Prices and specification details for Volvo’s new, high performance S60 R and V70 R models, expected in showrooms early this summer, have now been released.
In addition, Volvo has also announced it is increasing XC90 production and an additional 900 cars are destined for UK delivery later this year, with a further production increase scheduled for 2004.
Planning ahead for these additional cars and 2004 production, the XC90’s 2002 launch prices have now been slightly revised.S60 R - High Performance Saloon - On the road prices for the S60 R:
With 300bhp, sub-six seconds 0-62mph performance, the latest Haldex AWD, and one of the most advanced active chassis systems ever seen on a road car, Volvo’s S60 R takes on high performance saloon rivals such as the Mercedes C32 AMG and Audi S4.
It also offers an excellent standard specification, which includes:
Naturally it has a high level of safety features too, including an Inflatable Curtain down each side of the car for protection against side impacts, and Volvo’s WHIPS anti-whiplash front seats.
Desirable options include ‘Atacama’ natural leather upholstery and a ‘Communications pack’ which includes a satellite navigation system with a DVD covering all of Europe, with or without a TV, and an integrated hands-free GSM telephone.
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