The 2015 Volvo XC90 R-Design is the latest in line of the crossover SUV series from Volvo. The R-Design is a cosmetic upgrade of the new Volvo XC90 unveiled earlier this year. It is dubbed as the sporting-oriented variant and stands out with distinctive detailing in both its exterior and interior design.
2015 Volvo XC90 R-Design Exterior
The exterior has been packaged to display an elegant and luxurious sporting outlook. The seven-seat SUV comes with some eye catching details such as silk metal window surround, integrated dual exhausts, integrated silver roof rails, silver matt mirror covers and low profile tires all balanced on 22-inch alloy sport wheels. The gross weight of the vehicle is 5798 lbs and it has an exterior dimension of 16 ft. 2.8 in. length, 5 ft. 9.9 in. height and 6 ft. 7.1 in. width. It also boasts of a fairly large trunk size with a maximum capacity of 87.7 cubic feet when the second and third row seat are folded up. The space available behind the third row alone is 15.8 cubic feet.
2015 Volvo XC90 R-Design Interior
Just like the exterior, the interior of the new Volvo XC90 R-Design 2015 luxury SUV is elegantly laid out with the R-Design contour sport seats and perforated leather steering wheel and gear knob. It also comes with an R-designed leather key remote control and has the new touchscreen technology embedded in the system. There are telematics functions available such as voice activated navigation system and an on-call telecommunication service. A City Safety system has been introduced in this model that brings the vehicle to an automatic stop if it senses an intending danger ahead like collision with an object or a pedestrian, which ensures the safety of the passengers.
The 2015 Volvo XC90 R-Design comes with a 2.0 litre twin-turbocharged diesel capacity four-cylinder engine with 222 hp, also there are petrol engines that is both supercharged and turbocharged with 316 hp. There is additionally 80 horsepower with electric motor which goes with petrol variants and that offers up to 390 hp in output and 470 pound feet of torque. It has an 18.8 fuel tank capacity that runs on gas. It is estimated to accelerate from zero to 60 mph in about 6.5 seconds. CO2 emissions will be 60 grams per kilometer.
The official 2015 Volvo XC90 R-Design release date has not been set, however, production is set to begin in May 2015, and release shortly afterwards. This luxury SUV is estimated to cost between $45,000 and $50,000. The new XC90 R-Design 2015 is a classic family SUV that has a luxurious feel to it, and its beauty and efficient performance together with improved security features is expected to appeal to a wide range of potential customers.