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Topless Volvo now in SA

2006-11-02 09:41

Swedish beauty - New Volvo C70 now on sale in South Africa

Vehicle Specs
Manufacturer Volvo
Model C70
Engine 2.5-litre Turbo
Power 162kW
Torque 320Nm
Price From R450 000
The unveiling of the all-new Volvo C70 at Auto Africa also marked the South African launch of this striking drop-top.

The new Volvo C70 is about the same size as its predecessor, and is a full four-seater. However, it is now a coupe cabriolet as it comes with a retractable hard-top roof.

South Africa only gets the T5 derivative, which has Volvo's turbocharged 2.5 litre engine under the bonnet. It develops 162 kW of power and offers maximum torque of 320 Nm.

Typical Volvo the C70 comes with a host of safety features and it also gets DSTC (Dynamic Stability and Traction Control System).

The C70's most obvious competitors are Audi's A4 Cabriolet and especially the all new BMW 3 Series coupe-cabriolet.

Pricing:
- T5 Manual: R450 000
- T5 Geartronic (Auto) R460 000

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