FOR THE LOVE OF SPORTY DRIVING
The Volvo XC90 R-Design
Powerful presence, dynamic attitude. Meet the luxury SUV with a sporting edge.
Inspired by performance
The XC90 R-Design is a luxury SUV with a sporting edge. Unique styling details and colours set the tone on the outside, while standard 20-inch alloy wheels provide the finishing touch. Inside, Perforated Nappa leather/Nubuck textile upholstery and Metal Mesh aluminium inlays combine a technical look with a luxurious feel.
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R-Design trim in detail
Strong by design
Bold details include glossy black grille inserts, side window surrounds and door mirror caps. Integrated tail pipes create a powerful impression at the rear.
In the driving seat
Contour seats upholstered in Perforated Nappa Leather/ Nubuck textile provide exceptional support so you can enjoy the drive.
Standard 20-inch or optional 22-inch alloy wheels complement the powerful look of the XC90. Our diamond-cut finish creates a bold, technical look.
A steering wheel in Perforated Nappa Leather, a charcoal headlining and steering wheel mounted gearshift paddles enhanced the sporty feel of the XC90 R-Design.
Make it yours
Create your perfect XC90. Choose from a wide range of colours, specifications and accessories.
Volvo Cars’ safety: a proud heritage
The safety vision that nobody will be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo car by 2020 is the result of a dedication to saving lives that has been passed on from generation to generation of Volvo people since the company was founded in 1927.
The long way to LA
In the future, a proposed supersonic train could propel passengers from San Francisco to LA in a mere 35 minutes. But if you’re not in a hurry, one of the world’s most beautiful coastal journeys is yours to explore. We take the long way to LA in the S90.
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.