When Volvo dropped the three-digit designation for its models in the late 1990's, the 850 wagon became the V70. The sedan (or saloon) version was the S70, and many of the Volvo V70 parts are the same as the S70. It kept the ubiquitous 5-cylinder engine, which could be optioned with a turbocharger, and was offered in either front-wheel or all-wheel drive. Over the course of its decade-long life, the car became more contoured and the corners rounded. It still continued Volvo's tradition of commitment to safety, scoring 4 of 5 in the EuroNCAP's safety tests for years 1997-2006, and a very impressive 5 of 5 for the 2007-2010 chassis.