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2009 Volvo V50 - 2.4i - R-Design
(This page has been prepared by the NZ owner of this car, webmaster Jim Hekker )

Great looking Volvo V50

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Volvo Cars introduced the Volvo V50 at the 2003 Bologna Motor Show as the station wagon version of the Volvo S40 small family car. The Volvo V50 is more a 'lifestyle' estate than an outright load-carrier such as the V70, however with the rear seats folded, it offers a useful 1307 litres of load space, a very practical and versatile car, with a load area that is well thought out and split rear seats that fold quickly and simply. It offers additional space for carrying stuff that you would normally not be able to load into a sedan.

Introduced in 2009, R-Design equipment gives the V50 a sporting,  performance oriented edge, pushing the envelope in the compact sportswagon class. It's dressed with a unique grille with matte silver surround and R-Design logo, a sport body kit with colour- coordinated side skirts and front and rear spoilers, leather seats, aluminium sport pedals, sport gear knob, R-Design inlays, blue watch dial instrument cluster and sport steering wheel.

The cabin looks fantastic, thanks in no small part to the 'floating' centre console, which is attached to the main part of the dashboard only at the top and the bottom. The front seats are comfortable and supportive, and the fully adjustable steering wheel helps to ensure there should be a driving position to suit everyone. Volvo safety features such as Stability Control and general equipment are impressive, too.  It's a great car to drive, with good but firm ride.

EngineTransversely Mounted, B5244S4, 2435cc, 5 Cyl, Normally Aspirated, All Aluminium, DOHC 20 Valve with CVVT, Power 170 hp - 125kW @ 6,000 rpm, Torque 230Nm @ 4,400 rpm,

Gearbox: AW55-51 Five-speed 'Geartronic' micro-processor controlled automatic.

Dimensions:
Length 4522mm, Height 1457mm

Wheels: 17"x7" Serapis Silver Bright Aluminium

Tyres: Pirelli P7 - 205/50/R17

Volvo Factory: The V50 is build in the Belgian Gent Volvo factory, actually a Volvo V50 R-Design was the 4 Millionth Vehicle Produced on 8 August 2008 in Gent.

The V50 is built on the same chassis as the Ford Focus and in Europe it shares some of the Ford engines like the 1.6L, 1.8L and 2.0L petrol engines, also 1.6L, 2.0 and 2.4 diesel engines. In New Zealand only the 2.4i, 2.5L T5 and 2.0L Diesel are imported.

Engines Petrol 
Configuration Displacement cc Power kW/hp Torque Nm Engine code
 T5 - 5 - 2521  169/230 320 B5254T7
 2.4i - 5 - 2435  125/170 230 B2544S4
 2.4  - 5 - 2435  103/140 220 B5244S5
 2.0 - 4 - 1998  107/145 185 B4204S3
 1.8 - 4 - 1798  92/125 165 B4184S11
 1.6 - 4 - 1596  74/100 150 B4164S3

Turbo Diesel
Configuration Displacement cc Power kW/hp Torque Nm Engine code
 2.4 D - 5 - 2400  132/180 400 D5244T13
 2.4 D - 5 - 2400  132/180 350 D5244T8
 2.4 D - 5 - 2400  120/163 340 D5244T9
 2.0 D - 4 - 1997  100/136 320 D4204T
 1.6 D - 4 - 1590  80/109 240 D4164T

Some other interesting V50 versions below:


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