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2012 Volvo XC70

2012 Volvo XC70

The 2012 Volvo XC70 is one of the latest version of 2012 Volvo. 2012 Volvo XC70 is a 4-door, 5-passenger luxury wagon, available in 7 trims, ranging from the 3.2 FWD to the T6 Platinum. The 2012 Volvo XC70 is available at MSRP Price $32,550 – $43,150 And Invoice Price of $30,597 – $40,561.

Upon introduction, the 2012 Volvo XC70 3.2 FWD is equipped with a standard 3.2-liter, I6, 240-horsepower engine that achieves 19-mpg in the city and 25-mpg on the highway. The 2012 Volvo XC70 T6 Platinum is equipped with a standard 3.0-liter, I6, 300-horsepower, turbo engine that achieves 17-mpg in the city and 23-mpg on the highway.

Volvo is updating its XC70 crossover and S80 flagship sedan for the 2012 model year, adding its latest safety and infotainment technologies to the new models in an effort to keep sales chugging along against a much newer range of competitors. The 2012 Volvo XC70 Other safety features include adaptive cruise control that can bring the cars to a complete stop, as well as City Safety, which looks out for cars or stationary objects up ahead using a laser sensor built into the windscreen.

2012 Volvo C70 Review Prices

2012 Volvo C70 Review Prices

The 2012 Volvo C70 is one of the latest version of 2012 Volvo. 2012 Volvo C70 is a 2-door, 4-passenger convertible, available in 3 trims, ranging from the T5 to the T5 Platinum. The 2012 Volvo C70 is available at MSRP Price of $39,950 – $43,550 And Invoice Price of $37,553 – $40,937.

Upon introduction,the 2012 Volvo C70 are both trims are equipped with a standard 2.5-liter, I5, 227-horsepower, turbo engine that achieves 18-mpg in the city and 28-mpg on the highway. A 5-speed automatic transmission is standard.

The 2012 Volvo C70 nose is more wedge-shaped and has been given added three-dimensional depth by moving some elements of the front both longitudinally and vertically. The headlamps and the décor around the fog lamps, for instance, have been angled offset up and to the rear, at the same time as the detailing of the lower grille has been enhanced.

2012 Volvo C30 Review And Prices

2012 Volvo C30 Review And Prices

The 2012 Volvo C30 is one of the latest version of 2012 Volvo. 2012 Volvo C30 is a 2-door, 4-passenger sports coupe, available in 6 trims, ranging from the T5 to the T5 R-Design Platinum. The 2012 Volvo C30 is available at MSRP Price of$24,700 – $31,500 And Invoice price of $23,218 – $29,610.

The 2012 Volvo C30 is anticipated to increase the autonomy of electrical cars up to 250 kilometers earlier of what the actual accumulator provide. Pilot project supported by  your Power and the Swedish Energy Agency, a company of Swedish wich specialised in hydrogen technology.

Upon introduction,the 2012 Volvo C30 are both trims are equipped with a standard 2.5-liter, I5, 227-horsepower, turbo engine that achieves 21-mpg in the city and 29-mpg on the highway. A 6-speed manual transmission with overdrive is standard, and a 5-speed automatic transmission is optional. The 2012 Volvo C30 is that the protection measures. 

Volvo C30 BEV 2011

Volvo C30 BEV 2011

Volvo presented a driveable electric car prototype in September 2009. The Volvo C30 BEV (Battery Electric Vehicle) now being shown at the 2010 North American International Auto Show in Detroit takes the company one step further in the development process. It features both a complete interior and full instrumentation, as well as enhanced battery packaging.

Volvo C30 BEV 2011

The next step in 2010 is a factory-built series of test cars. Selected users will drive the test fleet during a two-year trial period in order to provide Volvo Cars with valuable experience. Not just technical but also behavioural.

Volvo C30 BEV 2011

The electric Volvo C30 looks like a regular Volvo C30 and it offers the very same safety, comfort and roominess as the standard car. The most obvious difference inside the car is the new instruments facing the driver. The gauges and graphics are somewhat different to those in a conventional Volvo. The cool and user-friendly combined instrument shows in principle only road speed and energy consumption.

Volvo C30 BEV 2011

The driving experience is also different to that in a conventional car. The electric Volvo C30 BEV has no gears and the motor’s power is delivered seamlessly, with full power available immediately. “Sailing along virtually without a sound is a very special experience.

Volvo C30 BEV 2011

The Volvo C30 shown in Detroit is powered by Lithium-Ion batteries that can be recharged via either a regular household power socket or special roadside charging stations. Charging the battery fully takes about eight hours.

Volvo C30 BEV 2011

Top speed with a fully charged battery pack is about 130 km/h (81 mph). Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph takes less than 11 seconds. The car’s range is up to 150 km (94 miles). This covers the daily transport needs of more than 90 percent of all motorists in Europe.

Volvo C30 BEV 2011 Specifications

  • Car model: Volvo C30 – full four seater
  • Main engine: Electric engine 40/82KW
  • Power output: Electric engine 82kW, 111 bhp
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 10.5 seconds
  • Charging duration: Charging via standard power socket, 230 V, 16 ampere: < 8 hours
  • Range on electric power: 150 km (NEDC cycle)
  • Battery energy content: 24 kWh nominal energy, of which 22.7 kWh used to power the car
  • Battery weight: 280 kg
  • Carbon dioxide emissions (tailpipe): none

Volvo XC70 2012 Review and Spec

Volvo XC70 2012 Review and Spec


Volvo XC70 2012
The third generation Volvo XC70 2012 has been upgraded with a number of features including the latest user-friendly Volvo Sensus infotainment system, enhanced technology that makes driving even safer and more comfortable, and refined drivelines that offer higher performance and lower fuel consumption.

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Volvo XC70 2012

The third generation Volvo XC70 is more refined than ever. A comfortable and luxurious appearance has been combined with top-class flexibility and an expressive design. The XC70 is a sophisticated and elegant car for an active urban life.

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