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Volvo C70 Turns 20

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Old Sep 30th, 2016, 19:00   #1
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Default Volvo C70 Turns 20

The C70 represented a new niche in an important period for Volvo, a project that was driven by enthusiasm and a love of cars by a small and passionate team. Twenty years ago, it was first shown to the world.

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Well it worked, I still love my C70 coupe after 11 years. It's still a fabulous looking car, in a way it reminds me of the Alfa Romeo and Lancia coupes of the 50's and '60's that are considered to be beautiful classics and are sought after. I read that Peter Horbury regretted carrying over the S70 'hood' and wishes he'd told the accountants that the C70 needed a different design more in-keeping with the rest of the stylish shape. I wonder what it might have ultimately looked like!?
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Amazing, does does this mean it has achieved classic status.
All, mostly non car enthusiasts that come across mine think it's new

It would be nice if the driver were new too

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I owned and loved a c70 convertible, one of the best looking cars I have had.
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They need to bring out a replacement! Although saying that I'm not liking Volvo's recent models in the looks department, so it probably wouldn't appeal to me...

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IN the right colours the mk1 C70 is still a very good looking car, the late convertible in dark blue with a blue roof and linen white leather is a very good looking car. In silver with hearing aid beige leather it looks every one of those 20 years old though!

The coupe was one of the best looking cars on the road back in '96/7 though. Very desirable.
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