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I am starting a couple of polls to gauge interest in other engines in the V70 / XC 70 platform. For all of those who are carping that the V70 should really be offered with the T6 engine, now is your time to come forth and be counted!! <p>So...what say you? Would you buy a T6? For those of you who bought a 3.2, would you have bought a T6? <p>Believe it or not, your participation here will matter, so please vote!
 

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Re: Who would like a V70 T6? V70 Engine choices poll part 1. (Needsdecaf)

Myself I have said many times (hell there's a 5 page thread on it!) that I would love a V70 T6 R-Design to replace my '04 V70R. I have one SUV and do not need another (only bought that one because I needed it for work at the time) but we have kids and take trips and the wagon's versatility is really needed to make it a true weekend car. <p>The 3.2 just doesn't do it for me, honestly. I won't say it's bad, but it's just not peppy enough for me. YVMV. <p>
 

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Re: Who would like a V70 T6? V70 Engine choices poll part 1. (Needsdecaf)

By the way, I forgot to include a "wouldn't buy a V70 T6" option, and the poll is open, so if you're vehemently against it for some reason, you can vote that way.
 

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Re: Who would like a V70 T6? V70 Engine choices poll part 1. (Needsdecaf)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Needsdecaf</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">By the way, I forgot to include a "wouldn't buy a V70 T6" option, and the poll is open, so if you're vehemently against it for some reason, you can vote that way. </TD></TR></TABLE><p>Vehemently against it???? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/confused.gif" BORDER="0"> On SWEDESPEED?? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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My lease is up 7/10; c'mon Volvo, make it happen! While we're on the topic, I would prefer a Sovereign Hide option as well.
 

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Re: Who would like a V70 T6? V70 Engine choices poll part 1. (Needsdecaf)

I want to say I'd consider a V70 T6, but without knowing how much, how efficient will it be, and will it only come with AWD, I just can't click to vote.<p>A V70 T6R design AWD with leather for 42k+, absolutely not. But since they can offer an XC60 T6 AWD with leather and CS for 37, I'd consider a similarily optioned V70 for the same price.<p>I felt the same as you, I found the 3.2 just boring. It's not a bad car. But there's much better available, at least for my priorities. Also, I think they need to improve more than just the engine.
 

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Re: Who would like a V70 T6? V70 Engine choices poll part 1. (Needsdecaf)

Our 3.2 is OK for the wifey but it could never be my daily driver. For me, the transmission is just as "at fault" for the boring ride as the motor is. The manumatic mode on this car is a joke. I'd bet the Powershift tranny alone would give it a more spirited character. <p>Maybe the R-design is better. If the transmission is programmed to be sportier, the springs set firmer (way firmer), bigger brakes and more aggressive seats then maybe the 3.2 V70 could satisfy. Steering wheel mounted shift paddles would be cool as well (heck, everyone is doing it now).<p>For 2011, hopefully the DI version of the IS6 3.2 will be available.<p>
 
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