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1997 V70R Saffron

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1997 V70R Saffron
Engine Specifications:
  • 2.3 20v Turbo (B5234T)
  • Currently running @ 282.4bhp
Engine Misc.:
  • Standars ECU
  • MBC, set @ 14psi/0.97bar (Armval)
  • Top Engine Mount (Powerflex)
  • Colour Coded Spark Plug Cover
  • Colour Coded Throttle Body Cover
  • Painted Intercooler Pipes
Turbocharger & Induction:
  • Standard R (18T)
  • Pipercross custom induction
  • Custom 3" intake from bumper grill to Stock air-box
  • Custom Cat-back 2.5" Dual system (by Longlife, Gloucester)
  • Standard downpipe and cat
  • Standard R (manual Fwd)
Suspension, wheels, brakes & tyres:
  • Standard R factory sport lowered suspension
  • New Front Boge Shocks and Suspension Mounts (by VT, Bromsgrove)
  • Comet 17" alloys on 205 45's (Refurb and paint by Autosmart, Swindon)
  • Standard R front brakes (302mm with Volvo pads)
  • Standard R rear brakes (Volvo pads)
  • Standard R grey leather and alcantara
  • Standard R aluminium dash
  • "A" Pillar Gauge Pod (RGM Universal) with Boost Gauge (PFV)
  • Carbon Fibre lip spoiler (RT Mechanics)
  • Painted Standard Grill with Genuine 'R' badge
  • Removed headlamp wipers and motors - plugs fitted (
  • Painted Front and Rear Brake Callipers
  • Crome indicator bulbs
  • Phillips Blue Vision H7 headlight set

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Member: Ren
Created: May 20th, 2006 13:05
Last Modified: Jan 20th, 2007 15:04
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Comments: 9

Author Comment Date
vee Nice Jan 29th, 2016
k1boon I am looking for a 850, 850R or V70 T5. Would you know of any which are for sale? I would like to have a 7-seater with some punch. Thanks, Regards, Kim. Dec 1st, 2014
paulcas great colour, great photos Aug 1st, 2014
Leyt850R hi new to all this forum stuf was hopeing someone could help me find the bits to put 300mm brakes on frunt of my 850r ? need new caliper slider ? Nov 12th, 2011
milemunching 960 Hi Ren,

Would the twin exhaust set upon yours fit the 960 estate (like mine)? How much did it cost to put on including parts. Were there any modifications required for fitting etc?
I love the look of your R. Very, very nice (jealous - in fact)!

Kind regards,

Apr 12th, 2010
binty2k7 hi ren i was wondering where you got the front splitter from could you email me on would be a massive help thanks dan Mar 12th, 2008
Ren See more at: No longer owned, but a useful reference. Jan 20th, 2007
Terry Wilkins Brilliant colour ! Dec 14th, 2006
S60barite Good collection of piccies - maintained in a wonderful condition! Sep 2nd, 2006
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