THE SPORTY EXPRESSION
The Volvo XC60 R-Design
Experience the Swedish SUV at its most dynamic. With refined, sporty styling and a driving experience to match.
Designed for driving
The XC60 R-Design is an SUV that exudes and inspires confidence. Bespoke design details inside and out promise dynamic appeal, and a sport chassis provides a driving experience to match.
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R-Design trim in detail
Strong by design
R-Design trim gives the XC60 an imposing presence, with glossy black exterior details, bold alloy wheel designs and integrated tail pipes.
Focused on driving
The XC60 R-Design is built for driving. Stiffer springs and shock absorbers provide even sharper handling, while steering wheel-mounted gearshifters keep you connected to the action.
In the driver’s seat
Contour seats in perforated Nappa leather/Nubuck textile upholstery set the tone for a true driver’s car, and provide exceptional support.
Wheels of distinction
A choice of diamond-cut alloy wheels, in 19-inch or 21-inch sizes, and finished in our characteristic diamond-cut, gives the XC60 a bold look.
Make it yours
Create your perfect Volvo XC60. Choose from a wide range of colours, specifications and accessories.
The race for perfection
In this article, we visit the Volvo Ocean Race Boatyard in Lisbon, Portugal. Here, we meet the team of experts responsible for repairing and re-fitting the entire fleet of Volvo Ocean 65 boats that will compete in the 2017-18 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race. We describe each team member’s individual area of expertise and show how the team works together to ensure that each boat is repaired identically, on time and to the highest possible standard. Their expertise in different areas represents the same level of competence you find at a Volvo workshop. We also meet Swedish sailor Martin Strömberg, who won the 2011-12 edition of the race, to find out what a great service programme gives him as a sailor.
Life’s invisible luxury
This article is part of our ‘Passionate people behind Volvo’ series. In this article, we meet two of the experts who work as part of Volvo Cars’ Interior Air Quality Testing Team. As we are guided through their working day, the Interior Air Quality Testing Team explain Volvo Cars’ approach to ensuring Volvo drivers enjoy a clean and healthy in-car environment that is free from emissions.
The race to the horizon
The fascinating background and history of the Volvo Ocean Race have turned it into one of the best-known and toughest endurance races in the sporting calendar. For four and a half decades, participants have challenging themselves and each other as they sail its course. In this article, we will trace the race back to its beginning - and beyond, looking at the developments that shaped modern sea travel and made it possible in the first place. We trace the history of the race all the way back to the opening of the Panama and Suez canals, and then how - decades later - Robin Knox-Johnson became the first man to sail single-handedly round the planet. We then describe the foundation of the race in the 70s, and the developments that turned it into the event we know today - with its cutting-edge boats, teams of world champion sailors and non-stop coverage.