A foot space for kings

Shanghai (China ), April 21, 2015

Angela Merkel can be alternately in an Audi A8, a Mercedes S-Class and BMW 7 Series chauffeured, Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven probably go with a Volvo S80. But maybe he rises soon to the XC90. Because at the Shanghai Auto Show ( 22 to 29 April 2015) is to see a special version that flaunts a particularly comfortable executive chair in the rear.

To relax between meetings

On the Chinese auto show, the new top features of the SUV is shown with the XC90 Excellence. Even more luxurious the car with the so-called Console Lounge, which replaces the passenger seat. It is versatile and can be used as a footrest, desk, home theater, make-up console and shoe rack. "People who are constantly on the move from event to event or from meeting to meeting, need a space between them in the precious time provides the opportunity to relax and get ready for the next appointment ," says Volvo 's chief designer Thomas Ingenlath, That normally seven-seater XC90 in this version for three-seater is expected to disrupt the Kutschierten little. Whether the console but really hits the market has not yet been notified . ( sl)