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Volvo C70 T5 Geartronic

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Volvo C70 T5 Geartronic

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 5-cylinder 20-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2521 cm3 / 153.8 cu in / 153.8 cu in, 161.8 kW / 217.0 hp / 217.0 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 320.0 N·m / 236.0 lb·ft / 236.0 lb·ft @ 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 235 km/h / 146 mph / 146 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolvoIssued from2006
ModelC70 T5 GeartronicIssued 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

Length4580 mm / 180.3 in / 180.3 inTotal (curb) weight1725 kg / 3803 lb / 3803 lb
Width1820 mm / 71.7 in / 71.7 inDry weight
Height1410 mm / 55.5 in / 55.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2640 mm / 103.9 in / 103.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1550 mm / 61.0 in / 61.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1560 mm / 61.4 in / 61.4 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity62 l / 13.6 UK gal / 16.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.73  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.31Frontal area (A)2.13 m2 / 22.9 sq ft / 22.9 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.66 m2 / 7.1 sq ft / 7.1 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.4 kW / 22.0 hp / 22.0 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders5
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves20
Engine ManufacturerVolvoValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore83.0 mm / 3.27 in / 3.27 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke93.2 mm / 3.67 in / 3.67 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.89
Fuel supplyEFiEngine displacement2521 cm3 / 153.8 cu in / 153.8 cu in
Engine Main bearings6Unitary capacity504.20 cm3/cylinder / 30.768 cu in/cylinder / 30.768 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power161.8 kW / 217.0 hp / 217.0 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque320.0 N·m / 236.0 lb·ft / 236.0 lb·ft at 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercooleryesMax. net output (power at the wheels)91.1 kW / 122.2 hp / 122.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output64.2 kW/l / 1.410 bhp/cu in / 1.410 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque126.9 N·m/l / 1.11 lb·ft/cu in / 1.11 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) speed235 km/h / 146 mph / 146 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio125.8 kW/ton / 95.3 bhp/ton / 95.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h8.00 s / 8.00 s / 8.00 sFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions234 g/km / 377 g/mi / 377 g/mi
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.5Turning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front7.5J x 17Wheels rear7.5J x 17
Tyres frontPirelli P Zero Rosso 235/45 R 17 WTyres rearPirelli P Zero Rosso 235/45 R 17 W
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 T5 Geartronic

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