In summer of 2006 the compartment-cabriolet of Volvo C70 began to be for sale in Europe with a new five cylinder turbo diesel engine by volume of a 2,4 L. by power in 180 hp. To be completed such car will be while only a five step automatic transmission, with that C70 able to be accelerated from the ground up to one hundred km per hour for 9,5 seconds. The middle expense of fuel at a diesel compartment-cabriolet makes an only 7,3 L. on one hundred km of run.
High powerful indexes the Swedish specialists succeeded to combine with a good fuel economy due to application of difficult turbo-compressor with changeable geometry of blades. In addition, already in a base version an engine is equipped by a coal filter.
In 2009 a model suffered insignificant restyling. Renewed exterior and interior, modernized engines and extended base acquisition â€“ here basic details of C70, that Volvo presented on Motor of Show in Frankfurt.
Front machines cut again in accordance with new brand name style. Sharp headlights of head light, V-shaped form hood, new design of front decorative grate - here basic elements of the renewed frontal part. Front, becoming round, slightly grown heavy by sight - such form must provide the best protecting of pedestrians from traumas at a quick visit. The back-end of C70 was not exposed to so strong changes, and however her lines became more sharp and refined.
Back lanterns look more modernly due to drawing on new accomplishments of light design. At the renewed cabriolet another color of coloring of basket was added under the name Flamenco Red Pearl. The interior of salon got new materials of finishing; in particular a device panel is executed by aluminum insertions.
Engine range includes three petrol units: 2.4, 2.4i and T5 by power, accordingly, 140, 170 and 230 hp; and 2 diesels: 2.0D and D5 by power 136 and 174 hp.
Restyling could even cause a bit of interest to the car. In 2010 at the plant of Volvo the only ten thousand compartments-cabriolets of Ã‘70 were produced in Uddevalla. He did not use by popularity neither for itself on a motherland nor after her limits. In connection with insignificantly small production volumes Swedes plan in 2013 to close the plant in Uddevalla. Now, according to the president of company Stephen Jacobi, questions come into question actively, when the successor of compartment-cabriolet will appear exactly, what he will be and where will put right assembling.