Volvo S70 – New and Used Volvo Parts from Erie Vovo

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Volvo S70

The Volvo S70 is a mid-size car produced by the Swedish automaker from 1997 to 2000. The S70 was the and the V70 the station wagon; they represented mainly new styling and suspensions from the 1993 1997 Volvo 850. The S70 was with the Volvo S60. is in fact smaller in size.

in the U.S. for the 1998 model the first Volvo S70 sedan and V70 wagon were updated of the Volvo 850. The S70’s style was a more rounded of the 850.

The six trim levels were: SE, GL, GLT, T5 and R (exclusive to Europe). The has new headlamps and a reshaped hood as as a rounder front end. The new included dual front and airbags.

New electronic brake helped optimize performance in stops. Volvo’s traction-control now included throttle as well as intervention. A starter interlock was to models with a manual while automatic transmissions adaptive shift logic.

became standard. Dashboard received new two-stage sensors matched deployment force to speed and belt use; also automatically unlocked after the bags triggered.

In the 1999 model year, the badge was changed. For the 2000 year (2001 in the U.S.), the S70 was discontinued and V70 was replaced by a completely new car same model designation. The was built on Volvo’s new large car that is shared by Volvo S80 first that was to be available of series) and Volvo S60.

seat-mounted side airbags modified to improve protection to the and chest in case of impact. standard was Volvo’s WHIPS designed to move the front and headrests rearward in a rear-end to minimize whiplash. The S70 Base gained an all-new 5 speed transmission using a synthetic transmission fluid.

The potent engine in the V70 R AWD now was rated (195 kW).


The base was a 2.4-liter dual overhead cam gasoline engine that a maximum output of 168 hp The GLT had a turbocharged version of that that increased the power to (141 kW). The T5 had a more highly 2.3-liter turbocharged gasoline with an output of 236 hp

The Base and T5 models had an optional manual transmission, the GL and GLT were with only an automatic An option on the S70 was the TRACS traction system that would the front brakes to limit slippage. All models had disc and anti-lock braking system.

were also among the cars in the United States to side airbags, an option has extended to nearly all models Drive-by-wire was added starting the 1999 model year, the traditional throttle cable with an Electronic Throttle (ETS); also added was ignition, first featured on the 960, replacing the distributor and plug wires.

Such cars can easily be from the 1998 model versions by the presence of an ETS light on the cluster. All-wheel drive was offered with the GLT model in and 2000 years.


In 2000, the SE trim level was available to the S70 base and GLT model. four trim levels offered, Base, Base SE, and GLT SE. (Trim levels were differently in Europe) Starting for the model year, the S70 was replaced by the as the S80 had been introduced in 1998.

An S70-R version (which was not in North America) was introduced to offer higher performance. The was an extra-tuned edition of the 2319 cc rated 250 hp (186 kW) and 350 N·m (260 for models fitted with a manual gearbox and limited differential. Models fitted a four-speed automatic gearbox 240 hp (179 kW) and 330 N·m (240 lb·ft).

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