Volvo C70 Models and C70 History

The C70 saw nominal changes for the 1998 model year, butVolvo added a light-pressure turbocharged engine to the coupe in 1999, with aslim new addition of standard equipment. In 2000, Volvo released the newhigh-pressure turbo (HPT) convertible and made subtle updates to the C70 lineup. The C70 Coupe light-pressure turbo (LPT), was dropped for 2001, new 16and 17 wheels debuted, simulated wood replaced real wood interior accents andminor updates were made to upper trim levels. For 2002, only one trim wasoffered for the C70 coupe with stability control, traction control, heatedfront seats and an emergency trunk release handle being added as standardfeatures.


In 2003, the C70 was only offered in convertible format, allpowertrains got a decent power boost, a jeweled effect was added to thetaillights, and the front grille was darkened. No major changes were in store for 2004, with a shorthiatus for 2005. In 2006, Volvo unveiled a sleeker and more capable, morefeature-rich four-seat C70 with a retractable hardtop. The addition ofsatellite radio, MP3 integration and an input jack on the audio system markedthe only changes for 2005. The C70 got a horsepower boost, up to 227 hp from218, for 2008, with new wood accents, and an updated steering wheel and airvents. Bluetooth integration was made standard in 2009, with express-up windowsand an improved GPS system.


Nothing was new for 2010, but an updated exterior,new instrument panel and standard leather seating and satellite radio were thebig changes for 2011. Shuffling of trims was the theme for the 2012-2013 modelyears, with automated wipers and headlight washers being added as standardfeatures.

New and Used C70 Prices, Volvo C70 Model Years and History

Carried over for 2013, the Volvo C70 is a luxury hard-top convertible powered by a 2.5-liter 5-cylinder turbocharged engine that produces 227 hp.
A luxury hard-top convertible, the 2012 Volvo C70 is a unique blend of safety, luxury, and performance.
Equipped with a retractable hard-top, the 2011 Volvo C70 is well-equipped for fun in the sun.
A two-door four-passenger sports car, the 2010 Volvo C70 features a power retractable hardtop and a turbocharged five-cylinder engine.
A hardtop coupe convertible, the two-door 2009 Volvo C70 proves to be one cool customer.
The 2008 Volvo C70 is a premium four-passenger two-door with a retractable hardtop for a nice day of top-down motoring and listening to all 227 hp from the fun turbocharged five-cylinder engine.
The 2007 Volvo C70 is a two-door four-passenger convertible with a retractable hardtop which helps retain its coupe styling when the top is up.
Totally restyled for the new year, the 2006 Volvo C70 is a two-door premium car that seats four and is fitted with a power-retractable hardtop.
A two-door convertible with seating for up to four passengers, the 2004 Volvo C70 is well-equipped with standard amenities and safety features.
A premium two-door, four-passenger convertible, the 2003 Volvo C70 is available with a choice between two five-cylinder turbocharged engines.
A sporty two-door with seating for four, the 2002 Volvo C70 is available as a well-equipped coupe or convertible featuring such standard features as dual-zone climate control and keyless entry.
A premium two-door four-passenger car, the 2001 Volvo C70 is available as a coupe or a convertible and is available with an automatic transmission or a manual.
The 2000 Volvo C70 is a premium two-door sporty car which is available as a coupe or a convertible, and it offers a choice between two turbocharged five-cylinder engines.
The 1999 Volvo C70 is a brand-new compact premium two-door that seats four passengers and is available as a coupe or convertible.
The 1998 Volvo C70 is a premium, compact coupe with sporty styling and an exciting turbocharged five-cylinder engine.