This Volvo SUV Feature Is Going to Be Expensive to Fix

The EX90 2024 is coming. And as an electric SUV, it will offer luxury, design and practicality. But one feature, in particular, could lead to some pretty expensive repairs. And that’s something Volvo calls the “Thor’s Hammer” headlights. While these lighthouses are extremely interesting, they are also complicated. So if you get into a frontal damage crash, replacing your lights won’t be as easy as going to the AutoZone.

What is the Volvo EX90?

The 2024 Volvo EX90 is a new electric car from the Swedish car brand. It’s Volvo’s first purpose-built electric vehicle, which means it’s entirely designed to run an electric powertrain. Expected to arrive in 2024, it won’t be cheap. But even the pre-production model appears to be packed with luxe features and premium materials.

it is actually outside. And these are the headlights of him. The headlights are shielded from daytime running lights and you can see them in action in the video above.

This feature is undoubtedly interesting, but it does add some complexity. And, in the event of a crash that damages the front end, there’s no way those lights are cheap to replace.

2024 Volvo EX90 | Volvo

At the same time, the person who is able to purchase this luxury SUV likely has the funds to keep up with the repairs. And Thor’s hammer lights are kind of like the modern day equivalent of pop-up headlights. Something that was a staple in the automotive industry.

An electric Volvo SUV is coming

The should arrive at some point next year. And once that is done, there will be a new luxury EV on the market. According to , it will offer up to 496 horsepower and the estimated range is around 300 miles.

The interior of the Volvo EX90, which will be an electric SUV.
2024 Volvo EX90 | Volvo

The price is expected to be around $80,000, but Volvo hasn’t confirmed the details yet. Eventually, Volvo hopes to only sell electric vehicles. And that will likely go into effect in 2030. So far, the EX90 will be the first of these dedicated EVs.

This SUV will be launched with a dual-motor powertrain. And that means there will be power to all four wheels. Knowing Volvo, there will probably be some kind of performance variant. Enabling people to get an electric vehicle that offers more horsepower.

When will the 2024 Volvo EX90 go on sale?

Earlier this year, Volvo revealed a pre-production model of the EX90. So, it’s not quite ready for production yet. But automotive journalist Doug DeMuro got a glimpse of the reveal in his video below.

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Volvo is definitely aiming for a modern and minimalistic design with this SUV. Gone are things like physical buttons to control the HVAC. The brand also said this will be the safest Volvo ever. And that should make it an ideal family vehicle if you’re after something upscale.

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