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1999 November Volvo V70R AWD Estate RHD Chassis number:YV1LW60K7Y2659732 71,071 miles from new(114,378 Kilometers) Black Stone metallic OTR Price £SOLD

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We are pleased to offer another stunning V70R AWD from stock,this example supplied new in  Japan is in beautiful rust free condition throughout and ranks as one of the ultimate 90’s performance estates by those in the know and currently vastly underated.They are quite fantastic to drive and once driven it’s hard not to fall for there unique blend of performance and practicality.The owner of this example was clearly a Volvo V70R enthusiast as this particular car is fitted with forged Ones 17” alloys similar in design to Volvos own R design alloys.


Launched in May 1997 to replace the outgoing 850R the V70R is considered by many to be one of the best fast estates of the 90’s.This phase 3 model Volvo V70R AWD is a superb all round performance car capable of  handling the weekly shop with ease and then reaching over 150mph where conditions allow.This example  finished in beautiful Black Stone metallic is in stunning condition throughout having come from a humid climate and salt free Japanese roads,it’s completely rust free throughout,the underneath is amazing,night and day compared to European examples that have seen 17 years worth of salted roads,note from the slideshow the condition of the standard exhaust! Powered by Volvo’s superb 2.4L VVT five pot B5244T2 engine producing 265bhp and 258Ibs ft torque channelled through an adaptive 5 speed automatic gearbox and an  advanced four wheel drive system the V70R AWD is an immensely capable car in all weathers.Alloy wheels are forged 17” Ones alloys,a Japanese Volvo specialist who tune and improve these cars http://www.ones-jp.com/ alloys are in superb condition and will be fitted with new  215/45 R17 high quality sport tyres to replace the current snow tyres the car is pictured with.16” vented discs ensure plenty of stopping power when needed.All phase3 V70R’s have the more purposeful dual outlet exhaust for improved gasflow


Interior again on this example as  pictures show is in superb condtion throughout showing minimal wear and a great patina.The heated leather/alcantara diamond stitched seats are in superb condition offering great comfort on a long journey as well as featuring  Volvos  WHIPS safety system for added passenger protection.This late runout model V70R  features an almost fully loaded interior specification for maximum driver & passenger comfort whatever the journey.Interior equipment includes dual zone aircon,half leather alcantara diamond stitched & heated fronts seats with WHIPS(Whiplash Seating Protection System)tilting steering wheel,electric windows and heated electric mirrors,electric sunroof & front & side airbags.


Paintwork is again fantastic on this latest example,highly reflective with a deep glossy shine,it’s clear to us this car was  extremely well looked after & garaged by its previous entusiast owner.The black stone paint suits this car very well looking very purposeful,it’s clear to see this car has a dual personality,on the one hand,a great practical and versitile estate car and on the other hand a proper performance car!


Having test drove at length we are pleased to report it drives beautifully,handling is taut,steering feeling is great and the 4WD provides immense security in all weathers. the charismatic 5-pot 20V engine is smooth and powerful and provides plenty of overtaking punch when needed,the 5-speed adaptive automatic gearbox shifts smoothly and precisely and is a real pleasure to use,no clonks rattles at all from the drivetrain,just smooth refined progress.Interior is squeak and rattle free and the whole feeling is of a car that is incredibily solid and surefooted.After the popularity  of the first example we daily searched on the ground in Japan to eventually get lucky and source this fantastic example.The new owner we’re sure will be truly delighted with this car.Costing £38,000 when new in 2000 this is a lot of estate for the money!


Priced at £SOLD OTR  Currently held in Japan this V70R AWD can be reserved with a deposit of £1500 for prompt shipment to the UK.


Full UK OTR(on the road) preperation to include UK registering,12 months MOT,12 months warranty & full valet & service.


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