Sources suggest that Volvo will export the Chinese-built, extended-wheelbase S90 sedan to Europe and the United States.
The extended-wheelbase S90 will be assembled at Volvo's facility in Daqing, a northeast city of China. Previously, Volvo's sales chief in China, Yuan Xiaolin, had announced Volvo's plans to export the sedan during the launch at the Chengdu auto show.
A spokesman at Volvo's headquarters in Sweden told the media that no decision has been finalised on the S90 exports from China. The S90 is Volvo's key model to position itself against premium car marques such as the Mercedes-Benz, BMW, and Audi.
The extended-wheelbase S90 will be the fifth vehicle produced in Volvo's China facility. The XC60 crossover and the extended-wheelbase versions of the S80, and the S60 are built at Volvo's plant in Chengdu.
The S90 will be the second model from Volvo to be exported from China. The Swedish automaker also ships the extended-wheelbase S60 from its Daqing plant to the United States.