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Volvo C70 Review (2008 Jan)
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What they said when the Volvo C70 was new… (Aug 28 2001) THE blend of style and refinement with comfort is the outstanding feature of the Volvo C70 Convertible 2.0T. The entry level version of Volvo's open-topped tourer range is a delight to... Volvo C70 Review

Volvo C70 D4 SE Lux (2010 Oct)
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FOR a manufacturer that has an image based on being sensible and predictable Volvo has a habit of surprising you.If a Family Fortunes poll asked people to come up with words associated with the brand then ‘safety’ would almost certainly occupy the nu... Volvo C70 D4 SE Lux

Volvo's sporty grand tourer (2012 Mar)
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THE good looking Volvo C70 was originally a coupe or soft top, but the latest CC has a folding metal roof.They come with an up-market interior and the convertible and CC have an electric roof which only takes a few seconds to put up or down.In both, ... Volvo's sporty grand tourer

Volvo C70 T5 SE Lux (2006 Jun)
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IT is hard to believe that a car coming from nation which has Viking in its DNA could be slow in coming forward.But Volvo is the latest premium brand to introduce a four-seater convertible at a time when Audi and BMW are sitting back and watching the... Volvo C70 T5 SE Lux

Volvo C70 2.4i Sport Geartronic (2006 Sep)
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THEY stop, they stare, they remain riveted as the most extraordinary metal roof on the market folds neatly into place.Midway through the 30-second operation anyone could be forgiven for thinking this is a bit of a Heath Robinson affair, so complex do... Volvo C70 2.4i Sport Geartronic

Volvo C70 D5 Sport (2007 Aug)
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IT was an act of supreme optimism I know - but I had hoped booking a Volvo C70 coupe/convertible for a summer week would, well, allow some open-topped motoring.A fool and his hopes are easily parted.Part of one day, yep, just a few hours of glorious ... Volvo C70 D5 Sport

Volco C70 on a budget (2008 Jun)
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1998 - 2007 2.4Tt Stats Top speed: 137mph 0-60 mph: 8.5 seconds Economy: 29.7 mpg NCAPap: N/a Why Buy: Clearly you want a safe and sensible coupe that does not attract too much attention. Even so, the C70 was always a very handsome car and for a ... Volco C70 on a budget

Volvo C70 D5 SE (2008 May)
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BOOT space has never been high on my checklist when reviewing cars.Call me superficial, but looks, performance, acceleration and thrillability have been way more important than some of the more practical pros and cons of any particular motor.But the ... Volvo C70 D5 SE

Volvo C70 2.4T Convertible (2004 Jun)
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THE glamourous image of an attractive couple enjoying open top motoring with hardly a hair out of place is normally just that - an image.Reality tends to be wind in the hair, bugs in the teeth and the female half of the relationship non too happy abo... Volvo C70 2.4T Convertible

Volvo C70 D5 SE Lux (2008 May)
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THERE'S been a bit of head-scratching and heart searching going on in the design department. Long-haired, trendy chaps who allow their shirt sleeves to dangle without the aide of cuff-links and who wear no socks within their Gucci-shod feet have been... Volvo C70 D5 SE Lux

Volvo C70 T5 Collection (2005 May)
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NOT so long ago Volvo had an unenviable reputation of producing cars that were safe as houses but felt like waterbeds and drove like barges.Mercifully, the latest generation of vehicles from the Swedish safety kings have come on leaps and bounds, mai... Volvo C70 T5 Collection

Volvo C70 2.4i Sport (2006 Aug)
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IF it ain't broke, don’t fix it. Unless, of course, you intend to double your global sales annually – which is what Volvo is aiming to do with it’s dazzling new C70.Building on the outstanding success of its predecessor, the all-... Volvo C70 2.4i Sport

Volvo C70 2.0T Convertible (2002 Dec)
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VOLVO'S C70 coupe is dead - long live the cabriolet. The axe has finally fallen on the tin top version, leaving the rag top to fend for itself.This is no longer quite as easy as it may seem, for the competition is intense especially since the arrival... Volvo C70 2.0T Convertible

Volvo C70 T5 SE (2007 May)
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AN indication of just how good competition is for consumers arrives in the sleek shape of the new BMW 3 Series Convertible that has already got Volvo's rival C70 running scared.The BMW is a huge competitor for the Volvo and it is from the Swede that ... Volvo C70 T5 SE

Volvo C70 Collection (2004 Jul)
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VOLVO is producing just 300 Collection special edition models of its C70 convertible this year, so if you want to be different, here's your chance.The already elegant C70 gains an eye-catching array of trimmings - as well as some extra comforts - the... Volvo C70 Collection

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Volvo sign off exclusive C70 (2011 Nov)
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EXCLUSIVITY is the name of the game for a new and distinctive version of Volvo’s C70 four-seater convertible.With planned production of only 2,000 examples a year for sale worldwide, British Volvo fans will have to look sharp if they want to be one o... Volvo sign off exclusive C70

New C70 diesel prices announced by Volvo (2006 Jun)
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THE eagerly-awaited diesel version of Volvo's stylish C70 coupe cabriolet will cost from £29,420 when it finally arrives this summer.It will be available in a choice of three trim and equipment levels with prices rising to £33,170 for the Lux version... New C70 diesel prices announced by Volvo

Volvo reveals new C70 prices (2005 Nov)
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VOLVO has announced the prices and specifications of its stylish new coupe cabriolet, the C70, which is due to go on sale here next spring.It will reach UK showrooms in February 2006 with prices starting from £26,200. This will be for the 2.4i Sport,... Volvo reveals new C70 prices

The monster of all cars (2011 Jul)
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MEET the Monster Mk1 – a driver’s nightmare made up of the parts most likely to fail, according to a motor maintenance insurer.It’s got the brakes of an Audi A8, the engine from an MG TF, the suspension of a BMW M3 and the electrics of a Renault Mega... The monster of all cars

Volvo launches auto DRIVe diesels (2011 Dec)
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VOLVO has announced the latest step in its push towards zero emissions strategy with the launch of an automatic gearbox option in four Volvo DRIVe models.It means that DRIVe versions of the S60, V60, V70 and S80 can for the first time be ordered with... Volvo launches auto DRIVe diesels

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