|Launched in May 1997 to replace the outgoing 850R, the V70R is considered by†those who know,†to be one of the best fast estates of the 90ís, capable of offering a long service life with high mileages and reliability if well maintained.† A sign of good design is a shape that doesn't age over time but always looks fresh. This was the last Volvo designed by Volvo, before Ford bought the company...
There's a very interesting article, examined through it's adverts, which charter Volvo's performance & safety branding and what happened after this model was released. Click here to view.
There were 3 phases of the 1st generation V70R, with the best - as usual, saved for l [...]