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V70 Cross Country: What's new


For immediate release


V70 Cross Country - Headlined by the Volvo Ocean Race special edition, the popular Cross Country will enjoy subtle refinements for 2002. The limited edition Volvo Ocean Race version is easily identified by its Ocean Blue colour with silver accent cladding and unique emblems. With aluminum skid plate decor front and rear, 16-inch alloy wheels and other trim, the Volvo Ocean Race special edition coincides with the start of the global sporting event that bears its name. Major technical specifications remain the same. Other 2002 changes include:

  • Optional enhanced Volvo Navigation System with DVD, larger screen, remote control and increased functionality (Jan. '02)
  • Upgraded premium sound system
  • Improved throttle response
  • Refinements to traction control system (TRACS)
  • Optional Dynamic Stability & Traction Control (DSTC) (Jan. '02)


Volvo automobiles are sold and serviced by 42 retailers in major markets across Canada.


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Lisa Graham

Volvo Cars of Canada Ltd.

(416) 490-5834

Doug Mepham

MacDonald & Co.

(416) 975-1572

XC70 (2007), 2002
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