With the C30, Volvo made its debut in the segment for two-door premium cars. The sporty design, with two doors, four individual seats, and a glass tailgate, gave a young and dynamic group of customers "a Volvo of their own".
The first Volvo C70 Convertible was launched in 1997 and was a true convertible: a two-door, luxury sports car that combined high performance and a high level of equipment with the highest safety standards. The Volvo C70 Convertible was designed for four adults, with two pronounced, deeply contoured seats in the rear. The engine alternatives were five-cylinder petrol engines with output ranging fr...
The S40 was the result of a joint-venture between Volvo Cars and Mitsubishi; the two companies built their own series of cars on a common technical platform side by side in the Dutch NedCar plant. With the S40, Volvo offered the same comfort and safety levels in compact size as the drivers of the larger 850 had already enjoyed for some years.