Volvo’s luxury executive-class
V90 gets a stylishly sporty makeover in the shape of the R-Design. A genuine
challenger to competitors such as BMW’s M Sports and Audi’s S-Line series, this
performance vehicle is available at Johnsons Volvo in Gloucester, Oxford, Solihull and
The improved sporty V90 R-Design boasts a number of eye-catching features, including a newly designed front fascia and five-spoke alloy wheels as well as arange of LED lighting, including front fog lamps These improved LED lights provide at least twice the strength of standard halogen bulbs and is also more energy-efficient. A hands-free tailgate enables easy access to the car’s boot.
The vehicle features a number of R-Design-branded elements, including steering wheel with gearshift paddles, sporty gearshift knob and pedals. Figure-hugging sports seats provide optimal comfort for each traveller inside the car’s plush and spacious cabin. Additional accessories such as an iPad Holder and Apple CarPlay could make the journey ever more enjoyable for all passengers. In regards to storage, the Volvo V90 R-Design benefits from a 1,526-litre-capacity boot which includes a hidden compartment, which is ideal for discreetly stowing valuables.
A range of 2.0-litre engines includes a 187bhp diesel unit which, of the vehicle’s conventional options, is the most fuel-efficient choice. This produces 400Nm of torque, and returns as much as 68.9mpg and a 119g/km CO2 emissions figure. Even better, a 316bhp hybrid-electric (also producing 400Nm of torque) can return CO2 emissions as low as 47g/km. All options are paired with eight-speed automatic transmission.