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View Poll Results: Volvo V70 R
Sub Zero 2 2.27%
Cool 40 45.45%
Uncool 29 32.95%
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Volvo V70 R

This time we have a fast Volvo. In station wagon form, as weird as it may look and sound.

Engine: Straight 5
Displacement: 2,521 cc
Aspiration: Turbo
Power: 295 bhp (220 kw) @ 5,250 rpm
Torque: 295 lbft @ 1,950 rpm
Drive: Haldex All wheel drive
0 - 60 mph: 6.5 seconds
Top speed: 155 mph (250 km/h)
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Re: Volvo V70 R

The successor to the absolutely barmy estate entered into the touring cars. Cool.
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Re: Volvo V70 R

Don't like it.

You have to be a special type of person to drive a Volvo IMO.

Bugger, I accidentally voted sub zero when I meant to vote seriously uncool.
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You're living in the past. The Volvo image has completely changed since this headcase of a car:

http://www.dragtimes.com/images/1077628124volvo16.jpg
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We've got an S60R and it's a nice machine except it's got no clearance.

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I was all set to get an S60R, until I realised that meant I could afford a GTA
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No new Alfa's for us to buy here in NA.
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Re: Volvo V70 R

What's with the current one?

The ones before are better looking.

The rear lights on the current estate are Mitsubishi meets 1960s Ice Cream van.

Without the cute chimes.
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Re: Volvo V70 R

I like
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Re: Volvo V70 R

I live in Sweden the home of Volvo and I always hated the thing,
could be that here its almost compulsory to have a Volvo or perhaps
a Saab. They are good cars but I like to drive something a bit different
I had 7 Fiats, 4 Alfas, TR6, Mini, Peugeot, Escort mk1, Lancia and I have lost count how many times I have heard "why dont you get a proper car" Perhaps my cars not been the most reliable but they all had soul. Something you wont find to much of in a Volvo.
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Re: Volvo V70 R

sub zero... I really like fast Volvos, they are so cool and far less "in your face" than say a fast AMG merc or a BMW M.
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Re: Volvo V70 R

I don't like it, however, I loved the 850 T5-R Estate.

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Uncool for me, that back end is hideous
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Re: Volvo V70 R

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You're living in the past. The Volvo image has completely changed since this headcase of a car:

http://www.dragtimes.com/images/1077628124volvo16.jpg
I know they have changed but a volvo estate with its lights on in the daytime is never going to be cool.

I quite like the C30 BTW.
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Fast - maybe but it looks plain awful.

Uncool.
 
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Uncool! It's a Volvo.

Would I have one? Probably!
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Like all fast Volvos, it's cool.
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Re: Volvo V70 R

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I don't like it, however, I loved the 850 T5-R Estate.
That's one fast hearse...
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My dad has one...

My sister has the C30
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Re: Volvo V70 R

cool. Volvos arent cool but there is a certain something about the range-topper
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Re: Volvo V70 R

Ugly, big, family car. Quick, yes but not exactly a looker is it?

Uncool but I like the idea. Done so much better by Audi's RS4 Avant or RS6 Avant if you need the size.

I agree the older 850 T5-R was cool though. That had a certain pin-striped thuggish something about it that gave it a character this one lacks.
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Uncool.

Haldex is sh*te too.
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Re: Volvo V70 R

Bit uncool I am afraid. If you want a stylish SW, get a 156 or 159
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Re: Volvo V70 R

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Don't like it.

You have to be a special type of person to drive a Volvo IMO.

Bugger, I accidentally voted sub zero when I meant to vote seriously uncool.
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Re: Volvo V70 R

Voted Cool.

I'd have one...but I am getting on a bit now.
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