A Swedish craftmanship.
The XC90 Excellence is based on Volvo’s all new XC90 sports utility vehicle, but the similarity ends there. The XC90 Excellence has just four seats compared to the original’s seven, creating an enormous amount of additional space for rear seat passengers that helps to deliver an exceptional customer experience. Handmade champagne glasses and a heating or cooling cup holder in crystal glass from Orrefors are major contributors to that ultimate luxury experience of Scandinavian Design.
”Teaming up with Orrefors is really exciting. The iconic elements of Swedish design, like crystal, is key for Volvo’s ambitions to place itself in the top of the automotive industry. And for me as a designer it’s pure delight to work with the materials and combine them with a modern Scandinavian design in a high-tech packed premium car environment.”
Robin Page, Head of Interior Design at Volvo Cars.
The collaboration between Volvo Cars and Orrefors was initiated when Volvo developed its S60 concept car and Orrefors was given the prestigious mission to design a center console out of crystal. The Swedish crystal was an appreciated interior detail and when Volvo exhibited their concept car “Concept Estate” at the Geneva Motor Show in 2014 Swedish crystal was once again part of the interior. This time in the shape of a crystal gearshift from Orrefors. The stylish gearshift is now a reality, handmade by our skilled glassworkers in Sweden, and an optional feature in the new Volvo XC90 and S90.