Swedish Classic Cars

Steal Of A Deal: 1973 Volvo 144 Survivor

This three owner 1973 Volvo 144 is ready to go to a new home. While there is a little work that will need to be done, the current owner has already put $3,000 into the car in the last… more»

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Surprise Engine Swap: 1980 Volvo 262C Bertone

By the mid-1980s, Volvo had demonstrated to the world that it could produce cars that were safe, solid, and in some cases, sporty. What was missing from their repertoire was a luxury coupe, so the decision was taken to… more»

High Mile Survivor: 1985 Volvo 240

This 1985 Volvo 240 DL wagon may have high miles but it remains in seemingly excellent condition. The odometer reading is fairly typical for one of Volvo’s hardiest models, with over 300,000 on the clock, but the condition of… more»

Solid Swede: 1968 Volvo 1800 S

Before he starred as James Bond, the late Sir Roger Moore played the role of Simon Templar in the television spy thriller “The Saint” from 1962 until 1969. It was in this role that his chosen mode of transport… more»

Still In The Family: 1961 Volvo PV544

It was old when it was new! That’s a statement that you could make in reference to a lot of things and some cars in particular. It’s very apropos for this 1961 Volvo PV544, located in Smithfield, Rhode Island… more»

Land Speed Racer: 1974 Saab Sonnet II

This 1974 Saab Sonnet looks like a great starting point for a project, but its history alone makes it worthy of ongoing preservation. According to the seller, it was used as a land speed race car, the kind that… more»

Hidden Issues? 1968 Volvo 1800S

It is quite possible that no other vehicle manufacturer has tried as hard to change the public’s perception of its image than Volvo. Long seen as a company that produced staid and safe cars, Volvo has also been capable… more»

Sporty Brick: 1979 Volvo 242GT

While Volvo has been renowned as the producer of staid and conservative vehicles, it has also demonstrated the ability to produce some relatively sporting offerings. The 242GT was a perfect example of this philosophy because while it was based… more»

One Owner Barn Find: 1974 Saab Sonett

This 1974 Saab Sonett was recently acquired from the original owner, who kept it indoors in his shop and off the road for 25 years. It remains in highly original condition with lots of original documentation included. The Sonett… more»

Solid Project: 1966 Volvo 122S Amazon

Two of the toughest and most brutal forms of motorsport are rallying, and rallycross. Both disciplines take a heavy toll on equipment, and it is amazing to consider that the Volvo 122S still competes in both of these sports… more»

BF AUCTION: 1967 Volvo 122S

We were recently contacted by Reader Nathan G and his brother about helping them find new homes for their late father’s collection of cars. So, we are going to be auctioning off the collection, starting with this 1967 Volvo… more»

1-of-31: 1967 Volvo 123GT

Volvo’s original intention as a manufacturer was to produce around 5,000 examples of its 1967 123GT. In fact, final build numbers fell well short of this mark, with a figure of 1,500 units being most commonly quoted. There is… more»

Project Or Parts? 1974 Saab Sonett III

Some of us have put too much money into the wrong cars. We haven’t started with the best example that we could find and we ended up being way over our heads in restoration costs. I’m wondering whether this… more»

No Reserve Driver: 1971 Volvo 1800E

This 1971 Volvo 1800E is a solid driver equipped with the preferred drivetrain featuring Bosch fuel injection, which delivered greater efficiency and more power. The car for sale here is not perfect but seems quite decent, sold with extensive… more»

Strange Six-Wheeler: Saab 906 Turbo Concept

Six-wheeled vehicles have taken many forms over the years, from the Formula 1 cars belonging to teams Williams and Tyrell to off-roaders that tout the extra axle as key to extra traction. Whatever the reason for this on-again, off-again… more»

Nice Driver: 1962 Volvo 544 Sport

This 1962 Volvo 544 is a desirable Sport model which featured dual carbs on the durable B18 inline-four engine. The seller describes this car as a nice driver rather than a pristine showcar, which is right in the sweet… more»