One Great Looking Car from Volvo
One of the characteristics car buyer tends to look for in a car is its aesthetic value - the car has to look good both inside and out. A convertible has such characteristics and it commands attention wherever it goes. That is why the convertible is one of the most beautiful car designs ever.
But owning a convertible poses trouble to the owner for the security of the car is in jeopardy if the car employs a non-metal roof. Aside from that danger, the car is also susceptible to the elements - water can enter the vehicle if the top is not in its proper place due to faulty or not strong enough engineering of the mechanism and the roof itself.
But car companies are making advances in the design off their convertible and one of these car manufacturers is Volvo. The Sweden-based Ford Motor Company owned outfit has designed their Volvo C70 with a metal roof that solves both problems posed on convertible owners of the past. While they may be using metal for their roof they have come up with a way to keep the production cost at a minimum so that the car will not be out of reach of the majority of consumers. Volvo has produced a car that looks like a coupe from the outside and feels like one on the inside with the top down.
The design of the car enables the driver to tuck the top safely in the carís trunk in less than 30 seconds. Lowering of the top is a sight to see thanks to the perfectly engineered mechanism that allows the top to be tucked in to the trunk smoothly. Not only is the mechanism for lowering the top the clever thing that the design offers. Since the top takes up almost half of the space in the trunk of the car, putting something on the trunk may pose a problem or a bit of difficulty for some convertible with metal roof. But the Volvo C70 has solved that with a mechanism that allows the user to slightly raise the top to permit loading of luggage under it before the top is lowered again.
The exterior design is not the only good thing about this convertible for the Volvo C70 boasts of adequate legroom on its front seats. But the backseats are just like what you would expect from any four-upward-seater vehicle, they are best left to children or extra space for that extra luggage that would not fit in the trunk. The aesthetic value of the convertible is high and so is its performance level, it is equipped with an able engine and a wide array of parts that helps the engine perform at its peak. And it is just like the Volvo water pump that keeps water flowing through the cooling system to maintain the engineís normal operating temperature.
Since this four-seater convertible is a Volvo, you can expect the latest and the best safety systems to be integrated into the car. All in all, the Volvo C70 combines in great quantity high engine performance level, luxurious and comfortable interior, stunning looks and a host of safety features.
About the Author: Glady Reign is a 32 year old is a consultant for an automotive firm based in Detroit, Mi. She is a native of the motor city and grew up around cars hence her expertise in the automotive field.