Volvo to Launch S100 Flagship Sedan
But it looks like Volvo’s Chinese owners have something else on their minds and want to develop a brand new flagship car, called S100. According to Geely chairman Li Shufu, the S100 will be developed on a stretched version of the platform that will underpin the next-gen S80, with production scheduled to begin at Volvo’s factory in Chengdu.
However, Shufu had nothing to say about the engines that will power the future S100, a vehicle that will compete against V8 and V12-powered cars. Volvo has already announced plans to drop just about anything that’s not a four-cylinder, and this is where they may have a problem. Will a four-potter flagship sell? Will it offer enough power? Two questions that won’t be answered very soon...
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