It took Volvo more than four decades to produce a softtop. Judging from a recent test drive of the C70 convertible, the Swedish automaker, now a subsidiary of Ford Motor Co., should have spent a few more years perfecting the design.
$40,000-plus price bracket, the C70 has few rivals. Among them are the Saab 9-3, the BMW M3 and the Mercedes-Benz CLK320. But all three, for one reason or another, are more desirable than the Volvo.
Our test car had a window sticker of $47,365,
yet didn't look or feel like a car that should cost that much. Our biggest compliment: The C70's safety features are among the best in class.
He: We've seen very few C70 convertibles on the road since the car was... Read More