Volvo’s sportierV40 R-Design and Cross Country
Volvo Car Ireland has announced prices of the new Volvo V40 R-Sesign and Volvo V40 Cross Country.
Starting from €29,495 and €28,645 respectively, Volvo says it is now able to offer both a more sports inspired and a more rugged looking take on the V40. Both models are available to order now and first customer deliveries will start to take place in January 2013.
The V40 R-Design has taken cues from its R-Design stablemates in the rest of the range, with a re-profiled front bumper and rear diffuser, five-spoke Ixion wheels, silver matt door mirrors, unique R-Design embossed nubuck upholstery, sports floor mats, sports steering wheel and pedals. In addition to this, as standard, the V40 R-Design benefits from a TFT crystal display screen with unique blue colouring, illuminated gear-knob, unique R-Design aluminum trim, and vertical LED day-running lights.
Those wanting to complement the standard specification can add active bending xenon headlights with cleaning system, rain sensor, leather-faced R-Design embossed seats, cruise control, keyless start and rear theatre lighting.
The V40 R-Design is available in the striking launch colour, rebel blue, unique to R-Design, along with six other colours. Prices start from €29,495 for the D2 R-Design version which still benefit from class-leading CO2 emissions of 94g/km up to the D3 Geartronic R-Design available from €33,995.
The V40 Cross Country is Volvo’s answer to those customers who want a small five-door hatchback but with a more off-road and rugged look. As standard, the Cross Country ES is equipped with city safety technology, dynamic stability traction control system and pedestrian airbag, power windows, electronic climate control, leather steering wheel and gearknob.
The Cross Country can be further enhanced by specifying the Cross Country SE version. This includes the ample specification of the ES and auto folding power door mirrors with ground lights. Added luxury includes T-Tec/textile upholstery, cruise control, raw copper inlays, keyless start and steering wheel remote controls., The V40 Cross Country is available from €28,645 for the D2 Cross Country ES, up to €39245 for the D4 geartronic Cross Country SE LUX.