Volvo C70 Review |CarAdvice

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Volvo C70


Joining the Volvo C30 range. a remodeled has also joined the Swedish 2010 lineup this introducing the 2010 Volvo C70.

all-new frontal styling, to bring a family face to the the revised Volvo C70 convertible sports a new look rear and upgrades for a more exclusive, dramatic impact.

Like the C30. the revised C70 also upswept headlamps, that now elegantly into the upper of the front guards, complimenting the air intakes in the remodelled front bar.

At the rear, C70 features new LED lamps, and a new, re-profiled bar to give C70 a wider, cleaner

#8220;What we have done is to redesign the front and rear so harmonise more with today#8217;s and tomorrow#8217;s Volvo explains Volvo#8217;s Exterior Designer, Fedde Talsma.

have also increased the of the materials and trim details to the atmosphere of luxury and enjoyment the car.#8221;

Retaining all the familiar appointments, the C70#8242;s cabin has slightly tweaked to enhance its look and feel.

Among the are a wider, more sleek cluster, while on the dashboard, the surface features a new texture to tactility. The new instrument panel appears more elegant before, while still simple to read and thoughtful in its of use.

Aluminium trim have been upgraded the cabin with a new honeycomb that adds depth and resists scratching.

Again, similar to C30, the C70 features a new, optional Oyster Burst trim for the stack which is inspired by the Swedish Hagstrom guitars famous by the likes of Presley, and Hendrix. The new trim can also be on the door panel inlays.

is even better detail to make driving a more experience than ever said Mr Talsma.

For greater C70#8242;s seating has been in softer leather. A new Cranberry Red option joining the extensive of trim colour choices. The C70 can seat four …

Wind protection is aided by a mesh shield that can be across the rear seats not in use.

Under the bonnet, the C70 features two choices according to model The Volvo C70 S offers a 2.4-litre naturally aspirated petrol that delivers 125kW of and 230Nm of torque. It can be mated to a five-speed manual or five-speed automatic transmission.

For a little pep, the upper-spec Volvo C70 T5 is with a 2.5-litre five-cylinder petrol engine that out a healthy 169kw of power and of torque. The C70 T5 is offered with the of six-speed manual or five-speed automatic transmission.

Automatic attract no price premium manual models.

When it to options, the C70 is available with a option pack, known as the Pack, in addition to the wide list of individual options and

Teknik Pack ($4725 on T5 / on 2.4i):

Satellite Navigation

Spot Identification System

Active Bending Lights Xenon)



Headlamp Washer System

all Volvos, safety is a core of the C70. The car specifically engineered to be one of the convertibles on the market.

Included in the extensive list of standard features are dual-stage front front-side airbags, door-mounted airbags #8212; which a world first for Volvo plus ESP with Traction and ABS brakes with EBA and EBD.

WHIPS Whiplash Protection in offered in the front seats all passengers are protected by SIPS Impact Protection System and Roll-Over Protection System.

is located behind the rear the system deploys steel bars (as well as the curtain and seatbelt pretensioners) in the event of a accident.

Similar to the C30, the C70 also includes Volvo’s Brake Light (EBL) Active at speeds over EBL pulses the brake lights at a of five times per second if the are applied forcefully, such as an emergency stop. Once the speed is reduced to 10km/h, the lights stop flashing and the lights are activated.

The hazard can then be manually deactivated, or cancel themselves once the speed again reaches

The C70#8242;s folding roof the car from a stylish convertible to a coupe in just 30 seconds. The steel roof controlled at the of a button.

#8220;The C70 was always style and sophistication,#8221; says Australia#8217;s Managing Director, Desselss.

#8220;The new model integrates Volvo#8217;s latest language while also upgrading its status in the luxury segment.#8221;

CarAdvice will you a full road test of the new C70 over the coming weeks. tuned.

* Pricing is a guide as to us by the manufacturer and does not include delivery, on-road or statutory

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