1992 Volvo 480 Turbo Manual S/R For Sale

Cleaned up the garage, found parts laying around, but it turned out to be a complete Volvo 480? If you want to sell your car (480 only) you can place an advert here.

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1992 Volvo 480 Turbo Manual S/R For Sale

Postby jamesalx » Thu May 09, 2013 9:15 am

It is my pride and joy, but it's got to go, need to by a new "Family" car Volvo V70.

Good bits:
- It's a 480 turbo :)
- 66,676 miles on the clock
- MOT December 2013
- TAX Jan 2014
- Popup lights work great
- Dashboard all still working
- Heated front seats
- Electric windows
- Electric sunroof
- K reg 1992
- Manual gearbox and clutch seem fine
- Interior is in good condition
- Paintwork good for its age
- Door and sunroof seal all seem good
- Logbook and original documents
- All seems to be rust free
- Had a new battery fitted a couple of months ago

Front tyres could do with replacing at some point as they have some cracking in the tyre wall. The backing to the speedo has peeled a little and in the damp it curls up and can affect the speedo, but a quick bit of work with some super glue should fix it. Paint work is generally in good nick apart from the driver's side rear wheel arch, where a repair before I had it was done but not with quite the right pair colour. Has a non standard radio, but its not connected. The interior is good for its age.

Its generally a really nice car. There are only 24, 480 Turbo S/Rs (sun roof) on the road in the UK, and only 6 of the 1992 year! A definite collector's car.

It's located in London SE9.

On eBay starting price £400, http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... 1256627652

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Re: 1992 Volvo 480 Turbo Manual S/R For Sale

Postby jamesy12345 » Thu May 09, 2013 11:50 pm

want to swap for a V70R? Could maybe throw a 460 turbo in also :)
Current:
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Volvo S40 T4 manual 2001 grey
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Volvo 854 T-5R B5234T5 manual 1995 olive green
Volvo 480 B18FT auto 1991 paris blue
Volvo 460 B18FT auto 1992 smoke silver
Volvo V70 R B5234T8 1999 metallic silver
Volvo 440 B20F 1994 smoke silver
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Re: 1992 Volvo 480 Turbo Manual S/R For Sale

Postby jamesalx » Fri May 10, 2013 9:06 am

Hi jamesy,

Sorry buddy, but I have already brought the V70, but I am willing to swap it for cash ;) got to pay of the credit card :(
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Re: 1992 Volvo 480 Turbo Manual S/R For Sale

Postby jamesy12345 » Fri May 10, 2013 1:09 pm

alright fella if I sell them both sharpish I will get back to u...! Good luck with the sale she is beautiful
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Volvo 854 T-5R B5234T5 manual 1995 olive green
Volvo 480 B18FT auto 1991 paris blue
Volvo 460 B18FT auto 1992 smoke silver
Volvo V70 R B5234T8 1999 metallic silver
Volvo 440 B20F 1994 smoke silver
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Re: 1992 Volvo 480 Turbo Manual S/R For Sale

Postby AcidicDavey » Fri May 10, 2013 4:42 pm

That's a hell of a lot of money!
Wish you all the best anyway ;)
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Re: 1992 Volvo 480 Turbo Manual S/R For Sale

Postby blanki1981 » Fri May 10, 2013 6:11 pm

LOL, come on Jamesy time to admit you have a Paris Blue addiction and get some help!! :)

(It's my fave colour too!)
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Re: 1992 Volvo 480 Turbo Manual S/R For Sale

Postby jamesy12345 » Sat May 11, 2013 6:22 am

i admit it!! Second favourite colour is white, good job i am limited by: not getting enough pocket money each week and physical space to park stuff!! :lol:
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Volvo 480 B18FT auto 1993 paris blue
Volvo S40 T4 manual 2001 grey
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Volvo S70 T5 B5234T3 auto 1997 black stone
Volvo 854 T-5R B5234T5 manual 1995 olive green
Volvo 480 B18FT auto 1991 paris blue
Volvo 460 B18FT auto 1992 smoke silver
Volvo V70 R B5234T8 1999 metallic silver
Volvo 440 B20F 1994 smoke silver
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Re: 1992 Volvo 480 Turbo Manual S/R For Sale

Postby doingitsideways » Sat May 11, 2013 7:51 am

"My name's Jamesey, and I'm a paris-blue-aholic!"

*applause*

"It all started with a turbo automatic...."

Lol! :D

Seriously though, it does look like a very nice example, but WAY out of my price range.

Good luck with the sale though... Maybe you'll end up being Jamesey's "enabler!"

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Re: 1992 Volvo 480 Turbo Manual S/R For Sale

Postby jamesalx » Sat May 11, 2013 12:16 pm

I'm open to sensible offers :) PM me...
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Re: 1992 Volvo 480 Turbo Manual S/R For Sale

Postby jamesalx » Mon May 13, 2013 7:32 am

So I've obviously over estimated the going rate.

