The highlight of the interior is Volvo’s 15-inch, portrait-oriented display, which runs a newer version of the company’s Android Automotive OS. Volvo says the new OS has significantly faster processing speeds, all thanks to the NVIDIA core, which is good, since past examples of this software have been known to lag, especially on startup.
As you’d expect, everything inside the EX90 looks and feels fantastic. Even in this early show car, there’s a level of fit and finish that really sells its $80,000 price tag. Everything that looks like metal is metal, and beautiful bits of glass are used on things like the entertainment dial on the center console. Speaking of which, Page said that while the EX90’s cabin is largely free of physical buttons, keeping this controller on the console was crucial. “We’ve done a lot of consumer research,” he said. “With things like volume control, it’s important to still have a rotary.”