Swedish Classic Cars

Vintage 1957 Volvo PV444 Race Car!

The Volvo PV444 was produced by Volvo from 1947 to 1966. This one is special because it is a vintage race car built by Bill Leonheart and is still actively raced. This car is for sale here on eBay… more»

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Project Or Parts? 1973 Saab Sonett III

When it comes to affordable project cars, they really don’t come much cheaper than this 1973 Saab Sonett III. Hand the seller a mere $400, and you will have for yourself one very interesting car. It is located in… more»

Rare GT Spec: 1978 Volvo 242 GT

There exists a class of vehicles that is not terribly valuable but still quite rare and cherished by enthusiasts. This 1978 Volvo 242 GT falls in that category of being a vehicle that doesn’t come up for sale all… more»

Storage Rescue: 1975 Volvo 164E

It is funny how cars from different countries almost always uniquely reflect the culture of that country.  We could go into the different personalities of Italian cars vs. British cars, or Japanese vehicles in comparison to American ones.  However,… more»

Going Cheap: No Reserve 1968 Volvo 1800S

The same seller that has listed several rough British classics and a seemingly complete Alfa Romeo GTV6 at no reserve has one more barn find to unveil, that being a very rough Volvo 1800S coupe. This one is also… more»

Is This Our Future? 1969 Saab 96 Electric Conversion

On the outside, it looks like any other quirky little Saab 96.  It is what is on the inside that could mean so much, both good and bad, to car collectors everywhere.  This 1969 Saab 96 being sold on… more»

Justified Cult Following: 1966 Volvo PV544 Sport

Some vehicles just develop a cult following.  While some folks tend to gravitate to cars such as Mustangs, Camaros, and Corvettes for their performance image, other enthusiasts build their love on such virtues as durability, handling, and reliability.  Take… more»

Own the Last SAAB Ever Built!

“Owning a Saab is like joining a cult,” my Swedish friend Martin told me when I impressed him with my selection of a used 2006 Saab 9-5 some years ago. “You don’t make jokes about someone’s Saab,” he added…. more»

Low Mile ‘Vo: 1985 Volvo 240 GL Wagon

Volvo’s 200 Series is a simple vehicle, yet it is very beloved among enthusiasts. Although the company sold 2.8 million units worldwide, finding a pristine and low-mile example is somewhat of a challenge. However, this 1985 Volvo 240 GL… more»

Jensen Build Survivor: 1962 Volvo P1800

This 1962 Volvo P1800 is an impressively straight barn find, a quality you don’t always find with cars that have been stored for extended periods of time. Despite the coating of dust indicating an extended hiatus from the road,… more»

Running Survivor: 1961 Volvo PV544

Safety equipment has come a long way since this 1961 Volvo 544 was built. To think, at the time, having lap belts was a big deal! Well, what you give up for safety features in this Volvo, you make… more»

Recently Discovered 1967 Volvo 1800S!

Ah, Volvo! That bastion of sensible, reliable, safe cars from Sweden. Until recently, you knew a Volvo when you saw one. That wasn’t the case, however, the first time that I saw a 1800S many years ago and was… more»

Tough as Nails: 1959 Volvo PV544

Volvo has a history of producing cars that can survive the sorts of torture that would see lesser cars waving the white flag of surrender. There is no better example of this philosophy than that which is found in… more»

Daily Driver Longroof: 1972 Volvo 1800ES

This pretty 1972 Volvo 1800ES isn’t perfect, but it’s solid enough that the seller feels you could use it as-is, or as an excellent basis for restoration. These half-wagon, half-hatch Volvos are stuck in an interesting spot value-wise, as… more»

Cheap Project: 1970 SAAB 95 Wagon For $1,500

This 1970 Saab 95 wagon is a project car that poses a far-too-common conundrum of parting out or restoring. The Saab is a complete car that runs and drives and whose sole mechanical fault it said to be a… more»

Rare SPG: 1990 Saab 900 Turbo

This 1990 Saab 900 Turbo is a rare SPG model, which offered increased performance and other tweaks over the standard 900 Turbo. These are rare cars, with limited numbers made and very few survivors left. This car sold on… more»