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 |  Nov 20 2013, 8:45 PM


Under the bright Hollywood lights, ordinary just doesn’t cut it – that’s why this year at the 2013 LA Auto Show, Volvo brought out its R-Design models.

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 |  Oct 02 2010, 6:31 AM


Volvo is adding even more style and a touch more performance to its new S60 and V60 models thanks to an optional R-Design package. Officially unveiled at the Paris Auto Show, the R-Spec package is available with any engine choice (in Europe anyway).

R-Design models are easily distinguishable by their new front-end, as well as an aggressive rear diffuser with twin exhaust pipes. Plus, there are special 18-inch five-spoke rims. Handling is then optimized thanks to a front strut brace, rear monotube shocks and lowering springs that drop the height of the sedan or wagon by 15mm.

Inside, there’s a more sport-oriented interior with new sport seats, an R-Design steering wheel, gear shifter, sport pedals and floor mats.

R-Design packages should be available at Volvo dealers in the U.S. shortly – although don’t plan on picking up a V60 R-Design as Volvo has yet to confirm the wagon for North America.

GALLERY: Volvo S60 R-Design


GALLERY: Volvo V60 R-Design


Official release after the jump:

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