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Volvo C70

Knowledge Identifier: $Volvo_C70

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Volvo C70

Available vehicles with T5 engine, model year 2008 and newer add

Category: Business (14)

Launched in 1996.

Countries: Sweden (21%), North America (21%), (14%)

Main connections: Pininfarina, Swedish Motor Assemblies, Volvo P1800

Linked to: Pininfarina, Dynaudio, OASys

 

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1996

Volvo introduced the first generation C70 at the 1996 Paris Motor Show, following a European introduction as a 1997 model, and later as a 1998 model in North America with 2,0 , a low-pressure turbo and a high-pressure turbo , 5-cylinder, turbocharged petrol engines and manual and automatic transmissions add something


1997

The C70 was introduced to the press in a signature color and for the debut marketing, the 1997 movie The Saint featured a C70 recalling the notable connection of the Volvo P1800 and the TV series from the early 1960s, The Saint with Roger Moore as Simon Templar add something

 

The "'Volvo C70"' is a convertible manufactured by Volvo Cars in two generations: the first from model years 1997-2002 as coupé and from 1999 to 2006 as a softtop convertible add something


2003

The three-piece retractable hardtop raises or lowers in under 30 seconds and replaces both the convertible and the coupé, the latter which had been absent from Volvo's lineup since 2003 add something


2005

Production of C70 began in Volvo's joint-venture plant with Pininfarina Sverige in Uddevalla, Sweden began in 2005, and was reported to cease in 2013, following the termination of the joint venture add something

 

There was no 2005 model C70 in North America, the 2004 left over models were sold into 2005 there add something


2006

As of 2006, production was increased from 16,000 annual units to 20,000 add something

 

It went on sale in the U.S. in spring 2006 add something

 

Swedish Motor Assemblies - In July 2006, the coupe-convertible Volvo C70 debuted


2008

Polestar performance update is available vehicles with T5 engine, model year 2008 and newer add something


2009

Volvo introduced an updated version of the C70, in new Flamenco Red Pearl paint, at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show, and later in 2010 South Florida International Auto Show add something


2010

US model went on sale in 2010 as 2011 model year vehicle add something


2011

The vehicle was unveiled in 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, and went on sale beginning in November 2011 add something


2012

North American model went on sale in the first quarter of 2012 in limited quantities , and includes T5 engine, Active dual Xenon headlights, rear spoilers, aluminium sport pedals add something


2013

It is a version of 2013 Volvo C70 for Canadian market with BLIS , 18-inch Midir diamond-cut alloy rims, retractable side view mirrors, an integrated wind blocker, choice of 3 body colours , bespoke interiors swathed in Graphite Sovereign Hide, Cacao Sovereign Hide and Cranberry Leather; free option spare wheel kit containing a spare wheel Tempa Spare in trunk add something

 

Pininfarina - On June 25th, 2013 the last Volvo C70 was produced and the Uddevalla assembly plant was closed

 

The last C70 rolled out of the Uddevalla assembly plant on June 25, 2013 add something