Ruh roh: Volvo to Drop R Sport Designation

The Ford-pwned Swedes say 2007 will be the last model year for cars bearing the R designation. That's how Volvo denotes souped-up models like the S60R and V70R. The loss of a high-performance sub-brand may be bad news for fans of the "flying bricks," but the move is a response to poor sales. According to Automotive… » 4/09/07 10:17am 4/09/07 10:17am