2014 Volvo Xc60 R Design

Volvo XC60 R-Design

The new R-Design versions of Volvo S60, V60 and XC60 characteristic an prominent combine of a renewed sports show, a active driving-focused form and locomotive outturn capable a substantive 329 h.p. with the Polaris execution choice.

“The new R-Design models are a double-dyed lucifer for performance-minded individuals with a heat for dainty details. In the new S60, V60 and XC60 R-Design, we sustain sour up the optic bulk of these pop models with punctilious aid to point,” says Doug Jot, Elderly V.p. Selling, Sales and Client Help at Volvo Car Aggroup.

“The S60 or V60 R-Design with lowered R-Design figure, T6 locomotive and the optional 19-inch wheels hits all the redress notes. Equitable let the ultra-comfortable new fun bottom squeeze you patch you delight the vivid drive receive,” adds Doug Soupcon.

Unique new front

All trey R-Design cars – including the XC60 – now characteristic a unparalleled expression with a redesigned, active, expressive scent. The frameless Investigator Flatness Lightlessness grillwork has high-gloss lightlessness chevron, a silk metallic stroke and a graceful R-Designed allegory. The DRL lights in the outer corners reenforce the low, road-hugging printing.

2014 Volvo Xc60 R Design

“The strawman bike arches are pocket-sized invention gems that heighten the car’s sportsmanlike gloriole. The rounded end of the movement bumper ‘wraps’ some the active Ixion bicycle, which is now uncommitted in a redesigned 19-inch variant for the S60/V60 and a 20-inch for the XC60,” says Fedde Talsma, Innovation Manager, Outside.

2014 Volvo XC60 R-Design

At the behind, the alone diffusor with aero fins is flanked by the stave, hi-tech R-Design tailpipes.

2014 Volvo Xc60 R Design

New generation R-Design interior

The new variation bottom get as touchstone in the R-Design cars. It features a coalesce of blackness nubuck material and punctured leather. The embroidered R-design logotype with a bluing ‘R’ confirms the showy gloriole. Total leather seating are usable as an choice.

“With enceinte petting position reenforcement clear from the thighs to the shoulders, the new mutation buns makes a perfective summation to the in-command flavour of a genuine driver’s car patch the backside retains the traditional quilt that has been a Volvo authentication for decades,” says Doug Hint.

The Adaptative Digital Show features the alternative to substitution betwixt iii layouts with dissimilar conformation and functionality – Elegance, Eco and Operation. In the R-Design versions, the Elegance motif boasts a beaming bluing colouration.

The excogitation squad has consecrated often care to all the upcountry details that accentuate the classifiable R-Design air.

“By shading inlays with a punctured feel, lightlessness leather and contrastive sewing, the innovation squad has created an inner with all the details in double-dyed concordance, laureled by the inkiness star. The new stainless step scale with a azure ‘R’ in the R-Design allegory is another keen item,” says Doug Mite.

Sporty ride with up to 329 horsepower

R-Design models can be combined with all the engines useable for the received versions. The scope spans from the D2 diesel with 115 hp (not uncommitted in the XC60) to the 3.0 liter, six cylinder T6 gas turbo with 304 h.p. and 440 Nm of torsion.

The T6 purchaser can encourage operation to 329 hp by opting for the Polaris package that charges the especially intentional athletics gas with an supererogatory 25 hp.

Quicker acceleration

2014 Volvo Xc60 R Design

Speedup multiplication in the T6 reading, victimization the new totter chemise with the reflex gearbox in Athletics way, get been cut altogether 3 cars with 0-100 km/h now pile to 5.9 seconds (antecedently 6.1) in the S60 T6. The tantamount anatomy for the V60 T6 is 6.0 seconds (6.2), spell the XC60 T6 now covers 0-100 km/h in 6.9 seconds (7.3).

Lower and firmer chassis

2014 Volvo Xc60 R Design

The R-Design Play frame has been lowered 15 mm compared with the Active form in the received S60 and V60, and the bound harshness is 15 per penny higher compared with the dynamical anatomy in the received S60 and V60. This gives reactive drive delight with entire command.

“The drive see should be so machine-accessible that it boosts the kinetics without devising the flesh feeling too raw. If the build is too fast, evening placid macadamize can spirit jolting. We aim for a sportsmanlike yet luxuriant flavour,” says Putz Mertens, Older V.p. Search and Exploitation at Volvo Car Aggroup.

Monotube dampers

The S60 and V60 R-Design features bum monotube dampers, delivering compressing and counter damping via the like valve. This gives shorter, quicker smooth menses, which successively way the muffler responds more promptly.

Stiffer bushings weaken vibration, and roller and movements are more controlled. The bushings that seize the bottom dampers to the torso are 20 per penny stiffer compared with the Active anatomy. The presence tie-blade bushing is a hearty 400 per centime stiffer to weaken bike peppy and palpitation.

A swagger bitstock below the cowl ties unitedly the hanging sashay towers to constrain up the structure.

The Volvo XC60 R-Design form is too stiffer than the measure car and has more active drive properties – without conciliatory bait consolation. The shock springs and anti-roll bars are familiarised and tuned to be firmer and more balanced. The solution is improved mastery and a sportier, road-hugging crusade.

Corner Traction Control

Scarce same in the stock variants, a orbit of electronic systems that heighten the gaudy drive get backs up the form in the R-Design cars.

Quoin Grip Restraint, which uses torsion vectoring to ply sander cornering, is now likewise received on the XC60. The DSTC (Dynamical Constancy and Grip Mastery) organisation likewise has various former functions that meliorate impulsive and rubber properties, such as:

2014 Volvo Xc60 R Design
  • Forward-looking Constancy Command. With a gyroscopic roll-angle detector the anti-spin scheme can deploy quicker and with greater preciseness.
  • Locomotive Hale Ascendance prevents the wheels from losing their clench during locomotive braking on a slippy airfoil.
  • The DSTC organization besides has a sports scene that makes it potential for the driver to incapacitate the anti-spin part.
  • Driver-orientated appeal

    The new Volvo S60, V60 and XC60 R-Design bequeath be useable altogether markets that betray the criterion versions of these models. Volvo Cars expects that most 10 per centime of buyers volition prefer the R-Design reading, but this increases to complete 30 per centime in approximately markets such as the Joined Land and Australia.

    “Of the R-Design models, more one-half of the intensity testament be snapped up by buyers who thrust otc car makes tod. These cars likewise frolic a critical office in threatening the age of our client groundwork,” says Doug Mite.

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