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Volvo S70 CD 2.3 T5

Discussion in 'Motors' started by Guv, 9 Jun 2006.

  1. Guv

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    Someone in my family is looking at buying one of these.
    1997 P reg, 120k miles, full volvo service history.
    Look to be in pretty good condition.

    I don't know much about the car. Has anyone here owned one or got any opinions?


    thanks
     
  2. James_N

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  3. Guv

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    I haven't seen it so can't say for sure but that definitely looks like it could be it.
    I've never driven a volvo, but with the T5 engine at 240bhp they can't be that bad :)
     
  4. James_N

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    Good cars volvo's :) underated, and for the most part, older volvos are so cheap :)
     
  5. [TW]Fox

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    Proper Volvos, good price :)

    None of this S40 rubbish :p
     
  6. House

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    I drive an S60 T5 and they are fantastic cars, Parking them is a mare, servicing can be abit expensive, and its very thirsty round town (lot of metal to get up to speed) but it still puts a smile on my face when i put my foot down after 18 months owning it.

    S70 i would imagine would be the same but "more of it"
     
  7. Gaygle

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    My mum owns a S80 and the sound it makes when you rev it is quite :eek: . When she first got it and let my bro rev it, i was SHOCKED. it sounded so good and i wasn't expecting it from a volvo. Very good cars, and the T5's just add the sweet acceleration. Also, i know the S80 is very safe indeed, and imagine the s70 would be pretty much the same. I'd go for it tbh, and remember, police have Volvo T5's, so they can't be too shabby can they?! :D
     
  8. Dr House

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    I have been in a T5 R many years ago and i still remember how much i fell in love with it. Really really nice car and I dont think you will find a non jap car with that much power for so little money.