Volvo announced today the company will introduce R-Design for the C30, S40, V50 and XC90. The R-Design models will be available in 10 exterior colors, and the R-Design badge in the grille is accompanied by a range of specially designed exterior and interior details.
Models will be offered with sporty 17 inch and 18 inch wheels; 19 inch and 20 inch wheels will be available on XC90 R-Design.
Inside the cars (C30, S40 and V50) there are seats in off-black Vulcaflex with the seat cushion and backrest in contrasting cream-colored leather. Other R-Design interior details include a leather-trimmed steering wheel with R-Design logo, the unique R-inspired instrument cluster, aluminum sport pedals, specially designed aluminum center stack and door inlays, gear selector with aluminum inlay and tufted dark sport floor mats with contrasting light leather seams.
The R-design package for the Volvo C30, S40 and V50 includes a choice between 10 exterior colours and the R-design badge in the grille is accompanied by a range of specially designed exterior and interior details.
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The C50 is a five-doors version of the Volvo C30. It will be unveiled at the end of 2008 and will compete with BMW 1-Series and Audi A3 Sportback. The C59 will go on sale in early 2009, costing around £500 more than the three-door version.
Volvo Car Corporation has decided to develop a completely new racing car and to continue its work with bioethanol (E85) and Green Racing in the STCC (Swedish Touring Car Championship) for three more years.
What do all this models have in comun? Maybe that they are luxury cars, or maybe expensive. No, is not that. The only thing they have in comun is this: they are not on sale yet, but they have a very long waiting list. These cars have a big impact on the brands they represent — more than likely, an impact out of proportion to the expected sales volumes — and most of them, like the high-performance, 2008 BMW M3, are new versions of an existing model name. This illustrates an age-old, auto (...) More
Volvo has announced today pricing for its 2008 model year lineup. The 2008 Volvo vehicle line has undergone enhancements to its model mix along with the introduction of the exciting C30. Other highlights include the addition of the new T6 turbocharged engine in the S80 luxury sedan, while the S40 sport sedan and V50 sportwagon receive major appearance updates and a bump in horsepower from 218 to 227. Later in 2007 Volvo will announce pricing for the all-new V70 and XC70 wagons. (...) More
Anticipation is growing as Volvo Cars of North America, LLC (VCNA) today announced pricing of the exciting new Volvo C30. With a starting price of just $22,700* for the well-equipped C30 Version 1.0 and $25,700* for the C30 Version 2.0, buyers will have plenty of opportunities to exercise their Free Will when the car goes on sale this October.