The C70 convertible is a pricey package. The base price is $46,125. The test car's options included the cold weather package, premium audio system and automatic transmission. The sticker price was $48,350. Warranty
Four years or 50,000 miles. Point: Volvo's C70 convertible is a stylish package. The seats are terrific, the turbocharged engine has 236 horsepower and the instrument panel looks elegant without being fussy. Counterpoint: The dash and steering wheel shake over rough roads, and full-throttle acceleration causes the front wheels to tug gently from side to side. SPECIFICATIONS:
Engine: 2.3-liter, 236-hp 5-cyl. turbo
Transmission: automatic Front-wheel drive
Wheelbase: 104.9 inches
Curb weight: 3,691 lbs.
Base price: $46,125
As driven: $48,350
Mpg rating: 20 city, 26 hwy.