Volvo C70 India
Volvo C70 is a luxury convertible coupe. Volvo has already experienced the scent of the Indian car market and India is not a novice to the Swedish car maker. The company started its operations with the launch of the S80 sedan and the XC90 SUV. The cars have been excellent testimony to the success of the company all over the world.
Currently the company is looking to cater to the young and hot blooded audience in the country and has made no further delay in launching yet another sleek and stylish car from their platform. The company is planning to come up with a coupe or convertible segment in the name of Volvo C70.
The car maker has some standards of its own in the premium car market and keeping in line with this standard the company will come up a highly sleek car model in the name of the Volvo C70. The company says that the Volvo C70 will look to establish a combo between both the style factor and power element. The car is being given birth in partnership with Pinnafarina of Italy.
The Volvo C70 will be the next gen convertible from the house of Volvo. The car will stand tall with the claims of the company in terms of safety, quality and score high on the eco friendly factor as well. The Volvo C70 will not just be another factory output convertible in the market and will look to go racing against its rivals with some niche features.
The Volvo C70 is built with a three-piece retractable hardtop. The car with this one of a kind feature allows the car to double up as a coupe from a convertible or vice versa in less than 30 seconds at the touch of a single button. The Volvo C70 will come in both the fuel variants with three petrol variants. They will be equipped with a 2.4, 2.4i, and T5 litre capacities while the two diesel variants will be a 2.0 and D5 across the world. On its Indian version the company has not yet clarified which variant is going to be introduced in India. The high-end T5 or D5 variant are expected.
The Volvo C70 is top notch in terms of the interiors, sleek exterior styling and the list just goes on for the high class safety and comfort making the car, a never before driving experience.
Volvo C70 Engine
The Volvo C70 will come with two powerful engine variants. The 2.4 variant is the petrol engine that delivers 140 bhp power with 220 Nm of torque. The 2.4i engine powers up to 170 bhp and delivers 230 Nm of torque. The T5 receives a 2.5-litre turbo-charged petrol engine delivering 230 bhp of power and 320 Nm of torque. The D5 is equipped with a 2.4-litre turbo-charged diesel engine that produces 177 bhp and impressive 350 Nm of torque.
The gear shifts are handled by the 5-speed manual, 5-speed Geartronic Automatic transmission and 6-speed manual based on the trim levels. The cars set a high standard in terms of the good fuel economy and clean exhaust emissions. The Volvo C70 is your perfect partner during the long escapades as well as giving you that desired punch when you need to speed up. The ride control is always eager and very smooth and ride delivering good control during your drive. The Volvo C70 hits triple digit in just 7.6 seconds with the six speed manual gear box.
Volvo C70 Exteriors
The Volvo C70 is a straight away favourite with its looks and is perfectly handsome on the outside to make any one fall flat right from the first instance. The Volvo C70 has a strong combo of sporty and good attractive styling. The front of the car is adorned by the one of a kind unique and stylish chrome-trimmed grille carrying the name of the company which is delicately positioned between the striking head lamps. The solid upward sweeping A-pillar and delicately thin and downward sweeping C-pillar make it classy.
Volvo C70 Interiors
The insides of the Volvo C70 are also equally adorable with its premium quality and the luxury feel. The car is heaven for up to four persons with ease. The Volvo C70 is also quite practical with some huge space for the cargo. The convertible roof on top lets you unwind if things get a bit heated on the inside.
The interior which is built on Scandinavian product design base offers neat and tidy surfaces, luxurious amenities and excellent functions that make sure that passengers feel safe, comfortable and secure. The car is host to some amazing luxury and comfortably designed leather seats adorned with armrests and headrests, advanced air conditioning system, superior audio system, driver-oriented neatly designed dashboard and tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel. The icing on the cake is the top-notch advanced safety features to provide maximum safety to passengers in case of mishaps.
Volvo C70 Safety Features
The safety features are handled by the intelligent driver information system, rear park assist, fog lamps, the optional blind spot information, active dual Xenon headlamps, ABS with EBA, Dynamic Stability and traction control, roll-over protection system, reinforced passenger compartment, pedestrian protection etc makes this coupe/convertible a total astound. With keyless drive, you can unlock doors as you grasp the handle and start the Volvo C70 with the key still in your pocket or handbag.
Volvo C70 Colors
The Volvo offers 7 exterior colors and 4 interiors for the 2012 Volvo C70. The Exterior Colours will be in shades of Black stone, Caspian blue metallic, Celestial blue metallic, electric silver metallic, Ember black metallic, Flamenco red metallic and Ice white. The Interiors will come with options of Cacao Leather Interior, Calcite Leather Interior, Cranberry Leather Interior and Off Black Leather Interior to make it completely look like the way you want it.
Volvo C70 Specifications
The Volvo C70 specifications come for both the petrol and diesel fuel options. The 2.4L engine delivers 168 hp. The 2.5L engine powers up to 217 hp with a turbo charged petrol engine. The 2.5L, 223 hp also has a turbo charged petrol engine. The 2.5L and 230 hp is the latest in the turbo charged petrol engine series launched in Europe in 2010. The 2.4L and 178 hp is a 5 turbo charged diesel engine released in Europe. The Volvo C70 comes in five and six speed auto gear option all over the world. The wheel base of the car is 2,640 mm which is 103.9 inches. The 2011 Europe variant has a length of 4,582 mm (180.4 in) with a width of 1,847 mm (72.7 in). The height of the Volvo C70 stands at 1,400 mm (55.1 in). The total kerb weight of the car stands at 1,725 kg (3,800 lb).
Volvo C70 Mileage
The Volvo C70 delivers a fuel economy of 9 kmpl on the city streets and 17 kmpl during the long highway escapades.
Volvo C70 Competitors
The Volvo C70 will face off with the likes of other luxury cars namely the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Audi A6 and the BMW 5Series. The Volvo C70's specialty is luxury-level, top-down touring at a very reasonable price and also offers the added benefit of having a seemingly roomier rear seating area than the BMW and the Mustang.
Volvo C70 Ex showroom Price
The Volvo C70 price will be on par with most of the luxury saloons in the Indian market like the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Audi A6 and the BMW 5Series. Looking at the features and market positioning one can expect the Volvo C70 to be priced around a range of 44 lakhs.
The Volvo C70 On Road Price will be inclusive of the Vehicle price, Road tax, Insurance and registration fees can further increase the cost up to 10% extra.
- Comments (0)
- Facebook Comments