Seller Submission: 2006 Volvo V70R

I can remember the first time I got a ride in a 2nd generation (2004-2007) Volvo V70R.  It was a strange sensation of bombing down a surface street with 5 full sized adults on board and thinking wow, we are going fast…in a Volvo wagon. Really fast  AAAAAAAAAAAA, WATCH OUT FOR THOSE…hey, great brakes on this thing, anybody have a spare pair of pants?  If you want to experience the thrill of going faster than everybody expects, pick up this 2006 Volvo V70R offered for $10,000 in Menifee, CA via craigslist.  Seller submission from Colin.

The V70 was a mid-sized wagon from Volvo, the V standing for Versatility
and the 70 falling into Volvo’s Ford ownership era naming standards, a
basic designation for size.  In the second generation (2000-2007) the
standard V70 was a typical front-drive snoozer, but the R version was a
real treat for enthusiasts, equipped with a 5-cylinder turbo engine, (optional 6-speed
manual gearbox) and all-wheel-drive.

The V70R is powered by a 2.5 liter inline-5 B5254 engine that puts out
300 horsepower and 295 ft-lbs of torque.  Power is routed via a 5-speed auto to all four wheels and braking is accomplished via dinner
plate sized Brembo brakes.  Additional refinement can be found in the Öhlins designed 4C multi-mode suspension that allows the driver to select from a number of different driving modes for comfort and sportiness. 

The interior of a V70R is a great place to spend time racking up miles at high speed, especially with that mysteriously Nordic blue leather lining the sofas seats.

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