KUALA LUMPUR: The new Volvo XC90 B5 Inscription Plus, a mild hybrid variant under the B badge line, is now available in addition to the flagship Volvo XC90 Recharge T8 Inscription Plus.
The XC90 B5 Inscription Plus has an integrated electrified powertrain, combining an advanced kinetic energy recovery braking system with its existing internal combustion engines to reduce fuel consumption and emissions.
It is equipped with a 4-cylinder turbocharged engine driven by an 8-speed automatic transmission with Geartronic, delivering an output of 249hp and 350Nm of torque.
"We are excited to strengthen our XC90 line-up with the introduction of our latest mild hybrid. This new variant allows our customers the flexibility to choose the powertrain that best suits their needs." said Volvo Car Malaysia managing director Charles Frump.
The sports utility vehicle (SUV) retains Volvo's signature features of a 360-degree surround view camera, 20-inch wheels and a Bowers & Wilkins Premium Sound Audio System.
Safety features include Lane Keeping Aid, Cross Traffic Alert and City Safety with Autobrake.
Priced from RM386,842.12 it comes in four different colours and is now available at all authorised Volvo dealers in Peninsular Malaysia. It'll be available at East Malaysian showrooms from March 5 onwards.