Volvo C30 Black Design to hit Italy

Volvo is set to launch a stylish special edition in the Italian market.

To keep style conscious Italians looking exclusively stylish, the C30 Black Design will be released in limited numbers.

Only 600 will be released and come with a Carbon Fibre look roof, pillars, grille surround and wing mirrors. Buyers will also have the option of 17 or 18-inch matte black wheels. Inside, the Black Design gets a special trim and a numbers plaque.There are three exterior colours to choose from too – white, grey or orange.

Under the bonnet there are three engine choices: a 115bhp D2 or 150bhp D3 diesel engine and 145bhp 2.0-litre petrol.

We wonder whether the special edition will be enough to draw Italian buyers away from their home-grown cars and into the Swedish brand. And why we're not getting it over here...
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