Dynamic handling and performance are provided by two powerful, yet refined, five cylinder petrol engines — a 170bhp 2. The other engine options have 163bhp and 200bhp, which perhaps would be more sensible given the structure's limitations. The car stops well, and the stoppers cope admirably with a little left foot braking, which is not something I thought I'd be writing about a Volvo convertible! More fundamentally, the car's rigidity, or rather lack of, deters you from driving hard, especially on anything other than billiard table smooth roads. Submit quality pictures of old and new cars. Every buyer must check Volvo car history before getting a car loan or credit. This is a unique solution in the automotive world. Cars presented by Syntax a.
The engine peaks at 245bhp, and its maximum torque figure 243lb. Black is the other colour choice, and I would opt for that given that the grey dashboard clashes with the tan colour. In spite of the space needed for the soft-top, rear passengers have decent legroom. Likewise, big chunky buttons and a rotary dial for the on board computer look odd in a world taken by micro-switches and I-drive systems. Do not submit photos you do not have the legal right to use. In addition, a 180bhp D5 turbodiesel is due to follow mid-2006. Engine and transmission Engine location: Front, transverse Displacement: 2521 ccm 153.
The traction control system is laughably slow so there's no point in relying on that if you are out for a proper drive on a twisty road. This engine really likes to rev, and when you let it off its leash it emits a fantastic Audi Quattro impersonating howl thanks to the distinctive five-cylinder layout. Safety systems include a door-mounted side impact protection inflatable which inflates upward when activated. The C70 got into its second generation in 2005, the new model being equipped with a retractable steel roof and many other features. By using our service you can find comprehensive list of various parameters like dimensions, max speed, acceleration, power of Volvo C70 2005.
Pictures, trademarks and logos of third parties are exclusive property of the respective owners. What's interesting is that this 2-door coupe convertible can raise the hardtop in no less than 30 seconds. At the cheaper end of the market lie fashionable coupe-convertibles such as the Peugeot 307 and Renault Megane and forthcoming Focus. Cars++ appreciates feedback concerning the correctness of the. The second generation C70 has been marketed since 2006 as a retractable hardtop. Volvo's first modern convertible, the C70 was manufactured in Uddevalla, Sweden on a separate assembly line from the 70-series sedan and station wagon. Nestling in there with the executives is the car under test here; Volvo's C70.
I should point out that I know that the C70 was not designed to be driven everyday on the limit, but the engine cajoles the driver into pushing harder. First generation 1997-2005 2002 Volvo C70 coupe First generation Production 1997-2005 Body style s 2-door cabriolet 2-door coupe Engine s 2. If you have the specifications for a model we miss, please enter it through our. You'll have to make your own choice! Make sure to search the car specs including engine performance options, interior upgrades, headroom, cargo capacity and more. Despite its age, the C70 looks amazingly good; it is a clean design, managing to remain classy with the roof up or down. Volvo C70 Convertible is a car which was initially designed for the North American market but, due to its success, the Swedish company decided to expand its coverage into colder countries. Buyers wanting a good steer will go elsewhere, and the engine is not really suited to the character of the rest of the C70.
Rating sample for this Volvo Electronic nightmare Is car electronics reducing the life-time of new vehicles to 10 years?. You are also welcome to. If you are in the market for a four-seat convertible you will find a wealth of options available. However, these nations only got a limited number of C70s. Would you believe the C70 has been on sale since 1997? We don't often associate speed with such a car, and this is where a surprise came from, as, thanks to the turbocharged five-cylinder engine, the C70 T5 is a sportscar at heart.
Submit specifications of car models missing on Cars++. Any exceptions to this rule will be indicated in the method. Motability is a charity that allows people in receipt of a disability mobility allowance to use their monthly payment to lease a car to allow them to get. Access to submitted specs and images will stay free. Help build a complete car catelog Help us build a complete car catalog. I don't think it is unfair to presume that most buyers of premium four-seat convertibles are more interested in good looks and breeding than they are in the driving experience. You can really feel the body twisting and bucking mid corner, and if you add a few potholes into the mix the steering wheel moves around in your hands.
Power 163 - 245 bhp 0 - 60 mph 7. Do not forget to read about. Although it had doubts that this convertible could prove to be extremely safety, the Swedish manufacturer developed the Roll Over Protection System technology which provides advanced protection even in case of an accident. There are no problems with the brakes when you arrive at a corner at the high speeds the engine encourages. The electric roof stows majestically underneath a flush-fitting cover, and does a good job of keeping the elements at bay when raised. Neither of these Germans has quite the same fire in the belly as the Volvo, but are decently quick and genuinely better to drive. We drove the C70 T5 Collection edition.
In T5 specification, no matter how much of a grin the engine induces, I'm not sure the C70 makes a lot sense. However, even though urge is strong all the way through the rev range, we found that it was far more enjoyable to extend the engine to the red line. The C70's age is betrayed by that dashboard and the controls. However, there is the small matter of individuality and image. The four-seater convertible featured an electrically-heated glass rear window, automatic pop-up rollover hoops, seat belt pre-tensioners, boron steel reinforced A-pillars, front and side airbags, and a safety cage — a horseshoe like structure around the passenger compartment. Both model names and specs differ for various international markets.