The Volvo S60 R and V70 R, unveiled at the 2002 Paris Motor Show, are packaged with the most powerful engine in the Volvo range. Volvo's newly developed five-cylinder 2.5 liter in-line turbocharged power plant produces 300 horsepower and 295 ft-lb of torque between 1,950 and 5,250 rpm.

Volvo is billing the S60 R and V70 R as true performance cars, designed for the ultimate driving experience without compromising the intelligent functionality that is the hallmark of Volvo.

Topping the Volvo S60 R and V70 R's list of technological breakthroughs is what is probably the world's most advanced active performance chassis with Four-C Technology (Continuously Controlled Chassis Concept). Four-C allows Volvo's R cars to offer both the uncompromising road holding of the extreme sports car with the comfort essential in a family car.

Source: Volvo Press Release

Car Specs

Engine: 2.5L Inline 5 Turbo
Weight: 1,770 kg / 3,900 lbs
Power: 221 kW / 296 hp / 300 PS
0-100 kph: 6.1 seconds
Torque: 400 Nm / 295 lb-ft
Top Speed: 250 kph / 155 mph

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