Volvo V40 R-Design, sportsmanship for the entire engine range

Volvo V40 R-Design

The spark and sportsmanship needed the new compact comes with Swedish Volvo V40 R-Design, as the brand with a youthful and carefree attitude in order to attract the younger buyer. This hotline will be available for the full range of Volvo V40 engine from the more austere D2 diesel 115 hp and CO2 emissions of 94 g / km, until 254 T5 petrol turbo hp. No further developments in regard to mechanical stresses.

The contribution of the Swedish racing team Polestar in Volvo V40 R-Design, with the details and I overtook yesterday and the design of front splitter, rear diffuser and general features sportier R-Design line. Probably the most striking detail of all is the blue body rebel, even though there will be a palette with six different colors to choose from.

After presenting the Volvo V40 R-Design at the Paris Motor Show, the reserves of this sports line will begin in October and the first deliveries will take place from January 2013. Volvo expects every tenth V40 henceforth reserved worldwide are equipped with the R-Design package.

A lowered sport chassis and optional for R-Design
Volvo V40 R-DesignOptionally, the R-Design package will have a chassis developed with Polestar, lowered 10 millimeters and firmer dampers and rigid. In the piston front axle McPherson suspensions rise up to 25 mm, while the rear shock absorbers have been improved with a single valve to compress and recover its position in a shorter time. The stabilizer bar has increased its diameter.

With a low center of gravity and stiff suspensions calibrated the Volvo V40 R-Design with sport chassis option aims to become more agile and quick response in all conditions.

The Volvo V40 R-Design will also feature a sportier interior
Volvo V40 R-DesignInside the Volvo V40 R-Design is available with three lines of different design and functionality: Eco, Elegance and Performance, with details like lighting common courtesy and blue accents. We have designed a specific cockpit with a new steering wheel, sports pedals and details like the knob of the gear lever and handbrake.

Most notable are the R-Design sport seats with leather upholstery and textile mixed Nubuck black with R-Design emblem sewn on the back. Optionally you can also equip full leather seats. On the dashboard and the other panels inlaid aluminum skin with visible seams are integrated into the decor of dark interior trims.

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