Volvo Special: XC90 First Drive Report


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Thanks Dhaya!

Its my pleasure to explain the concepts here.


Side-Impact Protection System (SIPS)

It reduces the risk of injury in collision from the side. The heavy steel body beams with a lot of sensors monitors & minimises the damage to the occupants & spreads the impact to beams & rooms & not directly on the spot. Inflatable curtain at the sides enhance the safety of head, chest and hip of the passengers.

Whiplash Protection System (WHIPS)

It minimises the injury incase of rear impacts. When a high speeding vehicle hits you from behind, WHIPS jumps in to save you. This is Volvo's unique system which cradles the spine and neck in a controlled manner. This system is activated by a collision of sufficient force from behind.

Alcoguard

As the name suggests, Alcoguard gaurds you from driving the vehicle when you are drunk. Usually these vehicles will not always be driven by self, you may ask you driver to drive it.

This feature hops in & you ahve to blow the air into the wireless units which inturn communicates with the electronic systems. Your breath sample will be analysed and result will be displayed onboard.
If you are drunk & if it exceeds 0.2 g/l, Alcoguard prevents the car from being started.
 
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Yes All manufacturers have their own standads in Active & Passive safety systems.

But Volvo is the safest of 'em all
 
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oh yes!
it looks great!
and the road it is driven is also great!
but it looked like Silencer was driving it slow! LOL
also i noticed, when Raju runs with Piya, Farhan opens the rear door. How?
is it a feature?
 
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Sorry!

I haven't watched the movie yet!

Will watch it tonight & give a answer for you :)
 

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oh yes!
it looks great!
and the road it is driven is also great!
but it looked like Silencer was driving it slow! LOL
also i noticed, when Raju runs with Piya, Farhan opens the rear door. How?
is it a feature?
hey, farhan opens the rear door with his hands only! he stretched back & pulled the knob. maybe you dint notice. no feature there.
 

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It was a XC90 R-Design which made its first appearance in the movie. Here are few pictures -:







Drive Safe,
350Z
 
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excellent pics!
just makes me go watch the movie again for the car!
this movie, i think, will surely put the XC90 on the radar of consumers now!
 
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Good one Aditya! But Farhan stretching back will not be seen that much. And the speed at which the door opens makes us think as its a feature!
 

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