Volvo XC90: A Bowers and Wilkins audio set

While the presentation of the new XC90 is expected later in the year and we just discover the cabin, Volvo continues to gradually distill information. Swedish SUV will inherit a Bowers & Wilkins set.

Bowers and Wilkins audio set

In announcing this system called Premium Sound, Volvo unveils the specifics. The owners of future Volvo XC90 music lovers will be pleased to enjoy such high range audio set.

As the list the manufacturer, this set consists precisely of a Harman 12-channel amplifier of 1400 Watts, 19-speaker Bowers & Wilkins and a subwoofer, subwoofer ventilated of 250 mm.

“The subwoofer is integrated into our new SPA chassis is perhaps a world first in the automotive industry. This increases the capacity of the subwoofer to brew more air, allowing severe low as 20 Hz. Basically, it turns the entire cabin into a huge subwoofer”, dissects Michael Adenauer, responsibility in this area at Volvo.

This audio set offers “software’s treatment of its most sophisticated Swedish specialist Dirac Research”. In fact, Volvo says that the software “controls the timing and co-manages the various speakers for optimum sound in the direction of one or more seats to choose from and can also recreate the sound specific to certain scenes or concert halls”.

In fact, besides this audio together more upscale, Volvo will offer two other topics: High Performance system with 224W amplifier and 12 speakers and the system performance with 52W amp and 6 speakers. It will be take place on the next XC90 to appreciate the resulting sound.