2008 Volvo C30
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2008 Volvo C30

2008 Volvo C30
Volvo’s new-for-2008 C30 confounds easy categorization. (Bruce Benedict)
2008 Volvo C30
A deftly engineered piece of Scandinavian design, it enters a market just about panting for cooler, greener small cars. (Bruce Benedict)
2008 Volvo C30
Wading in against the likes of the Mini Cooper, the C30 feels like the emergence of a new species, the Volvo rockinus(Bruce Benedict)
2008 Volvo C30
The most notable design feature is the car’s dramatic tumblehome, the inward cant of the canopy toward the roof. (Bruce Benedict)
2008 Volvo C30
In a nod to its Generation D target audience, the C30’s two trim levels are called Version 1.0 and Version 2.0. (Bruce Benedict)
2008 Volvo C30
The manual version is almost effortless in city driving. (Bruce Benedict)
2008 Volvo C30
A charismatic new species, even if it does drink 91 octane. (Bruce Benedict)
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