Overview: Convertible Volvo C70 for sale

July 8, 2019/Steve Tackett

The Volvo C70 is a two-door, four-passenger sport compact manufactured and marketed by Volvo Cars from 1996 to 2013 across two generations.

The first generation (1996–2005) was available as both a coupé (1996–2002) and soft top convertible (1997–2005). The second generation (2006–2013) was available as a retractable hardtop convertible.

Considered as one of the best convertible car, here are some technical and other specifications:

Brand Volvo
Model C70
Generation C70 Convertible
Modification (Engine) 2.0i T (163 Hp)
Start of production 2001 year
End of production 2005 year
Body type Cabriolet
Seats 4
Doors 2

Performance

Fuel consumption (economy) – urban 13.5 l/100 km
Fuel consumption (economy) – extra urban 7.4 l/100 km 31.79 US mpg
Fuel Type Petrol (Gasoline)
Acceleration 0 – 100 km/h 9.9 sec
Maximum speed 200 km/h 124.27 mph

Engine

Power 163 hp @ 5100 rpm.
Torque 230 Nm @ 1800 rpm. 169.64 lb.-ft. @ 1800 rpm.
Position of engine Front, transversely
Engine displacement 1984 cm3 121.07 cu. in.
Number of cylinders 5
Position of cylinders Inline
Cylinder Bore 81 mm 3.19 In.
Piston Stroke 77 mm 3.03 In.
Compression ratio 9.7
Number of valves per cylinder 4
Fuel System Multi-point injection
Turbine Turbocharger
Valve train DOHC

Volume and weights

Kerb Weight 1580 kg 3483.3 lbs.
Max. weight 2000 kg 4409.25 lbs.
Minimum volume of Luggage (trunk) 262 l 9.25 cu. ft.
Fuel tank volume 68 l 17.96 US gal

Dimensions

Length 4716 mm 185.67 in.
Width 1817 mm 71.54 in.
Height 1429 mm 56.26 in.
Wheelbase 2660 mm 104.72 In.
Front track 1520 mm 59.84 in.
Rear (Back) track 1520 mm 59.84 In.

Drive train, brakes and suspension specs

Drive wheel Front wheel drive
Number of Gears (manual transmission) 5
Front suspension Wishbone
Rear suspension Helical spring
Front brakes Ventilated discs
Rear brakes Disc
ABS yes
Steering type Steering rack
Power steering Hydraulic Steering
Tires size 225/50 R16
Wheel rims size R16

Above given technical specs clearly depict and act as a reference to the reliability and durability of Volvo’s Convertible C70 which still manages to top the list of some top brand convertible cars.

Final point

Volvo C70, one of the most comfortable and reliable convertible car is still a top most choice for many people because of its trusted brand along with its own unbeatable features and specifications.

The average 2013 C70 convertible ranges from nearly$18,300 for the front-wheel-drive base model up to about $19,000 for C70 Platinum model with the Inscription package.