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    About Volvo C70


    Volvo presented Volvo C70 at the 1996 Paris Motor Show, though it went on sale only in 1998. It came as a two-door coupe in 1998-2002 and as a two-door soft top convertible in 1998-2005. The C70 broke the tradition of boxy, linear designed Volvo parts. Comfortable and competent, with elegant styling, a soft top convertible was designed for a family of four to provide stylish looks, great performance and irreproachable driving. Being the first modern convertible Volvo ever made, the C70 is based on the 850 model. C70 was engineered by Tom Walkinshaw Racing, its chief designer was Peter Horbury. This model was available with both low-pressure (2,4L) and high-pressure (2,0L and 2,3L), 5-cylinder, turbocharged petrol engines and manual and automatic transmissions. The top performance engine provided 236 hp, while less powerful provided 190 hp.

    For its first generation, Volvo C70 presented a subcompact package, measuring in with a wheelbase of 104,7 inches for coupe in 1998-1999, but increased to 104,9 inches in 2000-2002 and 104,9 inches for softtop convertible in 2000-2002, but increased to 105 inches in 2003-2005. This model was 185,7 inches long in 1998-2002 and 186 inches long in 2003-2005. With a width of 75,1 inches, the coupe was 55,7 inches tall and the soft top convertible was 56,3 inches tall. The convertible featured automatic (pop-up) rollover hoops, an electrically-heated glass rear window, seat belt pre-tensioners, boron steel reinforced A-pillars. As for safety features, it had front and side airbags. The convertible top was available in four colors, being fully automatic and operated by a single dashboard-mounted button. Two-tone leather interior with wood trim and Dolby Pro Logic I stereo with 3-disc integrated changer unit was offered for the first generation models.

    The second generation C70 went on sale in 2006 and came as a retractable hardtop. Replacing the coupe and convertible, the C70 for the first time uses naturally-aspirated gasoline engine with common-rail injection and variable geometry turbocharger. It utilizes the Volvo P1 platform . With the wheelbase of 103,9 inches, the new C70 decreased dimensions, but increased its weight for 220 lbs. As for the safety systems, they include a door-mounted side impact protection inflatable. An updated version of the C70 was introduced at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show, though it went on sale in 2010. The changes to the car parts were minor- the redesigned front end, wider instrument panel, and new rear LED lamps.

    Featuring a smooth, stylish body and luxurious comfort throughout the cabin, the Volvo C70 is one vehicle that deserves all the attention it gets. It's got the "pop" in performance drivers love without the excess noise. Roomy seating, tech-savvy amenities, and refined handling also play a role in what has made this model such a desired commodity. Whether for a night out on the town or for a calming afternoon cruise, the Volvo C70 represents the very best in a personal luxury vehicle.

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    Whether you plan to improve your vehicle's performance or simply want to add some flare to its style, we store an exhaustive collection of accessories and parts designed specifically for your vehicle. Whatever product you choose, you are guaranteed to get nothing but the premium quality, unrivaled performance, and unique style. Understanding that your vehicle deserves only the top accessories and parts, we carefully handpicked each single item. And be sure all of them are manufactured by the most reputable companies in the industry, so the quality is beyond any doubts. If you still are not sure what product to choose, you are welcome to check 8 reviews with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, and define what accessory or part perfectly fits both your vehicle and your pocket.



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    The C70 May Soon be Discontinued
    The C70 May Soon be Discontinued

    Volvo plans to cease production at the Uddevalla plant, Sweden, in 2013. The plant is responsible for the Volvo C70 production. If the company doesn't find another home for the convertible, the C70 may end up as another discontinued Volvo.

    The Uddevalla Plant is a joint venture between the Swedish automaker and Italian car design company Pininfarina S.p.A. The joint production of vehicles began in 2005 but the companies agreed to discontinue the JV the next year. At the moment, Pininfarina S.p.A. owns 60% of the JV and 40% belong to Volvo. In 2013, Volvo plans to take full control of the Pininfarina factory, and turn off the lights at the plant the same 2013. Stephan Jacoby, Volvo CEO, explains that while the facility produces high-quality vehicles, its output level is to low to stay profitable. Under current configuration, the plant is producing 10,000 vehicles per year, which is 65% of its production capacity. Volvo typically requires at least 80% utilization for a plant to be profitable. The representatives of Volvo Cars of North America report that the future of the C70 is uncertain for now, and its possible that the production may be transferred to the Vovlo's facility in Belgium. As for Pininfarina, after it closes down the production activities, the company will focus on the design and engineering operations.