1997 Volvo V70 2.5 Litre Estate
5 Speed Automatic
Legendary 5 Cylinder Petrol Engine
Metallic Green with Grey Heated Cloth Interior
12 Months MOT until 30th October 2020
Here is another reliable old workhorse. Bought for the usual duties. Bought cheap, used for what I needed it for, selling cheap.
Spec includes: Switchable Sports Auto Gearbox with Winter Mode, Heated Front Seats, Sunroof, Electric Windows x 4, Power Steering, Premium Audio, CD Multi Changer, Central Locking, Alarm, Immobiliser, 15" Alloy Wheels, Front Fog Lamps, Rear Roof Spoiler.
100% reliable - starts first time. No leaks. No overheating. Done a few hundred miles over the past two days and not missed a beat.
Gearbox changes gear as it should, with no hunting or strange noises.
Brakes are fine with no shuddering. ABS and Traction lights are intermittently on, and came on last when I went over a pot hole, so seems like a faulty or loose sensor. The car brakes as it should.
Suspension all seems tight and solid. The car drives really well, pulls strong and hard in every gear. There is a slight blow on the exhaust (advisory on last MOT), but it kind of sounds nice coupled with the 5 cylinder burble!
Yes the MOT is short - that's why it is co cheap. However, it had over £750 spent at the last MOT, with a lot of major issues addressed:
New Rear Discs, Pads, Hand Brake Shoes, New Wipers, New Tyres, New Suspension Arm, New Tie Rod End.
Last Full Service in October 2018 - Oil, Oil Filter, Air Filter, Fuel Filter, Cabin Filter, Spark Plugs x 5
Mechanically appears to be very well-looked after. Service booklet has 13 service stamps.
Let's be clear - this is an old workhorse and will never be your pride and joy or win you any car show awards. It will, however, happily sit at 3-figure speeds for hours on end carrying everything you throw at it.
There is a dent on OSR door. Scrapes on the bumpers. Usual battle scars as to be expected. Scrapes, marks and blemishes on quite a few of the other panels. Still looks ok from a distance and has that classic Volvo solid image. No noticeable rust or rot and seems solid underneath. OSF fog lamp is cracked.
The interior is solid, but the front seats have wear. The cloth would benefit from a deep clean if you want it better, I would leave as is, due to using it being a work tool. Rear tail gate needs a stick to hold it open (generously included in sale). Heated seats work very well and being to burn your a55 after a while! Rear view mirror has fallen off.
Comes with: 2 x Keys, Volvo V70 User Manual, Service Booklet, V5 Logbook. Currently MOT's and Tased, so you can drive it own (with your own insurance).
These are becoming pretty sought after these days - they are a no-nonsense car that perform well and have a cavernous carrying capacity.
Still has a quarter tank of fuel, but the car is being used daily - so the quicker you get it, the more fuel it comes with...
Located in Shinfield, Berkshire, RG2 post code. Please call me on 07984 395400.