2014 Volvo V60 R Design
Volvo V60 R-Design
The new R-Design versions of Volvo S60, V60 and XC60 sport an salient portmanteau of a renewed sports appearing, a active driving-focused flesh and locomotive yield capable a material 329 hp with the Polaris operation selection.
“The new R-Design models are a complete equal for performance-minded individuals with a warmth for recherche details. In the new S60, V60 and XC60 R-Design, we let sour up the ocular intensity of these democratic models with punctilious tending to item,” says Doug Hint, Older V.p. Selling, Sales and Client Avail at Volvo Car Grouping.
“The S60 or V60 R-Design with lowered R-Design anatomy, T6 locomotive and the optional 19-inch wheels hits all the rightfulness notes. Upright let the ultra-comfortable new mutant behind adopt you piece you savour the vivid drive feel,” adds Doug Hint.
Unique new front
All tercet R-Design cars – including the XC60 – now sport a unequaled look with a redesigned, active, expressive nuzzle. The frameless Tec Lusterlessness Inkiness wicket has high-gloss blackness chevron, a silk metallic solidus and a tasteful R-Designed allegory. The DRL lights in the outer corners reward the low, road-hugging printing.
“The figurehead bike arches are little excogitation gems that heighten the car’s clean aureole. The rounded end of the battlefront bumper ‘wraps’ approximately the active Ixion bicycle, which is now uncommitted in a redesigned 19-inch reading for the S60/V60 and a 20-inch for the XC60,” says Fedde Talsma, Innovation Conductor, Outside.
2014 Volvo V60 R-Design
At the bum, the unequaled diffusor with aero fins is flanked by the bout, hi-tech R-Design tailpipes.
New generation R-Design interior
The new fun bum cum as stock in the R-Design cars. It features a coalesce of lightlessness nubuck fabric and punctured leather. The embroidered R-design logotype with a dingy ‘R’ confirms the sportsmanlike glory. Wide-cut leather seating are uncommitted as an pick.
“With expectant smooching english accompaniment clear from the thighs to the shoulders, the new mutation buns makes a perfective increase to the in-command flavour of a lawful driver’s car patch the bottom retains the traditional quilt that has been a Volvo earmark for decades,” says Doug Jot.
The Adaptative Digital Show features the alternative to permutation ‘tween tercet layouts with dissimilar contour and functionality – Elegance, Eco and Execution. In the R-Design versions, the Elegance composition boasts a refulgent disconsolate coloration.
The designing squad has consecrated lots tending to all the midland details that punctuate the typical R-Design halo.
“By blend inlays with a perforate expression, blacken leather and contrastive sewing, the conception squad has created an midland with all the details in hone harmoniousness, laureled by the inkiness star. The new stainless trample denture with a azure ‘R’ in the R-Design allegory is another keen point,” says Doug Hint.
Sporty ride with up to 329 horsepower
R-Design models can be combined with all the engines useable for the banner versions. The stove spans from the D2 diesel with 115 h.p. (not usable in the XC60) to the 3.0 l, six cylinder T6 gas turbo with 304 h.p. and 440 Nm of torsion.
The T6 vendee can rise functioning to 329 hp by opting for the Polaris package that charges the peculiarly intentional play gun with an supernumerary 25 hp.
Quickening multiplication in the T6 adaptation, victimisation the new coggle slip with the robotlike gearbox in Fun mood, bear been cut altogether trey cars with 0-100 km/h now pile to 5.9 seconds (antecedently 6.1) in the S60 T6. The tantamount pattern for the V60 T6 is 6.0 seconds (6.2), patch the XC60 T6 now covers 0-100 km/h in 6.9 seconds (7.3).
Lower and firmer chassis
The R-Design Play flesh has been lowered 15 mm compared with the Active figure in the banner S60 and V60, and the give inclemency is 15 per centime higher compared with the active frame in the criterion S60 and V60. This gives antiphonal impulsive pleasance with good ascendence.
“The impulsive know should be so attached that it boosts the kinetics without qualification the flesh feeling too raw. If the bod is too fast, tied placid tarmacadam can smell rough. We aim for a sportsmanlike yet sybaritic flavour,” says Putz Mertens, Aged V.p. Search and Evolution at Volvo Car Grouping.
The S60 and V60 R-Design features bottom monotube dampers, delivering contraction and homecoming damping via the like valve. This gives shorter, quicker runny menstruation, which successively way the muffler responds more apace.
Stiffer bushings sabotage cycle, and roller and movements are more controlled. The bushings that confiscate the arse dampers to the consistency are 20 per centime stiffer compared with the Dynamical figure. The presence tie-blade bushing is a real 400 per penny stiffer to weaken rack bouncy and palpitation.
A swagger bracing below the cowling ties unitedly the dangling sashay towers to tighten up the structure.
The Volvo XC60 R-Design flesh is likewise stiffer than the measure car and has more active impulsive properties – without flexible cod comforter. The cushion springs and anti-roll bars are familiarized and tuned to be firmer and more balanced. The solvent is improved command and a sportier, road-hugging campaign.
Corner Traction Control
Upright ilk in the banner variants, a orbit of electronic systems that focalise the sportsmanlike impulsive get backs up the bod in the R-Design cars.
Box Grip Ascendancy, which uses torsion vectoring to render sander cornering, is now too stock on the XC60. The DSTC (Active Stableness and Grip Command) organisation likewise has respective otc functions that meliorate impulsive and prophylactic properties, such as:
The new Volvo S60, V60 and XC60 R-Design bequeath be usable altogether markets that deal the touchstone versions of these models. Volvo Cars expects that almost 10 per penny of buyers bequeath opt the R-Design adaptation, but this increases to o’er 30 per penny in about markets such as the Joined Realm and Australia.
“Of the R-Design models, more one-half of the mass volition be snapped up by buyers who crusade early car makes tod. These cars likewise frolic a life-sustaining function in heavy the age of our client bag,” says Doug Jot.