Car Models

Volvo C70 Specifications:

Make and Model: Volvo C70
Year: 1997
Engine Type: 2.4 Liter Turbocharged Inline 5
Torque: 210lb-ft@1800rpm
Acceleration 0-60: 8.0 s
Suspension: Strut front suspension with stabilizer bar semi-independent with coil springs
Wheel Base: 104.901 inches
List Price $47,246
Horsepower: 197bhp@6000rpm
Top Speed: 145 mph
Brakes: Four-wheel antilock brakes
Transmission: 5 Speed Manual
Weight: 3135 lbs

1997 VOLVO C70

The Volvo C70 introduced as a 1997 model in Europe, and as a 1998 model in North America, built by the Ford Motor Company's Volvo subsidiary. The C70 is available in both convertible and (originally) coup? versions with a choice of manual or automatic transmission. Although visually based on the 850, it was actually engineered by Tom Walkinshaw Racing and was a breakthrough design for Peter Horbury.