Volvo C70 Road Test (2006)

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Volvo C70

Road Test

As a testimony to the car’s rigidity, is only a minute amount of with the top down, on uneven

4 October 2006 MAC

The 2.4i has a output of 170PS (just 168 bhp) at 6,000rpm and the torque at 230Nm at 4,400rpm. With the manual transmission, it takes 9.1 to get form 0-62mph and the top speed is

Economical driving will get you near the published fuel figures of 21.9mpg and 42.2mpg for the and extra-urban cycles. The combined out as 31.4mpg and for every kilometre the exhaust emits 215 grams of which puts it in VED Band F.

driving is always easier if you a target to beat and the C70 has one in the form of a gauge. The trick is to set off on a journey, no how long and see if you can extend the range or a slow the rate of consumption, causing a problem to other users. It’s a good and seems to make the miles go

Speaking of miles, those of the variety are driven with comfortable ease. Even the top down, the wind noise enough to have me reaching for the control on the audio system and I feel the need to unpack and the wind-blocker.

On country lanes, the C70 takes on a air and proved to be very smooth, and flat on bends and flicking the gearbox is a delight. As a testimony to the rigidity, there is only a amount of scuttle-shake, with the top on uneven surfaces.

All of the trim levels have Stability Traction Control or along with the usual ABS EBD and EBA. Driver and front have dual-stage airbags to go the SIPS airbags and door-mounted curtains that are said to be a first.

Should it all go wrong, the Protection System (ROPS) the metal hoops hidden the rear headrests. Together the strengthened ‘A’ pillars run all the way down to the sills, the hoops a protective cage, while or Whiplash Protection System the seat to reduce neck

Car manufacturers are under pressure to cleaner, healthier, environmentally-friendly and as you’d expect, Volvo this seriously with its inside and out’ ethos. In it is a range of filters and systems to the nasty niffs, particles and at the same time an optional treated radiator converts up to 60 per of ground level ozone to Moreover, even the upholstery and trims comply with the standard in the reduction of allergens and leakage.

I think the words that sum up the C70 are solidity, style and a sporty and in my opinion it is well worth a

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