The luxurious convertible Volvo V70 was first showcased at the 2008 Auto Expo in New Delhi. However, without a clear mandate and unfavourable market conditions, the Swedish automaker had put the plan of the C70’s debut in the India on the back burner. Now however, according to fresh reports, speculations are rife yet again, about a possible commercial debut of the Volvo C70 in the Indian market. The Volvo C70 with its retractable hardtop has been turning heads since its launch in the international market and proves conclusively that sleek and stylish design of the vehicle can sit comfortably with class and can lead safety innovations.
Volvo C70 Interior
The Volvo C70 Convertible is an interesting car indeed, and if the Swedish automaker plays its cards right, this model could change the brand’s image in the country in totality.
Volvo C70 Performance and Handling
Volvo C70 scores high on the ride and handling department. It is a brilliant car for both highway cruising and city driving. The car accelerates so effortlessly that you would cross illegal speeds without even realizing. It takes about 7.6 seconds for crossing the speed barrier of 100 Kmph from a standstill. Engine is eager and responsive with barely any turbo lag and that makes it easy to drive in traffic. The power steering weighs up correctly and is responsive both at low speeds and high. The ride quality is very impressive. High speed composure is great and the C70 has a confidence inspiring feel of solidity on the highway.The car has independent Strut suspension for the front while the rear has independent multi link. The ride quality is nothing short of fabulous and the way this car absorbs bumps on the roads is truly something.
Volvo C70 Competitors
If style, features, luxury and driving fun are on your must-haves list, this would be the perfect car for you.In terms of competition, the Volvo C70 will rival the Audi A5 Cabriolet, Mercedes-Benz E-Class and BMW Z4 Cabrio.