Volvo C30: It’s All about the Performance
A Premier Sporting Hatchback Coupe
The Volvo C30 is one of the best hatchback coupe produced by the German car company the Volkswagen and has a three-door and four-seat shooting-brake that is powered with the help of four-inline and five-straight engines. The Volvo C30 is based on Ford C1 platform and is looks like a hatchback version of the S40, V50 and C70 Volkswagen cars. If you are a first time Volvo buyer then this can be the best bet for you as it has been marketed as sports hatchback or sports coupe is being targeted especially for young people.
Scale Of Production And Expected Market
Volkswagen is planning to reserve 75% sale in the European market and is expected to churn out 65,000 units in a year. It was first shown in the year 2006 during the Detroit show.
Volvo C30’s Capacity And Internal Design
The Volvo C30 model comes with a 40 liter fuel tank and a 40 KW generator is connected to its combustion engine. The car’s 111 PS (82KW:109HP) electric motor is driven with the help of combined power achieved from the 40 KW built-in generator. It has a three-cylinder combustion engine that produces 60PS (40kW:59hp) power.
It is also provided with a range extender that increases the electric car’s range up to 1,000 kms. The fuel cell production was started in the year 2010. One of the best features about this amazing vehicle is that it comes with a blind spot information system that lets you know about another vehicle in its blind spot.
The Volvo C30 follows all the safety standards such as side airbags, whiplash protection system and belt pretensioners. The Volvo C30 is available in Manual as well as automatic transmission.
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Technical Characteristics of Volvo C30
Technical Characteristics of 2010 Volvo C30 2.0 Automatic produced by Volvo (SE).
|Body Type||Fixed-head coupe 3 doors / 5 seats|
|Front Track||1548 mm|
|Rear Track||1544 mm|
|Ground Clearance||135 mm|
|Fuel Capacity||55 liters|
|Drive Wheels||Front wheel drive|
|Steering||rack & pinion PAS|
|Fuel Supply System||MPFi|
|Max Power||145HP (107 kW) @ 6000 rpm|
|Max Torque||185Nm @ 4500 rpm|
|CO2 Emissions||194 g/Km|
|Cam Design||DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)|
|Valves per cylinder||4|
|Standard Wheels||6.0 x 15 / 6.0 x 15|
|Standard Tyres||205/55 R 16 / 205/55 R 16|
|Transmission||6 speed automatic|
|Number of gears||6|
|Acceleration 0-100 Km/h||9.7 seconds|
|Acceleration 80-120 Km/h||n/a|