2005 Volvo XC70 AT Concept

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from Volvo Press With three years of history behind it, Volvo of North America, LLC (VCNA) is perhaps its wildest concept yet for the 2005 show in Las Vegas, Built in conjunction with aftermarket specialists, ipd, the All Terrain (AT) has been modified to handle almost terra firma can dish

Based on the production version Volvo XC70, this modified one-off concept features an array of performance and upgrades and was inspired by the legendary 1000 Mexican desert And like its racing brethren, the AT is harnessed with a lot of horsepower its hood.

The XC70 AT features a 2.5-liter 5-cylinder engine that is found in the V70 R sport wagon. But the V70 R makes an impressive 300 horsepower, the AT, with its Garrett GT2835R and ipd/MTE Stage III software makes 408 horsepower at 6,200 Keeping the hot-blooded engine is an Aquamist in-cylinder intercooling and an extra large top-mounted

Low restriction 3-inch stainless exhaust pipes emit a sound that would be familiar coming from a XC90 V8.

Producing an amazing 398 of torque at a low 4,000 rpm, the AT uses the same 6-speed transmission that is standard in the V8 and the 2006 V70 R. Making sure all wheels get the most of the broad curve is Volvo’s legendary automatic all-wheel-drive system by If any tire slips more one-seventh of a rotation, Haldex applies torque to the tires the most traction.

Even with all this and torque, every desert has to stop sometime. Thankfully the AT is fitted with the appropriate The fully functioning ABS features 13-inch cross-drilled Brembo each with 4-piston

Aggressive 20×10-inch KMC XD wheels and BF Goodrich All Terrain tires through almost anything and add to the AT’s intimidating stance.

New on the production XC70 for 2005 is remarkable Four-C adaptive ride system with and Comfort modes. Taking concept to the next level, ipd a custom fully independent air suspension offering 4-inches of via dash-mounted buttons.

Add in the ipd designed lift kit and the XC70 AT can ride up to 8 higher than the production XC70. To keep body in check, ipd 25-mm front and rear anti-sway bars been fitted.

Equally outside, the XC70 AT features a orange Saffron and Titanium scheme that pays to the stunning Baja, Mexico Ipd custom designed and fabricated the bumper (to conceal the 10,000-lb winch), side cladding and flares. On top, ipd custom the rack with the fully high-output back-up lights and the bar featuring sunlight-bright PIAA 520 lamps.

Additional accessories include a generator, high-lift jack, jerry can and tire and remote battery terminal connections.

the XC70’s harsh environment, the is easy to clean and befitting of premium brand image. The designed Volvo seats been covered in ipd custom-designed finished in a black and gray “wetsuit” material. Brushed trim pieces normally in the V70 R, replace the production XC70’s trim pieces, giving the a sporty, function appearance.

ipd was founded in 1963 and provides enthusiasts around the world performance parts accessories for models from 1958 to Product development and RD were through 15 years of amateur and sports car racing (including Volvo’s first professional in America in 1982). Today ipd is the leader in Volvo performance over 40 years of providing owners with legendary service, helpful tech full color catalogs and ipd has 22 employees and serve customers from our 18,000 square-foot in Portland Oregon.

VCNA, of the Volvo Car Corporation of Gothenburg, provides marketing, sales, service, technology and training to Volvo automobile retailers in the States, and oversees Volvo in Canada, Mexico and Puerto

Volvo has been building with Safety in mind for 75 years. The 2006 Volvo model line-up includes: the new S40 and its wagon counterpart the all-new the award-winning XC90; the sporty S60 – including the award-winning performance – S60 R and the performance wagon version – V70 R; the S80 luxury sedan; versatile V70 and rugged XC70 (Cross and, the all-new C70 convertible.

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