Volvo C70 gets new 2.0 liter turbodiesel engine

Volvo has added a new 2.0 liter turbodiesel engine in its Volvo C70 convertible. This will be the first four-cylinder engine added to the car. Volvo expects the engine to be a very popular choice in Europe, where it is expected to account for 20 percent of the sales.

The 2.0 liter turbodiesel engine produces 136 horsepower with 320 Nm of torque. The engine gives the Volvo C70 the ability to go from 0-62mph in 11.0 seconds with a top speed of 127mph. The Volvo C70 2.0D will feature second-generation common rail technology and will have a fuel-economy of 39mpg.

Volvo Cars is expecting sales to reach about 2,000 units a year. The car will reach the showrooms during the autumn of 2007.


Source: WorldCarFans

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