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Jun 27, 2013 | ID: 49843

VOLVO C70 COUPÉ (1996-2002)

Through the years, Volvo have offered exclusive coupé cars to discerning customers who want to combine exclusivity with comfort, safety, high performance and good road holding characteristics. The P1800, the 262C and the 780 deserve mention as predecessors to the C70 Coupé.

 

When Volvo started the design of the C70 Coupé the development work was carried out jointly by Volvo and Britain´s TWR (Tom Walkinshaw Racing), to make sure that beautiful looks were combined with performance levels until then unheard of in connection with a Volvo car.

 

The new C70 Coupé was introduced at the Paris Motor Show in 1996, and brought enthusiastic reports from both journalists and prospective customers.

 

The C70 Coupé offered maximum performance (with top speeds of up to 250 km/h) together with first-class roadholding and the comfort of perfect ergonomics in connection with exclusive interior materials like real leather and genuine wood, and top-notch audio equipment.

 

MODEL SPECIFICATIONS

 

Model: C70 Coupé

Produced: 24,395

Body: 2-door coupé

Engine: 5-cylinder in-line DOHC 1,984 - 2,435 cc.

Transmission: 5-speed manual, 4- or 5-speed automatic.

Brakes: Hydraulic, disc brakes all round

Dimensions: Wheelbase 266 cm.

 

Keywords:
C70 Coupe, Historical, 1996
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