NEW FOR 2010:

– Standard leather seats
– Reduction in option packages

For 2010, the Volvo C70 convertible receives standard leather seating, and changes to its option packages. The Premium Package has been discontinued, leaving the Sport Package and Tech Package.

A joint venture between Volvo and Italian designer Pininfarina, the C70 features a three-piece roof which folds automatically in thirty seconds, and contains a normal-size heated glass rear window. It uses a turbocharged 2.5-litre inline five-cylinder engine with close-ratio six-speed manual transmission, or optional five-speed automatic.

Features include 17-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, speed-sensitive steering, front and rear fog lights, projector-style halogen headlamps, heated mirrors with integrated turn signals, three-spoke leather-wrapped tilt and telescopic steering wheel with audio controls, heated power leather seats with fore/aft rear-seat access, driver’s side memory, CD stereo, Sirius satellite radio, Bluetooth connectivity, cruise control, locking storage in four seating positions, illuminated vanity mirrors, illuminated locking glovebox, floor mats, auto up/down windows, trip computer, and variable intermittent wipers.

The available Sport Package adds 18-inch alloy wheels, bi-xenon headlamps with washers, retractable mirrors with puddle lamps, garage door opener, rain-sensing wipers, level sensor, mass movement sensor, keyless drive, and auto-dimming rearview mirror with compass.

The available Tech Package adds premium sound system with 12 DynAudio speakers, subwoofer, and blind spot information system.

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