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What's new: 2008 Volvo V70

What's new: 2008 Volvo V70


Completely new model for 2008


V70 3.2 Highlights

  • New more dynamic, sleeker and athletic exterior design 
  • Breakthroughs in safety technology
  • New, stronger side structure
  • Scandinavian luxury interior with super-slim center console
  • New 3.2-liter 24-valve in-line 6-cylinder normally aspirated engine with 235 horsepower and 236 lb.-ft. of torque
  • New Six-speed "Geartronic" automatic transmission
  • Highly refined ride and handling
  • 16-inch "Naos" alloy wheels with 225/55R-16 tires
  • High performance sound system, single CD stereo, 160-watt amplifier and eight speakers
  • New dual outboard two-stage child booster seats with adaptive seatbelts
  • New flexible 40/20/40 split rear seat
  • Refined Side Impact Protection System (SIPS)
  • Next generation Whiplash Protection System (WHIPS)
  • Adaptive cruise control with collision warning and Auto Brake (optional)
  • Available Personal Car Communicator (PCC) includes keyless drive, two-way car communication and heartbeat sensor
  • Optional Blind Spot Information System (BLIS)
  • Optional power tailgate



Premium Package

Auto-dimming rearview mirror with compass

Homelink remote garage door opener

Power glass moonroof

Leather seating surfaces 

Leather gearshift knob with wood inlay

Power passenger seat

Real wood inlays


Convenience Package

Grocery bag holder

12-volt power outlet in cargo area

Humidity sensor for Electronic Climate Control

Interior Air Quality System (IAQS)

Front and rear park assist

Power tailgate

Private locking

Sunglass holder

Bright roof rails


Climate Package

Heated front seats

Headlamp washers

Heated windshield washer nozzles

Rainsensor windshield wipers


Stand Alone Options

Metallic paint

17-inch "Spartes" alloy wheels

Volvo Navigation System with HDD, DVD map data and remote control

Dual screen rear seat entertainment system

Active Bi-Xenon headlamps

Adaptive cruise control with collision warning and brake support

Blind Spot Information System (BLIS)

Personal Car Communicator (PCC) includes Keyless Drive, two-way car communication and heartbeat sensor

Sirius Satellite Radio



V70 (2007)
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