Released for model year 2002, the cars came painted only in a unique shade of blue. Volvo Cars of North America. The car received two of two points available in the pole test. Exterior colours were limited to Ocean Race Blue Metallic or Electric Silver Metallic. Compared with its predecessor, rear-seat legroom was increased by 2 centimetres 0. Several options, such as a trip computer and sports suspension, were not available for Bi-Fuel models.
Archived from on 28 November 2008. Volvo Cars of North America. The S70 scored seven of 16 points in the front test, and 16 of 16 in the side test. Archived from on 17 October 1997. Archived from on 15 September 2015.
Volvo Cars of North America. From model year 2014 onward, a dashboard replaced the analogue instruments. The number following the letter provides a sense of the platform size. It was only available with a based all-wheel drive system and a 2. On Bi-Fuel models the temperature gauge in the instrument cluster was replaced by a level gauge for the gas tank. Archived from on 18 January 2012.
The first phase of the field trial ended in June 2010 and included 16 families, all employees of Volvo or Vattenfall, who had the car for 1. They featured a 345-hp turbocharged inline-six engine, a performance-tuned all-wheel-drive system, Öhlins adjustable dampers, Brembo brakes, Michelin Pilot Super Sport summer tires, and delightfully subtle styling upgrades. All-wheel drive models received thicker rear brake discs and redesigned rear calipers. Included as a standard feature beginning in 2007 was the inclusion of Volvo on call roadside assistance for four years, rear window deactivation, safe approach and home safe lighting. Archived from on 7 November 2011. Sharing a platform with a bevy of Ford-related products—including the Europe-market Ford Focus and the first-generation Mazda 3—the V50 was roughly the same size as the V40 but. Archived from on 13 June 1998.
The wagon variant pictured here arrived for 1993, and the following year the 222-hp 850 Turbo was released. Beneath its bodywork Volvo installed an available 316-hp turbocharged and supercharged four-cylinder engine. Ultimately production of the V70 Plug-in Hybrid did not commence, and the model was never commercially available. The T5 and R were the series high-performance models. But unlike a sports car, these wagons can fit strollers and coolers in the back. Released in 2003, the model pioneered many firsts for Volvo.
The S60 scored 10 of 16 points in the front test and 16 of 16 in the side test. Retrieved 16 July 2017 — via Dailymotion. The name V70 combines the letter V, standing for versatility, and 70, denoting relative platform size i. Petrol engines Model Engine code Year s Power Torque at rpm Displacement Comment 2. An innovator in the realm of safety, performance, and design, Volvo claims to have sold more than six million wagons worldwide to date, and that was before the debut of. Traffic sign recognition is also available.
Volvo Cars of North America. Wikimedia Commons has media related to. An interior grab handle for the front passenger was installed only on this model. Archived from on 23 October 2013. Archived from on 6 February 1998. Trim levels varied for each market as did equipment levels of the most basic trims. The 4-speed were upgraded to adaptive shift logic, replacing the previous three-mode selection.
The side windows have a single, simple line running along the top from front to rear. Volvo announced in 2009, and confirmed in 2010, the launch of diesel-electric plug-in hybrids as early as 2012. Rockleigh, New Jersey: Volvo Cars of North America. In perhaps the most extreme sign of the industry's horsepower race, some of these wagons are quicker than a Porsche Boxster. An early 940 is pictured here.