Id rather the car went to a forum member and not just put it on eBay where someone with a penchant for body kits and loud exhursts get hold of it. So £1500? Bargin. I'll have to list it on eBay tomorrow if no one is interested ;(
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Re: 1992 Volvo 480 Turbo Manual S/R For Sale

Postby chriskay » Mon May 13, 2013 1:48 pm

Good luck on e-bay. I think you're still asking far too much, but with e-bay you may get lucky, just not with anyone on this forum who knows what it's worth.
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Re: 1992 Volvo 480 Turbo Manual S/R For Sale

Postby jamesalx » Mon May 13, 2013 9:30 pm

Listed it on eBay with more photos and starting price is only £1000.

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=221227040797
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Re: 1992 Volvo 480 Turbo Manual S/R For Sale

Postby jamesy12345 » Tue May 14, 2013 5:18 am

I've just got an S70 CD too...the Black Shark (black stone colour)...otherwise I would be bidding also!

The highest bidder on my V70R was just under 1300 quid...can't believe it...never mind I need the dry patch on the road underneath it more than I need the car

Good luck James you should see that go no problem
Current:
Volvo 480 B18FT auto 1993 paris blue
Volvo S40 T4 manual 2001 grey
[Renault 5]

Previous:
Volvo S70 T5 B5234T3 auto 1997 black stone
Volvo 854 T-5R B5234T5 manual 1995 olive green
Volvo 480 B18FT auto 1991 paris blue
Volvo 460 B18FT auto 1992 smoke silver
Volvo V70 R B5234T8 1999 metallic silver
Volvo 440 B20F 1994 smoke silver
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Re: 1992 Volvo 480 Turbo Manual S/R For Sale

Postby jamescarruthers » Tue May 14, 2013 8:37 am

You are not asking too much. I recently sold a red auto turbo on ebay for £1020. Similar condition and miles to yours.
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Re: 1992 Volvo 480 Turbo Manual S/R For Sale

Postby jamesalx » Tue May 14, 2013 8:51 am

Thanks jamesy12345 and jamescarruthers good to hear, it's hard to price these cars as it's all down to what someone is willing to pay at that moment (hope that makes sense). Really want it to go to someone who will appreciate it.

Jamesy, The Black Shark is a great name. I need to come up with one for my V70, at the moment the wife is calling it The Sky Blue Bus :lol: It also sounds like that Dry Patch you just freed up could do with being filled with a Paris Blue 480 Turbo.... (enabler)
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Re: 1992 Volvo 480 Turbo Manual S/R For Sale

Postby AcidicDavey » Tue May 14, 2013 7:23 pm

I have to agree that a grand start is indeed a grand start!
Knowing people on eBay, don't be surprised if you don't get a bid, people seem to be put off bidding on a high starting item but are willing to bid on a low start item with a reserve I find, it's really weird psychology!
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Re: 1992 Volvo 480 Turbo Manual S/R For Sale

Postby jamesy12345 » Fri May 17, 2013 9:01 am

I just had the same with my 460....low start price, no reserve....no interest! Heigh ho I'll keep it then. The local ice cream man wants to buy it but after some cross questioning he didn't know what engine was in it and mentioned something about being used to transport hay.....I just can't do it!!

The Black Shark is so named cos I passed the factory where they make the helicopter of the same name in Russia (Kamov KA-50, Arsenyev), and the S70 reminded me of them with the high back end, narrow body compared to length, sloping nose, etc. IMHO!
Current:
Volvo 480 B18FT auto 1993 paris blue
Volvo S40 T4 manual 2001 grey
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Volvo 854 T-5R B5234T5 manual 1995 olive green
Volvo 480 B18FT auto 1991 paris blue
Volvo 460 B18FT auto 1992 smoke silver
Volvo V70 R B5234T8 1999 metallic silver
Volvo 440 B20F 1994 smoke silver
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Re: 1992 Volvo 480 Turbo Manual S/R For Sale

Postby leejitsu » Mon Jun 10, 2013 4:10 pm

is this still for sale ??
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Re: 1992 Volvo 480 Turbo Manual S/R For Sale

Postby jamesy12345 » Mon Jun 10, 2013 9:40 pm

I just looked at the eBay link and there were no bids...but that's not to say it wasn't sold elsewhere
Current:
Volvo 480 B18FT auto 1993 paris blue
Volvo S40 T4 manual 2001 grey
[Renault 5]

Previous:
Volvo S70 T5 B5234T3 auto 1997 black stone
Volvo 854 T-5R B5234T5 manual 1995 olive green
Volvo 480 B18FT auto 1991 paris blue
Volvo 460 B18FT auto 1992 smoke silver
Volvo V70 R B5234T8 1999 metallic silver
Volvo 440 B20F 1994 smoke silver
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Re: 1992 Volvo 480 Turbo Manual S/R For Sale

Postby leejitsu » Mon Jun 10, 2013 9:48 pm

I managed to message the seller on ebay and its still for sale ... I hope a deal can be struck ;)
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