Volvo S90: Sweden’s alternative to the big German luxury car.

The Volvo S90 is a luxury car that’s attractive on the eye, both inside and out. It could be said that it’s the Swedish alternative to the big German luxury car.

Though priced to compete with the Audi A6 and BMW 5 Series, its length actually makes it more resemble the Audi A8 and BMW 7 Series in size and rear legroom, although the German cars offer bigger engine options.

It’s not exactly a sporty car, but has more than enough go to get you anywhere you want in Bahrain. Being a Volvo, a brand famous for safety, there’s a wide array of features built in to keep you and your passengers protected from all manners of possible accidents and collisions, and all sorts of cool driver assistance features.

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There’s also loads of space. The seats are extremely comfortable, and all materials used in the cabin are top performance, it makes up for in highclass cabin comfort.

There are two engine options available in Bahrain. T5 models offer a front wheel drive turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine (250 horsepower, 258 pound-feet of torque) paired with eight-speed auto transmission. Allwheel drive is optional on T5 models.

The T6 is both supercharged and turbocharged (316 hp, 295 lb-ft) and comes with all-wheel drive.

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Standard features include 18-inch alloy wheels, LED headlights, panoramic sunroof, rear parking sensors, keyless entry and ignition, selectable drive modes, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, driver-seat memory functions, power-folding rear headrests, virtual instrument panel, 9-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and a 10-speaker audio system with satellite radio.

Safety features include forward collision warning and mitigation, adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, lane keeping assist, oncoming lane mitigation, a drowsy driver warning system, and a traffic sign reader.

Optional extras include parking assist, surround-view camera system, upgraded headlights and a head-up display, massaging front seats, and ventilated seats.

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