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Latest model: Volvo XC70 2008
Volvo XC70 2008The all-new Volvo XC70 has admittedly dressed up for a premium night out in town, but its appetite for impressive adventure is as big as ever.

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The dark-coloured plastic panels at the bottom are less obvious than on the current model. But as with exclusive outdoor clothing, the protection is placed exactly where it needs to be to withstand the rough stuff, says Volvo Vehicles Layout Director Steve Mattin.

The big dark-coloured plastic panels on the current Volvo XC70 model have now been mostly replaced with painted surfaces. This in mix with refined lines and contours and a more dynamic back section give the all-new Volvo XC70 a more elegant, more premium look.

But don't be fooled into thinking the Volvo XC70 is ready to abdicate its position as the sportiest, most capable XC model. Quite the contrary.