Volvo unveiled the all-new XC90 back in August but the manufacturer also introduced the XC90 First Edition, which was reportedly sold out in just 47 hours. Now, the Swedish manufacturer unveiled another variant of the XC90: the 2015 Volvo XC90 R-Design. That’s right folks, the XC90 just got sportier and looks absolutely stunning!
As a result, the vehicle arrives with a redesigned front bumper, a new front grille, new fog lights, a silk metal window surround, integrated roof rails and silver matt mirror covers. At the rear, there is a redesigned bumper with integrated air diffuser and larger dual exhausts.
The design is completed by the 20-inch R-Design alloy wheels, but smaller wheels are available too. Inside, the XC90 R-Design gets gearshift paddles, Contour sports seats, a steering wheel wrapped in leather just like the gearshift knob, new pedals, floor mats and illuminated tread plates.
An R-Design leather key remote control also comes as standard. In addition, the interior gets a 12.3-inch display that features a unique R-Design theme.
The 2015 XC90 R-Design can be ordered with the T6 turbocharged and supercharged petrol engine that produces 320 hp (239 kW) and 400 Nm (295 lb-ft) of torque. A T5 petrol engine is also available with 254 hp (189 kW) and 350 Nm (258 lb-ft) of torque.
For diesel fans, we have a twin-turbodiesel D5 engine that generates 225 hp (168 kW) and 470 Nm (347 lb-ft) of torque. A less powerful D4 disel engine arrives with 190 hp (142 kW) and 400 Nm (295 lb-ft) of torque.