Volvo C30

Volvo C30

Volvo announced pricing for the new C30 on March 8. The price for the base model is $24,970 for the base model and $28,270 loaded, not including a $695 destination charge. But on March 14, prices were $23,154 and $26,214. On March 22 the base price was $21,565 and the loaded price $24,415. In all cases, the base model included a 218-hp turbo-five engine, six-speed manual transmission and 17-inch wheels. Now, Volvo is trying an innovative form of market research. Shoppers are being invited (...)
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Volvo C30 tops readers’ choice in “The best cars of 2007” The new Volvo C30 Volvo C30 continues a series of successes: In the readers’ choice feature “Die besten Autos 2007” (“The best cars of 2007”) of the renowned German trade journal “auto motor und sport” the Swedish manufacturer’s first compact model came way out on top in the lower medium import class. The new Volvo S80 also achieved an outstanding result, coming second in the upper medium import class. In the competition, which goes back 31 years, (...)

According to AutoBild, Volvo is working on a hybrid version for the compact Volvo C30. The concept car will be unveiled in the autumn of 2007, in Shanghai. The Volvo C30 Volvo C30 Hybrid Concept will be powered by a diesel engine combined with a plug-in battery that will allow the car to run 45 miles before the diesel engine will be used.
Source: Autobild
HEICO SPORTIV, the internationally recognized Volvo tuner, presents its Volvo creations prior to the official market introduction. German premier at the Essen Motorshow. The Essen Motorshow (30th November - 10th December 2006) is the highlight of the European tuning industry and the most important exhibition event for HEICO SPORTIV. This is a good reason to come with 5 cars and to have a solid impact. First at HEICO SPORTIV. The new C30 The top attraction is the HEICO HS3 D5, based on (...)

Volvo Car Corporation was successful among the 2006 Auto Trophy winners. The Volvo XC Volvo XC 90 captured its fifth trophy in the import ranking for SUV’s and off-road vehicles and the Volvo C30, participating in the competition for the first time, won the import ranking for compact cars this year. Over 350 vehicles in 27 categories vied for the votes of Auto Zeitung readers in the magazine’s 19th annual Auto Trophy competition. Steven Armstrong, Chief Operating Officer of Volvo Car Corporation, (...)

The “Golden Steering Wheel 2006”, presented by the German Sunday newspaper “Bild am Sonntag” is one of the most coveted automotive honours in Europe. Almost a third of all readers of Germany’s largest-circulation Sunday paper voted for the CL-Class as the best new arrival in the coupé category, putting it in first place by a clear margin. The new Mercedes-Benz CL-Class came onto the market this autumn, and the award of the Golden Steering Wheel marks the culmination of a tradition of (...)
Volvo Cars is launching FlexiFuel models powered by renewable bioethanol on several European markets this autumn. The green model range is also being extended and even Volvo’s new C30 will be offered with eco-optimised FlexiFuel power. Eight new markets “Interest in ethanol as a vehicle fuel is growing in Europe,” says Gerry Keaney, Senior Vice President Market, Sales and Customer Service at Volvo Cars. “We are therefore expanding our range with additional models on a total of 9 markets. (...)

Volvo Cars has announced that it will bring the C30 to the U.S. market no earlier than the 2008 model year. The announcement comes just nine months after the C30 Design Concept was unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in early 2006. The C30’s primary markets will be in Europe, with the largest markets being Italy, the U.K. Germany and Spain. Volvo Cars estimates global sales of the C30 at 65,000 units annually. Pricing and volume expectations for the U.S.-bound C30 have (...)

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