Swedish Classic Cars

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»

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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»

High Mileage Club: 560k Mile 1983 Saab 900

Update 11/13/19 – This high-mileage Saab is still on the market and just hit eBay with a $1 starting bid and no reserve! How high will it go? From 4/4/19 – Typically, we celebrate iconic cars wearing astoundingly low… more»

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»

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»