Advice re 1998 C70 Coupe GT T5 purchase

Discussion in 'Volvo C70' started by Phillip Colclough, Sep 29, 2005.

  1. Hi,

    I've seen a very nice C70 for sale with 72,000 miles on the clock and FSH. I
    have test driven the car and it does go like a rocket!!!! scarily so!!

    I was just wondering if there is anything I should be looking out for,
    mechanical or cosmetic etc as there aren't many posts regarding these cars
    on this newsgroup.


    Phillip Colclough, Sep 29, 2005
  2. Phillip Colclough

    Mike F Guest

    There aren't many posts about the C70 because not many were sold.
    Everything that you can't see (drivetrain, suspension, brakes etc.) is
    the same as in the more common S/V70. Everything else is different but
    similar, except the window regulators which are a different design and
    somewhat fragile. And from what I hear, the convertible top is a

    Mike F.
    Thornhill (near Toronto), Ont.

    Replace tt with t (twice!) and remove parentheses to email me directly.
    (But I check the newsgroup more often than this email address.)
    Mike F, Sep 30, 2005
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