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Volvo announces R-Design specification

Thu, 08 May 2008
The new Volvo V70 will be available to pick up in R-Design specification, the automobile manufacturer has announced.

According to the Swedish firm, the vehicle has an enhanced, sportier drive and a number of features included stiffer anti-roll bars and bushings.

Inside, the model comes with leather-faced sports upholstery embossed with the R-Design log, while the dashboard features new instrument dials with blue inserts.

In terms of price, there is a difference of up to £380 between the V70 and the SE Lux models, while the new R-Design variants are £1,750 above the standard SE trim.

"I'm convinced we've found exactly the right balance," commented vice president of chassis and vehicle dynamics for the car Ekkehard Schwartz.

Volvo is a Swedish company founded in 1927 which constructs trucks, buses and provides financial services.

Its headquarters is located in Gothenburg and is president and CEO is Leif Johansson.

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