The Swedish carmaker delayed production of right-hand drive versions of the vehicle so it could satisfy demand from its home market and the US. One dealer, Alan Gibson Basingstoke, says the delay could make the car even more desirable. “Customers who want the XC90 are prepared to wait,” says MD Alan Gibson.
UK supplies for 2003 are restricted to 4000 – the US gets the bulk of the 50,000 production. CAP says it's likely to generate residual values of around 44 per cent for the T6 and 51 per cent for the D5 diesel.