At least the S60R and the V70R start from a nonboring baseline. With its broad shoulders and arcing roofline the S60 was ”a little bit against Volvo philosophy in that it put design over packaging,” says Lundin. Last year Volvo offered the Haldex electrohydraulic all-wheel-drive system, and this year the R debuts.
The result is an impressive 300 horsepower from 2.5 liters. Take your choice between a five-speed Geartronic automatic or six-speed manual transmission. R Line Volvos are equipped with standard full-time all-wheel drive, employing a Haldex differential to monitor traction and distribute power front to rear.
Volvo’s V70 R estate, to be precise. Meeting the luxury, space and performance criteria is Volvo’s flagship ’wagon’, the 155mph V70 R AWD. Fitted with a 6-speed Geartronic automatic transmission it costs £40,833.
This little feat arrives courtesy of the V70R’s combination of Haldex all wheel-drive, a DSTC (Dynamic Stability and Traction Control) handling Nanny and Volvo’s all new semi-active suspension.
Volvo V70R AWD Road Test Just another drive in the country, no off-roading planned, no need for mud tyres, high ground clearance and high driving position just the necessity to travel safely and precisely all year round.
V70 R. As the replacement for the popular 850 T-5R and 850 R, the V70 R was unveiled in May 1997. Similar to the previous generation R models it featured a unique leather/alcantara interior with diamond stitching on the seats.
Manufacturer: Volvo Cars
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Test Drive: 2004 Volvo V70R keep less experienced drivers from getting in over their heads so they chose to equip it with the added security of all-wheel-drive. Volvo’s advanced Haldex all-wheel-drive system is designed to activate seamlessly at the first hint of wheel slippage or traction loss, and to interact with both the Dynamic
Phase 3 2000 V70R AWD 265bhp, 5 speed auto, dual exhausts (the first in a factory Volvo), and bigger brakes. 0-60 in 6.3 seconds. Each of these R cars steps forward in performance and culminates in the 2000 R.
The used 2000 Volvo V70 R is offered in the following styles: R Turbo 4dr Wagon AWD. Pre-owned V70 R models are available with a 0-liter gas engine, with output up to 0 hp, depending on engine type. The used 2000 V70 R comes with all wheel drive.