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2019 Volvo S90 T8 plug-in hybrid beautifies electrification

Volvo's electrified luxury sedan looks beautiful while also being efficient and powerful.

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Manuel Carrillo III
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The 2019 Volvo S90 starts at just under $50,000. My loaded, all-wheel-drive T8 Inscription tester is priced at $82,190 including $995 for destination.

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Power for the top-tier S90 T8 comes from a supercharged and turbocharged, 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine connected to an eight-speed automatic transmission.

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With the help of an 87-horsepower electric motor on the rear axle, total system output is 400 horsepower and 472 pound-feet of torque.

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That's enough to get the near-4,600-pound sedan to 60 miles per hour in 4.8 seconds.

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With a fully charged battery ready to deliver up to 21 miles of all-electric driving range, the plug-in hybrid can deliver as much as 71 MPGe combined.

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As a regular hybrid, the S90 T8 is good for 29 mpg combined.

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My tester is equipped with a 12.3-inch instrument cluster display and a 9-inch touchscreen that supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

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Driver-assistance features include a head-up display, automatic high beams, adaptive cruise control with steering support, collision-mitigation braking, blind-spot monitoring and cross-traffic alert.

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Trunk space is on the shy side at just 13.5 cubic feet.

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