Highlights

  • Just one former registered keeper
  • Regularly serviced and maintained by an authorised Volvo dealer
  • Advisory-free current MOT valid until 29th August 2024
  • Retractable hard top in good working order

The Appeal

You simply don't see electrically folding hard tops these days - even on the most high-end convertibles. They're exceedingly hard to engineer and ruinously expensive to build and that's a terrible shame as at the flick of a switch, these cars offer an unrivalled compromise between a coupé and a roadster.

Occasionally, brands have been brave enough to develop such a car, and Volvo did so very successfully in collaboration with Pininfarina when they created the second generation C70. This 2009 example stands out with just 84,890 miles on the clock - barely run-in by Volvo standards.

It's been meticulously maintained, with all service records available and regular maintenance carried out by an authorised Volvo dealer. With just only one previous owner and a history of prompt attention to minor issues, this vehicle is in fine order The MOT is valid until August 2024 and advisory-free - so whether you're looking for a reliable daily driver or a weekend cruiser, this Volvo C70 offers a compelling package.



History and Paperwork

  • UK-supplied right-hand drive example from 2009
  • One previous owner
  • 84,890 miles
  • MOT valid until August 2024
  • All service records are reportedly available
  • Any minor issues have been dealt with promptly in the past
  • No advisories recorded on the last service invoice
  • The last MOT test required the replacement of the front nearside tyre, which was carried out
  • Purchased from an authorised Volvo dealer, Keith Price of Abergavenny, in 2014
  • Serviced and maintained regularly by Keith Price
  • All services completed well within the recommended mileage, but not always within the recommended time frame due to little use during Covid
  • Stored in an open-fronted carport throughout current ownership



The Condition

  • Practical four-seat layout - a rarity with hard top convertibles
  • A straight and smart example, resplendent in black
  • Some very minor scratches visible upon close inspection
  • Opulently trimmed cabin in cream leather
  • The alloy wheels show signs of deterioration and some scuffing on the rims
  • Some slight bodywork damage to the right wing was caused by a foreign driver in a hire car - however, this was repaired to a high standard following an insurance claim
  • Some wear to the leather on the door side of the driver's seat from regular egress



The Mechanics

  • 1,997cc four-cylinder diesel engine
  • Desirable six-speed manual gearbox
  • The vendor informs us that the car is very smooth and quiet on the road
  • No apparent issues with the roof mechanism
  • No advisories recorded during the last MOT test and service



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Vehicle specification
  • Year 2009
  • Make Volvo
  • Model C70 Convertible
  • Colour Black
  • Odometer 84,890 Miles
  • Engine size 1997
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Llangattock
  • Location Wales
  • Country United Kingdom
Bidding history
28 bids
  • di•••• £4,900 17/06/24
  • wa•••• £4,800 17/06/24
  • di•••• £4,700 17/06/24
  • wa•••• £4,600 17/06/24
  • di•••• £4,500 17/06/24
  • wa•••• £4,300 17/06/24
  • di•••• £4,200 17/06/24
  • wa•••• £4,000 17/06/24
  • di•••• £3,900 17/06/24
  • wa•••• £3,800 17/06/24

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