Swedish Classic Cars

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Swedish Survivor: 1970 Volvo P1800S

The Volvo P1800 was a 2+2, touring car that was built by Volvo Cars between 1961-73. It was made famous on television as driven by Roger Moore in the spy-type show The Saint from 1962-69. As was common at… more»

Pro Street Swede: Supercharged V8 1986 Saab 900

As I have shared on occasion, I purchased a rare 1991 Saab 900 Turbo SE convertible wearing Monte Carlo Yellow paint last year. It’s still being worked on and has plenty of cosmetic needs to sort out, but it… more»

Cheap And Rare! 1975 Volvo 164E

Volvo has had a good foothold in the American market since the late 1950s, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t rare models. There were only 8,077 1800ES station wagon made, and the survivors are treasured collectibles now. The six-cylinder… more»

Sport Wagon: 1973 Volvo 1800ES

This 1973 Volvo 1800ES resides in the sweet spot of being a car you can drive and enjoy as-is, or is a solid candidate for restoration thanks to its many years of residence in Texas that left it mostly… more»

Swedish Humvee? 1954 Volvo TP21 Sugga

OK, here’s an odd one, it’s a 1954 Volvo TP21 “Sugga” 4X4. You’ve never heard of it? Well, that makes two of us. That’s all the more reason to investigate and see what’s up with this unusual multi-purpose vehicle…. more»

Bertone Rarity: 1981 Volvo 262C

I don’t know which I enjoy more: breathing in the majestic beauty of this Bertone-designed Volvo coupe, or reading about it in the seller’s very enthusiastic description. The Bertone coupe was one of the stranger attempts at courting luxury… more»

Daily Driver: 1967 Volvo 122S

By 1967 the Volvo Amazon, or what was known in the U.S. as the 122S, looked old. Its styling was a 1950’s holdover dating to its 1956 introduction. But it is an iconic look that was replicated 660K+ times… more»

Field Of Project Cars: 1940s To 1970s

Located near Bakersfield, California is a field of automobiles that the seller describes as a collection of project cars. Some are in better condition than others and some would likely best serve as donors for other projects. Twenty vehicles… more»

Field Find: 1964 Volvo 1800S Coupe

Whenever I think of these cars, a British TV spy show from the 1960s comes to mind. Roger Moore tooled around in one of these beauties as Simon Templar in The Saint. The P1800S would enjoy a long run… more»

Pair Of Barn Finds: MGB GT and Volvo PV544

We’ve had more than a few finds lately of vehicles in unusual locations, or large collections housed in leaky barns. It makes me realize (and glad) that we’re not anywhere near done finding old cars and trucks hidden away… more»

Save This Custom Wagon! Saab 99 Turbo Combi

When it comes to one-offs, we often associate whatever wild automotive creation we’re staring at with some sort of factory-backed skunkworks. The reality, however, is many oddballs like this wagon-bodied Saab 99 Turbo were built by private individuals to… more»

Stored Since ’94: $3,500 1974 Saab Sonnett III

For those of you who might think of Saab as a quirky little manufacturer of sedans, it’s important to remember that the company had a heritage quite different from any other manufacturer, save perhaps Bristol in the UK. Saab… more»

Stored 26 Years: 1968 Saab 95

The Saab 95 has to have one of the most unique profiles of all time. Two-door wagons do anyway, but with that unique quarter panel treatment, the double side rear windows, and the mini-fins on the back, that’s just… more»

Hot Rod Wagon: 1995 Volvo 850 T5-R

When it comes to hot wagons, the Volvo 850 T5-R basically broke the mold wide open back in 1995. Up until that point, the world hasn’t spent much time thinking about the prospects of a hot-rod wagon, especially here… more»

Swedish Survivor: 1966 Volvo 122s

The Swedish-built Volvo 122s was quite popular worldwide and nearly 700,000 of them were sold across 15 years. This 1966 edition is a beautiful survivor that looks to have been well-cared for. The car is located in Tuscola, Illinois… more»

Swedish Survivor: 1967 Volvo 122S

After nearly 40-years spent parked in a garage, this 1967 Volvo 122S has emerged into the light of day. It has been treated to a host of new parts and is now in a roadworthy state. Time has been… more»