Volvo

Classic Daily Driver? 1970 Volvo 1800E

If there is such a thing as “sensibly” entering the collector car market, doing so with a Volvo 1800 may be the way to do it. This 1970 1800E example was sent in by a Barn Finds reader who… more»

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Ready To Cruise: 1964 Volvo 122S

UPDATE 6/22/2020 – The seller has lowered their asking price to $5,500 or best offer! So take another look at this driver and be sure to make the seller an offer. FROM 6/12/2020 – We’ve long been fans of… more»

Parked in ’92: 1970 Volvo 1800E Coupe

Volvo may have a reputation for building boxy vehicles, but the 1800 is an exception – Swedish designer Pelle Petterson designed the car while he was a student of Italian coachbuilder and designer Pietro Frua, which contributes to its… more»

No Reserve Coupe: 1974 Volvo 142

Though Volvo’s Amazon and 240 models receive praise from enthusiasts, the 140 Series that the company manufactured between the two models doesn’t garner as much attention. In my opinion, the 140 blends the round design features of the Amazon… more»

One Owner Manual: 1990 Volvo 240 DL

The Volvo 240 wagon is perhaps one of the most recognized long roofs ever made. It found favor with numerous consumer groups, from college students to the professors that taught them. To this day, it remains a benchmark of… more»

Orange Brick: 1976 Volvo 240 Wagon

This 1976 Volvo 240 wagon wears great colors and clean bodywork, despite the seller’s claims that it was neglected for years before taking it under their wing and bringing it back to life. Based on the description, it sounds… more»

Turbo Brick: 1980 Volvo 240

While Volvo wagons have long been considered essential transportation for families looking for the safest means of conveyance possible, some enthusiasts see them as the ultimate utility vehicle for their space and dirt-simple mechanical bits. This 1980 240 wagon… more»

Drive and Restore: 1966 Volvo 1800S

When I first saw this 1966 Volvo 1800S, I was immediately attracted to the vehicle’s honesty. It has a history that has seen it owned by the same family since new, which is always a reassuring sign when considering… more»

Parts Car or Project Car? 1966 Volvo 1800S

I’m not sure how many 1966 Volvo 1800Ss were produced, but I bet not too many made it to Hawaii. This one lives on the island of O’ahu, in Honolulu to be exact. It can be found for sale… more»

Owned Since ’89: 1979 Volvo 242GT

This 1979 Volvo 242GT is a rare special edition of an otherwise completely ordinary Volvo two-door, showcasing a radical departure from the typically stodgy Volvo image. These cars sported a number of cosmetic upgrades, most notably in the form… more»

Garaged Since 1997: 1968 Volvo 1800S

The seller of this 1968 Volvo 1800S says this car has been off the road since 1997. That’s a claim I can believe looking at the pictures! It’s listed for sale here on Facebook Marketplace with an asking price… more»

Estate Sale Find: Three Volvo 544s for $5K!

A seller on Facebook has uncovered a stash of Volvo PV544s that were apparently locked away in a California estate. The three classic Volvos are described as being complete examples still wearing California black plates, all with engines and… more»

Well-Preserved: 1973 Volvo 1800ES

It fascinates me that Volvo produced a car like the P1800, 1800 and 1800ES. If you think about the rest of the conservatively styled Volvo lineup at the time it’s as if the sporty/sports car was from another manufacturer… more»

Cheap Swede: $900 1971 Volvo 142S

This 1971 Volvo 142 “S” coupe is in need of a new home, and the seller seems motivated to sell. He’s asking just $900 for a running example equipped with a Weber carb, but it does carry the stigma… more»

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»

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»