Volvo

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»

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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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»