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1995 Volvo 480 Celebration


  • Limited edition number 21 of only 480 built for the UK market 
  • Very good condition throughout
  • Ready to drive and enjoy

The Appeal

The 1995 Volvo 480 Celebration is an exceptionally rare find, being one of only 480 limited edition models crafted for the UK market. This sporty looking 3-door hatchback boasts a distinctive design that seamlessly blends retro cool with modern touches. The metallic Burgundy colour looks fantastic and sets it apart from ordinary cars of its era. Its pop-up headlights add a touch of uniqueness to the overall sporty appearance and the 480 is the only Volvo to feature them. 

The true charm of the Volvo 480 Celebration lies in its well-preserved and unmistakably retro interior. The limited edition Celebration badge on the dashboard emphasises its exclusivity and collectible appeal, whilst the angular design and semi-bucket seats exude retro cool. IN very good condition throughout and with a long MOT this unusual Volvo is ready to drive and enjoy.

The History and Paperwork 

  • Limited edition number 21 of 480 built for the UK market 
  • V5 present and correct 
  • MOT valid until April 2024
  • Odometer was changed and the seller tells us the real mileage believed to be 48000
  • 2 keys

The Interior

  • Two-tone leather sports seats in very good condition 
  • Matching grey carpeting in good condition throughout 
  • Distinctive 80's/90's styling looks fantastic
  • Door cards, dashboard, headlining, trim and dials all present very well 
  • Limited Celebration edition badge on the dashboard
  • Sony stereo
  • The owner reports that everything works as it should, noting only that the speedometer is temperamental

The Exterior 

  • Metallic Burgundy paintwork in very good condition 
  • Resprayed at some point to a high standard in the original colour
  • All four 6-spoke wheels in excellent condition 
  • Sporty 3-door hatchback with pop-up headlights exudes cool
  • All of the windows, trim light lenses and badges present well
  • Tyres all have lots of tread

The Mechanics

  • 1,998cc engine and engine bay in good condition 
  • Underside in very good condition 
  • Starts easily and idles smoothly with no unwanted sounds 
  • All of the visible mechanical aspects present very well
  • Owner reports the car drives extremely well


The 1995 Volvo 480 Celebration is a limited edition gem that effortlessly captures the spirit of the 80's and 90's. With only 480 built for the UK market, this retro-cool hatchback is a true collector's item. Its sporty design, low mileage, and distinctive interior make it an appealing choice for classic car enthusiasts seeking a nostalgic driving experience. Whether cruising through city streets or embarking on open road adventures, the Volvo 480 Celebration promises to delight and turn heads at every turn.


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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1995
  • Make Volvo
  • Model 480
  • Colour Red
  • Odometer 48,000 Miles
  • Engine size 1998
Listing Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Winchester
  • Location Hampshire
  • Country United Kingdom

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