Volvo C70 – luxury car premium to the body type coupe, sedan and coupe-convertible manufactured by the Swedish company Volvo Car Corporation in the years 1997-2013 in installment three generations.
Volvo C70 I created in collaboration with Volvo Car Corporation with Pininfarina. The vehicle was first presented in Paris in 1996, the production version was presented at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt in 1997. From the very start it has a very good interest due not only design and implementation but also by the price which, compared with the competitors was very attractive. Volvo C70 first generation was based on models S70 and V70 so there was plenty of space for passengers.
To drive used only gasoline engines R5, the basic unit was the 2.0 20V engine with 180hp and a torque of 220 Nm, which propel the car to 100km/h in 9.3 seconds, top speed was 220km/h The second unit is turbodoÅ‚oadowane 2.0 20V 225hp and torque of 310 Nm and propel the vehicle up to 100km/h in 7.9 seconds (man) and 8.2 seconds (cars) and reached a maximum of 225km/h (cars) and 235km/h (man). Another unit is a capacity of 2.3 T5 l and two output variants, 239 and 245hp Torque 330 Nm and was dispersed in 7.2 and 7.5 seconds, top speed is 240km/h Other engines are: 2.4, 2.5 and 2.5 turbo, the capacity is 200, 170 and 193hp, acceleration to 100km/h in 8.5, 8.9 and 7.8 a top speed of 220, 215 and 230km/h
The equipment could be obtained, inter alia, air conditioning, electric windows and mirrors, radio CD, a set of airbags, ABS, ESP or ASR, leather upholstery, electrically adjustable seats with memory settings for 3.
Auto already in 1997 live to see the first filming. In the movie "The Saint" behind the wheel of the new Val Kilmer sat C70.
Volvo C70 after the success of first-generation decided to further continue to produce and release the second generation of the vehicle. Like its predecessor car was unveiled in Frankfurt in 2005.
The new C70 was based on the platform used in the models S40, V50 and C30, C70 and so the name has nothing to do with the S60 and V70 models. The next generation of the model used new engines: Petrol 2.4 and 2.4io capacity respectively 140 and 170hp and 220 torques and 230 Nm. These engines dispersed by car in 11/11, up 9.1 8/10 s to 100km/h. The top version of the T5 engine power of 230hp and 320 Nm of torque dispersed up to 100km/h in 7.6/8.0 may reach a maximum of 220/215km/h. There were also two diesel engines, 2.0 D 136 PS allowed to reach 100km/h in 11/11, 1 sii rode up to 205km/h, more powerful D5 (180hp) accelerates to 100km/h in 9 had a maximum speed of 225km/h.
Completely changed the style to a more angular design with its famous exclusive ribbed reaching the top of the door, abandoned two body styles for the CC (coupe-convertible). Front car moved from the S40, while the rear has been designed from scratch.
The standard auto offered: 6 airbags, the system protects against side impact (SIPS), the system reduces whiplash injury (WHIPS), Emergency brake lights (EBL), ABS, DSTC, EBA, Curtain IC distributor EBD, radio CD performance with 6 speakers, multifunction steering wheel, dual-zone air conditioning. The roof of the car is made in less than 30 seconds
In 2009 we presented C70 facelift. Introduced two new powertrains, D3 with 150hp and 350 Nm of torque (engine replaced the 2.0 D 136 PS) and D4 power of 177hp and torque of 400 Nm (D5 engine replaced the 180hp). Also used in this model, a new 6-speed Geartronic gearbox. Changed include vehicle front fascia, bumpers, grille radiator, spotlights. In 2013, the announced successor, based on the S60 – Volvo C60.