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First generation (1997-2005)


Volvo introduced the generation C70 at the 1996 Paris Show . following a European as a 1997 model, and later as a model in North America both low-pressure (2.4L) and (2.3L), Straight-5 . Turbocharged engine and Manual transmission and transmission . Peter Horbury [1] [2] the exterior and Mexican designer Diaz de la Vega [3] led the interior team.

The C70 broke Volvo’s decades-long tradition of boxy, rectilinear According to Peter Horbury, design chief from to 2002, with the C70, threw away the box, but the toy inside! [4] Our vision was to design a that would meet the of a family of four looking for blue-sky motoring in a vehicle providing stylish looks, and faultless driving and road-holding. [5]

In a development program of 30 months [2] and with a Volvo 850 -derived platform . [2] Britain’s TWR ( Tom Walkinshaw ) co-designed the car’s basic and suspension tuning with Manufacture of the C70 was a joint venture [4] the two companies experienced disputes threatened to interrupt production; TWR did not to the second generation C70.

Volvo’s first modern the C70 was manufactured in Uddevalla . Sweden on a assembly line from the Sedan (car) and Station . The four-seater convertible featured an glass rear window, (pop-up) rollover hoops, belt Seat belt . steel reinforced A-pillars, and side airbags, and a safety a horseshoe like structure the passenger compartment [3] .

The cloth convertible top, available in four colors, [6] was automatic, operated by a single, button. [6] The top stored automatically an integral rigid Tonneau in a system pioneered in modern with the fourth generation SL-Class .

The C70 convertible exhibited two traits endemic to convertibles: rear visibility [6] and pronounced shake [7]. a characteristic the structural design of the bulkhead engine and passenger compartment of a suffers sufficiently poor to negatively impact ride and and to allow noticeable vibration, or chassis-flexing into the passenger

An early special editions two-tone leather interior, (1998) Dolby Pro Logic I with 3-disc integrated unit (via a cartridge) 500 of power and 12 high end Dynaudio speaker .

The C70 was introduced to the press in a signature (saffron orange metallic) and for the marketing, the 1997 movie The (film) featured a C70 recalling the connection of the Volvo P1800 and the TV from the early 1960s, Templar with Roger as Simon Templar.

Second (2006-)

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