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Volvo Confirms Development of New S-Class

Posted on September 24, 2013

GOTHENBURG, Sweden — Geely and Volvo chairman Li Shufu has confirmed the Swedish brand will develop a new luxury flagship limousine to take on Germany’s best. According to CarNewsChina, Li confirmed the plans saying the new Volvo model, anticipated to be dubbed the S100, will be made in China and be based on a stretched variant of the Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) platform set to underpin the next-generation Volvo S80.

Planned to challenge the likes of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, BMW 7 Series and Audi A8, the S100 is intended to be a stand-alone vehicle in Volvo’s range, with aspirations of being larger and more luxurious than the new S80 and current S80L.

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