Buy a new Volvo XC70, and you will have the ground clearance and AWD traction to take you on an outback adventure. Hill Descent Control and instant traction work with the ABS and anti skid systems to provide great off-road performance.
The XC70 interior offers excellent room and comfort. Satellite navigation, Bluetooth technology, premium sound and dual-zone air-conditioning are just a few of the goodies available. An alarm (standard), Scandinavian leather heated seats (standard), and an optional sunroof are comfort items that you probably won’t want to miss out on. The XC70 offers a relaxed, safe drive.
The Volvo XC70 is a first class, superbly functional motor vehicle. At first glance the big wagon looks like a normal 5-door station wagon capable of hauling heavy loads in high levels of comfort and style, and the closer you look at the new Volvo XC70 you will most certainly appreciate just how well this particular Volvo is designed and made.
The Nordic Volvo XC70 is made extremely strong underneath its elegant exterior lines. The car weighs in at a hefty 1844 kg, thus gives the car the feeling of strength and solidity on the road. Unruffled by major road undulations, the XC70 is well planted on even the roughest of outback roads. The tough black plastics that line the lower portion of the wagon’s body protect the big car from stone chips and scuffs, while also adding to the car’s rugged appeal. Where the Volvo XC70 leaves other wagons for dead is with its well designed AWD transmission. Rough terrain, and outback roads, that would hold up your average wagon’s progress can be aggressively dealt to in the impressive new Volvo.
The XC70 wagon is offered with two very capable engine variants. The smooth and muscly 3.2 litre 175 kW petrol motor is a turbocharged six cylinder power plant that boasts DOHC and dual continuous variable valve timing technology. Drive the diesel version, and you will find the 400 Nm of torque a very tasty addition to the136 kW on tap. Both models are linked to the impressive six-speed Geartronic automatic transmission that boasts an electronically controlled All-Wheel drive system. So expect progress to be commandingly silky. Both variants can whistle the big Volvo up to 100 km/h, fro a standstill, in well under ten seconds.
A sizable list of safety features are provided on the new Volvo XC70. Dynamic stability control, traction control, headlamp washers, front and rear fog lamps, a safety cage passenger compartment, a side impact protection system, and driver and passenger airbags that are situated at the front, and at the side, as side curtain airbags. A weight sensor is located in the front passenger seat. Other safety features include an integrated child booster seat, top-tether child seat anchorage, an ISOFIX baby/child seat attachment system and a world leading whiplash protection seating. This list is only a drop in the bucket of exactly what you will find inside the XC70, and it’s not for nothing that a Volvo has the reputation for being one of the world’s supremely safe motorcars.
The comfort and convenience of the XC70’s interior is superb. Features and options include: eight-way power driver and passenger seats – with heat and lumbar support, a three-position memory driver’s seat, 60/40 split and fold flat rear seat, a grocery bag holder, an interior air quality system, extra power outlets, a glass moon-roof, power windows, electric locks and mirrors, an auto dimming rear view mirror, a tilt/telescoping steering wheel with audio controls, premium leather seats (or cloth), a premium audio system with a choice of a single disc or 6 disc in-dash CD player with Dolby Pro Logic II® surround sound and 6-11 speakers, and a dual screen rear seat entertainment system.
Unlike other crossover vehicles, the Volvo XC70 has only two rows of seats. This is something of a disappointment if you have more than three children in your family (or more than four mates you want to take cruising), but it does mean that the Volvo XC70 is exceptionally roomy. Add that to the positively marshmallowy comfort of the padded seats, and you have one extremely luxurious ride – no matter how rough the road you’re negotiating happens to be.
If you’re after a sharp looking, versatile, roomy and very dependable vehicle that will get you into the cities glitzy streets or out onto the rugged outback roads in sublime comfort, check out the Volvo XC70 today! The Swedish band Abba had a song “It’s a rich man’s world.” You’ll be happy to know that you might not need to be as rich as you might think to own the very capable Nordic XC70.
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