The new Volvo C30 and C70 were showcased at the Frankfurt Motor Show this year. Both models will be available at local dealers in January 2010. The prices start from £14,495 for Volvo C30 1.6S and £25,995 for C70 2.0D S.

There will be four available trim leves for Volvo C30 – S, SE, SE Lux and R-Design and a choice of six engines. The new 1.6D DRIVe with Start/Stop engine is included in the range.

The engine range for Volvo C30 starts with 1.6S petrol engine delivering 100ps. The second less powerful engine is 1.6D DRIVe with 109ps, capable of doing 100km with only 3.9 litre diesel fuel. Third engine in the range is 2.0 litre diesel with 136ps. The bigger petrol engine is 2.0 litre delivering 145ps and the bigger diesel D5 with 180ps. The most powerful unit available for C30 is T5 with 230ps.

Trim level offers fol Volvo C70 are S, SE and SE Lux. There will be four engines in the option list for C70. Two diesel – 2.0 litre (136ps) and D5 (180ps) and two petrol engines 2.4i with 170ps and the mighty T5 delivering 230ps.

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Volvo Car UK has announced prices for the new C30 SportCoupe and C70 coupe/convertible. The Volvo C30 starts from only £14,495 OTR for the 1.6 S, while customers can purchase a new Volvo C70 2.0D S for £25,995 OTR.

The new Volvo C30 and C70 were unveiled at the IAA Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2009 showcasing extensive facelifts to give the cars distinct new styling. Both models will arrive in dealer showrooms and be available for customer test drives this December, with first customer deliveries in January 2010.

Volvo C30 specification and pricing

Starting at £14,495 OTR, the Volvo C30 will be available in four trim levels S, SE, SE Lux and R-DESIGN and will have the choice of six engines including the 99 g/km CO2-emitting 1.6D 109 PS DRIVe with Start/Stop right up to the turbocharged T5 producing 230 PS.

The S model offers a high level of specification with features such as ECC (Electronic Climate Control), Information Centre, power windows, a leather steering wheel and gear knob, floor mats, CD player and an Aux input and 16" Convector alloy wheels (Libra alloys on DRIVe S), as well as all the advanced safety systems you'd expect from a Volvo including DSTC (Dynamic Stability and Traction Control).

The SE trim level adds Cruise Control, steering wheel remote controls and Leksand Textile/T-Tec upholstery on the inside. Exterior additions include front fog lights, 17" Styx White alloy wheels and auto-folding power door mirrors with ground lights.

The SE Lux enhances the SE specification with luxury features such as leather upholstery, power drivers seat with memory, 17" Spartacus alloy wheels and active bending lights with headlamp cleaning system.

Based on the S specification, R-DESIGN models benefit from steering wheel remote audio controls, embossed R-DESIGN leather/T-Tec upholstery available in two colour combinations, aluminium deco centre stack and door inserts, blue instrument dials and sports floor mats with contrast piping on the inside. External features include a bodykit with front and rear spoilers and colour matched side skirts, tailgate spoiler, front fog lights, chrome plated sports tailpipe, grille and door mirror housings in silver matt finish and five spoke 17" Cratus Alloy wheels. The new Sports Chassis has also been introduced as standard to R-DESIGN to give a dynamic driving experience to match its sporty appearance. The Sports Chassis is also available as an option on non-R-DESIGN models.

Volvo offers a range of options so customers can personalise their C30 including 18" alloy wheels (£500), rear park assist (£350), keyless drive (£350), Oyster burst trim (no cost option on SE and SE Lux and £250 on S), the new Sport Chassis (£400), a choice of exterior contrast colours (£175) and a range of interior and exterior accessory styling kits.

Volvo C30 Prices OTR
S
1.6D DRIVe (109 PS) £16,245
1.6D DRIVe (109 PS) with Start/Stop £16,710
1.6 (100 PS) £14,495
SE
1.6D DRIVe (109 PS) £17,995
1.6D DRIVe (109 PS) with Start/Stop £18,460
2.0D (136 PS) £18,610
D5 (180 PS) £20,110
1.6 (100 PS) £16,245
2.0 (145 PS) £17,245
SE Lux
1.6D DRIVe (109 PS) £19,245
1.6D DRIVe (109 PS) with Start/Stop £19,710
2.0D (136 PS) ?19,860
D5 (180 PS) £21,360
2.0 (145 PS) £18,495
R-DESIGN
1.6D DRIVe (109 PS) £18,245
2.0D (136 PS) £18,860
D5 (180 PS) £20,360
1.6 (100 PS) £16,245
2.0 (145 PS) £17,495
T5 (230 PS) £20,235

Volvo C70 specification and pricing

Along with a more refined appearance, the Volvo C70 also features a number of specification changes. Available in three trim levels – S, SE and SE Lux – and a choice four engines, including two diesels – 2.0D, D5 and two petrol derivatives – 2.4i, T5, the C70 range starts from £25,995 for the 2.0D S.

The S model comes complete with Volvo's familiar suite of safety features including WHIPS (Whiplash Protection System) as well as comprehensive standard specification including ECC (Electronic Climate Control), 16" Castula alloy wheels, front fog lights, power windows, information centre, cruise control, floor mats and Performance Sound Audio System.

The SE builds on the S specification by adding 17" Sirona alloy wheels, auto-folding power door mirrors with ground lights and rear park assist. Additions inside the car include Aluminium trim, Bluetooth® hands-free system, auto-dimming rear view mirror and High Performance Sound Audio System.

The luxurious SE Lux trim includes Leather-faced upholstery, power driver's seat and active bending lights with headlamp cleaning system.

For an additional touch of luxury, a Premium upgrade is available on the majority of trim levels by adding leather-faced upholstery and Satellite Navigation System (RTI) to the already high standard of specification.

Volvo C70 Prices OTR
S
2.0D (136 PS) £25,995
SE
2.0D (136 PS) £28,245
2.0D (136 PS) SE Premium £30,245
D5 (180 PS) £29,995
D5 (180 PS) SE Premium £31,995
2.4i (170 PS) £27,995
2.4i (170 PS) SE Premium £29,995
SE Lux
2.0D (136 PS) £29,595
2.0D (136 PS) SE Lux Premium £30,845
D5 (180 PS) £31,345
D5 (180 PS) SE Lux Premium £32,595
2.4i (170PS) £29,345
2.4i (170 PS) SE Lux Premium £30,595
T5 (230 PS) £32,345
T5 (230 PS) SE Lux Premium £33,595