Bowers & Wilkins sound system for all-new Volvo S90

Bowers & Wilkins has collaborated with Volvo Cars on the sound system for the all-new S90, a luxurious entrant to the executive sedan arena. The Bowers & Wilkins Audio System features Tweeter-on-Top technology for pristine audio performance.

Following the success of 2015’s Volvo XC90 collaboration, Bowers & Wilkins has now worked with Volvo Cars to create a second fantastic sound system for the all-new Volvo S90 sedan. The Bowers & Wilkins Audio System is uniquely tuned to the S90’s interior audio signature, and features a number of core Bowers & Wilkins technologies.


Among these is the innovative Tweeter-on-Top design. In the Volvo S90, the dashboard-mounted centre tweeter ensures absolute voice clarity by physically separating the tweeter from the confines of the dashboard delivers clearer, purer treble, particularly vital for vocals.

“With tweeter-on-top technology, more of the signal reaches the listener directly from the tweeter. So the S90 system sounds incredibly tangible and lifelike,” said Stuart Nevill, Bowers & Wilkins Head of Engineering.


Of course, sound is about far more than just the high notes. The speakers include Bowers & Wilkins signature yellow Kevlar® 100mm midrange drivers, visible but protected by a grille designed for optimum acoustic openness.


The Volvo S90 features a total of 19 speakers driven by a highly efficient Class D amplifier for a total of 1,400 Watts power. Each speaker is precisely placed and tuned to match the interior acoustics of the car.

The innovative S90 also features a luxurious interior, and the Bowers & Wilkins Audio System fits in perfectly, with finely etched grilles and discreet – but acoustically advantageous – speaker placement.


The result of this innovative audio engineering: a highly luxurious car with a top-class audio system.


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    A beautiful car with an unbelievable sound system which I’ve got to hear I’m told. Looking forward to it

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