Volvo's top-of-the-line 90 Series of luxury vehicles gains a new member in Geneva today with the official debut of the 2017 V90 estate.

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The large wagon continues to evolve the automaker's new Scandinavian design language, leading off with distinct "Hammer of Thor" LED daytime running lights.

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Like the rest of the 90 Series, the V90 is based on Volvo's SPA platform, sharing much of its construction and proportions with the S90 sedan.

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Behind the concave grille, you'll find Volvo's 2.0-liter supercharged and turbocharged four-cylinder engine making 320 horsepower.

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The wagon will also be available with Volvo's T8 plug-in hybrid powertrain, which adds electrification to the super turbo setup.

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Total system output for the T8 PHEV tops 400 horsepower. The hybrid also boasts about 31 miles of pure electric range.

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The V90 will be available with two all-wheel drive systems: a mechanical Haldex system and an e-AWD system for the T8 hybrid.

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Specific packaging and options haven't been detailed, but we expect that -- like the S90 and XC90 -- that the wagon will be available with an optional load-leveling air suspension.

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The "V" in its name stands for "versatile," indicating that the wagon boast more interior space for cargo than the sedan.

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Aside from more space, the V90 also offers a larger aperture for loading bulky items.

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The motorized tailgate opens and closes at the touch of a button.

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The wagon offers a compromise between the large and upright XC90 SUV and the low, dynamic S90 sedan.

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Volvo's Sensus infotainment system makes a return appearance, offering Apple CarPlay functionality, Spotify and other app connectivity, and soon, Android Auto.

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The V90's cabin continues to offer the high level of luxurious appointment that we've seen on the other 90 Series models.

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Volvo has also stated that the V90 will feature standard semi-autonomous Pilot Assist when it launches.

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Pilot Assist will steer the vehicle to stay between lane markers on the highway, automatically maintain a set speed, and decelerate to maintain a safe following distance with a lead vehicle if necessary.

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Think of it like autopilot for the highway. Pilot Assist will be joined by a laundry list of standard driver aid features.

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"We have a very strong position in the estate segment," said Hakan Samuelsson, president and chief executive of Volvo Cars. "In many people's minds we are known as the definitive estate brand. While the Volvo brand today stands for more than estates, we are proud to carry forward this rich heritage with the V90."

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The 2017 Volvo V90 will reach the European market later this year and will be sold in North America in 2017.

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