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1998 Volvo S70 R Saloon - Rare Manual
In Depth Documented Servicing
Superb Condition
Very Rare & Appreciating
The Ultimate Q Car
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History
Delivered and pre delivery inspected by Bridge Cross Volvo, Stourbridge, West
Midlands on 09/01/98. The service book details 12 stamps however this is the
tip of the iceberg, fortunes have been spent on this car maintaining it to an
extremely high standard, all of which is documented dating back to just a
few years old. Every mot right back to the very first one at three years old.
The displayed mileage of 120k is totally accurate and very little for what
these engines can handle, and totally irrelevant such is the wonderfully
preserved condition.

Modern Classic Rising
A car that is deemed collectible regardless of age, the T-5 was simply a car
that changed Volvo forever, it marked a turning point for the brand and when the
T5 debuted it was a marvel, quickly being embraced by the police for its outright
speed and indestructible longevity. The R model took the evolution a stage further.
As an ownership proposition these cars are now totally depreciation proof and
are in truth rising in value due to virtual zero availability, quite simply
they very rarely become available. Some research shows that there are around only
20 of these models licensed on UK roads, of this only a handful will have manual
gearboxes, the S70 R is therefore on the endangered list.
The manual gearbox is a must, The automatic blunts the power, chalk and cheese.
What a car, the mid-range power is exciting, 250 bhp with 60 arriving in 6.7
secs and limited to 155 mph, it blasts past other road users, the exhaust note
is evocative thanks to a mid sports note exhaust, unleashing that 5 pot burble.
The build quality is legendary, characterful drive and sound and unmistakable
90s looks. This is a guaranteed future classic and a no risk four wheel financial
investment, get in fast.

Service History

Chassis no : YV1LS5002W2504852
Engine no : 1217612

The servicing is completely up to date. The bills go back to when it was only
a few years old. There must be in the region of ten to fifteen thousand pounds
worth of documented history, inclusive of historic log books and old tax discs,
two suede owners’ wallets.

Recent Maintenance
- Cambelt, tensioner and water pump changed May 2018
- Last engine service 1500 miles ago, plus fuel filter and coolant changed
- Stainless steel exhaust mid-section
- 2 new front OEM Monroe shock absorbers
- O2 lambda sensors replaced
- New radiator fitted
- New ball joint gator
- New handbrake cable linkage
- New track rod end and tie rod
- New oil cooler

R Specification
Striking Aluminium Silver metallic, full R body kit with the essential Comet
alloys. This example has the lot, including, winter pack, cruise, fully electric
memory seats, remote central locking, driver computer, Volvo CD changer, Silver
dash veneer, anti-theft alarm and immobilizer. In addition, Air conditioning as
well as the superb standard premium amplified sound system with graphic equaliser.
Electric aerial, integrated booster cushion in the rear. Perfect headlining,
leather and suede seats, door cards, door shuts and inners. The boot is as new
and the engine bay is stunning in every detail as well as the bonnet underside.
The underside of the car is rock solid. The carpets are all as new and finished
with the correct branded Volvo deep pile carpet mats. The stereo system is really
powerful possessing a clarity only seen now in modern day high end systems. This
R has an optional electric glass sunroof. The original R branded mats are also in
place plus front mud flaps.

Winter Pack
* Headlamp intensive cleaning
* Driver & passenger heated seats
* Heated mirrors
* Front fog lights

Body
The bodywork really is in fantastic condition for any car never mind one this
age. The cabin is all perfect and everything works exactly as it should.
The paint is stunning virtually without any marks at all other than the
merest of stone chips and a speckles to the front bumper which are almost
invisible. The paint literally blazes in the sun and is beautiful after a
high def shine. The alloys are in clean shiny order with recent tyres. The
engine bay is expertly detailed, and the impression is that of an extremely
clean highly detailed car, which it is. The engine sump and gearbox are bone dry.

Drive
Super-fast and the ultimate wolf in sheep's clothing, capable of superb
performance if and when required and excellent traction & grip though
equally with the ability to return an incredible 34 mpg on the run, tried and
tested. This is an awesome driver even for a 21-year-old car, however that was
how they were made, to last. Not a knock or a bang from any suspension components,
no disappointment, all electrics in excellent working order including computer
functions, drives and presents like a far younger vehicle with no weak areas in
any way. Begs to be driven and used only if the next owner is prepared to maintain
the extremely high standards it has become accustomed to.

Key Facts
- Hpi clear with Experian certificate
- Mot May 2020 with no advise
- 2 keys & two remotes
- 2 Suede owners’ wallet & all handbooks
- Full toolkit (jack, brace etc)
- Spare wheel
- Radio code
- CD Changer boot mounted with protective cover
- Folder of bills
- Full MOT history
- Cherished number stays with car
- New style V5
- Hands-free phone kit installed with period Nokia handset

£6,495

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