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Volvo C70 Coupé Automatic

(1999 model)

Brief specs of 1999 Volvo C70 Coupé Automatic

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 5-cylinder 20-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2435 cm3 / 148.6 cu in / 148.6 cu in, 123.0 kW / 164.9 hp / 164.9 hp @ 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm, 220.0 N·m / 162.3 lb·ft / 162.3 lb·ft @ 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, consumption 8.9 l/100km / 31.7 mpg-UK / 26.4 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolvoIssued from1999
ModelC70 Coupé AutomaticIssued until
SerieC70Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolvoCountrySE,NL

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4716 mm / 185.7 in / 185.7 inTotal (curb) weight
Width1817 mm / 71.5 in / 71.5 inDry weight
Height1414 mm / 55.7 in / 55.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2664 mm / 104.9 in / 104.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1521 mm / 59.9 in / 59.9 inTowing weight
Track rear1518 mm / 59.8 in / 59.8 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity68 l / 15.0 UK gal / 18.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.77  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.29Frontal area (A)2.18 m2 / 23.5 sq ft / 23.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.63 m2 / 6.8 sq ft / 6.8 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.7 kW / 21.1 hp / 21.1 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeB5254STotal number of cylinders5
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves20
Engine ManufacturerVolvoValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionaluminium block & headBore83.0 mm / 3.27 in / 3.27 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke90.0 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.92
Fuel supplyEngine displacement2435 cm3 / 148.6 cu in / 148.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity487.00 cm3/cylinder / 29.719 cu in/cylinder / 29.719 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio
SumpwetMax. output power123.0 kW / 164.9 hp / 164.9 hp at 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque220.0 N·m / 162.3 lb·ft / 162.3 lb·ft at 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)49.2 kW / 66.0 hp / 66.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output50.5 kW/l / 1.110 bhp/cu in / 1.110 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque90.3 N·m/l / 0.79 lb·ft/cu in / 0.79 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)12.1 l/100km / 23.3 mpg-UK / 19.4 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)7.0 l/100km / 40.4 mpg-UK / 33.6 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)8.9 l/100km / 31.7 mpg-UK / 26.4 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions213 g/km / 343 g/mi / 343 g/mi
  Range764 km / 475 mi / 475 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3Turning circle11.7 m / 38.4 ft / 38.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Lower wishbone, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearSemi-independent, Trailing arm, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volvo C70 Coupé Automatic

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