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2011 Volvo C70 T5
Volvo has reinvigorated its signature C70 hardtop convertible for 2011 with a sleek new look and an extended array of standard luxury features that add up to even greater value. The enhancements begin on the outside where the front sports a redesigned appearance that conveys a more aggressive appearance. The new fascia, grille with enlarged iron mark and headlights display Volvo's enhanced design language influenced by the revolutionary XC60 and upcoming next generation S60. (continued below)
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Volvo C70 T5 Goes Into 2011 With More Standard Features
|Source: Volvo | Published: Sun Sep 05, 2010
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Bodywork details such as the front fenders have also been redesigned,
contributing to the new look. The nose is more wedge-shaped and has been given
added three-dimensional depth by moving some elements of the front both
longitudinally and vertically. The new headlights and the décor around the fog
lights, for instance, have been angled upward and toward the rear while the
detailing of the lower grille and new, larger air intake reinforce the
The exclusive high-tech LED taillights, similar in
function to those found on the XC60, are the most noticeable update at the rear.
The entire light unit is clearly integrated with the oval that frames the
enhanced C70's rear fascia. Rounding out the exterior revisions is the
availability of Flamenco Red and Ember Black as dynamic new color choices.
Changes continue inside with updates that create a unique ambience. The
instrument panel has been redesigned, giving it a wider, sleeker look. The
surface of the panel has a new texture that enhances the feeling of quality.
Exclusive new instruments, with gauges and graphics specific to the C70, are yet
another example of how the model's premium qualities have been enhanced.
The already lengthy roster of standard equipment grows even longer for 2011. A
five-speed "Geartronic" automatic transmission, Sovereign Hide leather, Sirius
Satellite Radio and 17-inch "Sirona" diamond-cut alloy wheels are now standard.
New Cranberry leather can be specified as a no-charge option.
the C70's raison d'etre hasn't changed. The sporting reflexes and weather-tight
security of a turbocharged coupe coupled with the wide-open exhilaration and
fresh-air freedom of a convertible appeal to passionate adventure seekers. A key
ingredient to the C70's magnetism is its three-piece retractable hardtop.
Volvo C70 T5: Review (2/2)
|Key: AT - automatic transmission, MT - manual transmission, F/R/AWD - front/rear/all wheel drive
||154 cu in (2521 cc)
||227 hp @ 5000 RPM
||236 lb-ft @ 1500-4800 RPM
||Front Wheel Drive
||5 Speed Automatic
|Brakes & Tires
|Brakes Front - Rear
||Ventilated Disc - Ventilated Disc
|Tire Size Front - Rear
||235/45 R17 (Std.)
||235/40 R18 (Opt.)
|Exterior Dimensions & Weight
|EPA Fuel Mileage - City/Highway
|Origin & Price
|Base Retail Price (MSRP)