Quonset Hut Collection: Fiat 850 Spider Duo

I’ll be the first to admit I don’t get that excited about the vintage Fiat 850 Spider. It’s not that it isn’t a rare car deserving of our respect; it’s just never struck a chord. However,… more»

Survivor Amazon: 1965 Volvo 122S

There have been a number of these 122s written up on Barn Finds, including the project Jesse sold a year ago. When I saw this nice looking original Volvo on craigslist in Marietta, Georgia, it caught my… more»

The Midget Casket: 1967 Volvo Amazon Rat Rod

I’ve never said the words midget casket, but here we are. This vehicle formerly known as a Volvo Amazon is now something entirely different and totally deserving of the rat rod moniker. Listed here on eBay with an… more»

Stored for 45 Years: 1970 Volvo 164

Not too far from me in Bristol, Rhode Island, there is a beautiful Volvo 164 sedan languishing in a junkyard. It has stickers from the naval base in Newport, where I can almost imagine a visiting… more»

Swedish Hot Rod: Upgraded 1959 Volvo 544

It’s easy to spend more money on a restoration project than the car will ultimately be worth. Take this 1959 Volvo 544 for example. The owner dropped an engine from a newer Volvo into it. They… more»

Jeff in the Junkyard: The Left Behinds

As some of you have likely noticed, it’s been ages since I’ve posted about my junkyard expeditions. Part of this is my fault due to pure laziness – I’ve had the pictures but haven’t felt like I had… more»

The Flying Car: 1973 Saab 96

Thanks reader Jim S for sending us a tip on another very cool car for sale on eBay, a 1973 Saab 96. The Saab company began life as an airplane manufacturer. It’s earliest cars were designed by… more»

Not a Barn Find: 1977 Saab 99

The seller of this 1977 Saab 99 here on eBay is quick to point out that this isn’t a barn find; instead, it’s an original paint survivor that’s in need of a new home due to a thinning… more»

Bull Nose Driver: 1961 SAAB 96

This SAAB is an early 96 so it’s still wearing the “bull nose” front end treatment. It’s powered by a 3-cylinder 2-stroke engine and a three on the tree transmission. The seller makes the impressive statement that this… more»

Cousin’s Folly: 1980 Volvo 242 GT

Last year, on one of my many junyard expeditions, I found an old Volvo 240 that had the super desirable GT grill in place of the standard issue nosepiece. In the case of this 1980 Volvo… more»

$300 Project: 1965 Volvo Amazon

When it comes to project cars, $300 is a significant number to me. Why? Because that’s the same price I purchased my project car for, and it leaves the door open for bringing even a long-idled… more»

Orange You Pretty! 1972 Saab Sonett lll

This Saab listed on craigslist sounds very promising, although the $8,900 price seems a bit steep. They are somewhat rare, as only about 8k were built in its four year run from 1970 to 1974. This one… more»

Forest Find Volvo P1800 Update!

It’s been quite a while since we featured a poor little Volvo P1800 that reader Doug M had found. That sad Swede was overgrown and sinking into the ground, but he recently emailed us with good… more»

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