2013 Volvo C70 Body Structure and Safety Systems

Here is a quick look at the 2013 Volvo C70.  The doors and B-pillars have been reinforced in various ways.  In a side impact the doors and B-pillars work together with the reinforced sills and a comprehensive system of cross-members and bulkheads to absorb the collision forces.

2013 Volvo C70 Body Structure Safety ROPS

The C70 retractable hardtop also features a roll over protection structure (ROPS) with two pyrotechnically charged roll hoops hidden behind the rear seats that deploy under roll-over conditions whether the roof is retracted or not.2013 Volvo C70 Body Structure Safety BIW

2013 Volvo C70 Body Structure Safety

Take a look the screen shot from Moditech’s Crash Recovery System.  Notice that the B-pillars don’t show any advanced or reinforced steel?  Just remember, most convertibles have a very large B-pillar structure behind the sheet metal.

2013 Volvo C70 CRS Moditech Extrication Safety Airbag

2006-2013 Volvo C70 Body Structure

Extrication Airbag Door

Extrication Airbag Door

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