Volvo

Vintage Survivor: 1963 Volvo PV544

Volvo (the name is Latin for “I roll”) was formed in 1915 to make automotive bearings. It was a division of an industrial bearing maker, but this arrangement lasted only a short time – so short that only a… more»

Swedish Survivor: 1966 Volvo 1800S

I’ve always found Volvo a fascinating vehicle manufacturer. Where some companies change models frequently or regularly perform significant updates to existing models, Volvo has a history of keeping models in production for extended periods with little more than evolutionary… more»

Survivor Swede: 1986 Volvo 760 Turbo

While it does have some mild paint issues, I am comfortable calling this 1986 Volvo 760 Turbo sedan a survivor because its overall condition is so impressive. The body panels appear to be laster-straight, the polished hubcaps still shine,… more»

BF Auction: 1983 Volvo 244 Turbo

UPDATE – We’ve decided to pull the reserve on this Volvo! If you’d love to have it, be sure to bid below. I’ve owned a handful of old Volvos over the years and they have all been great cars… more»

No Reserve and Cherry: 1972 Volvo 1800E

No big surprise, but like many others I fell in love with the graceful lines and elegant European styling of the P1800 watching the popular 60s TV series, The Saint. The suave Roger Moore may have been the show’s… more»

Saintly Swede: 1964 Volvo P1800S

Volvo is not the first marque to come to mind when one thinks of the great sports cars of the 1960s. Yet their sole commercial success in this arena was groundbreaking: just look at this 1964 Volvo P1800S. Located… more»

Spotless Survivor: 1993 Volvo 240 DL

Automotive history will record that Volvo is renowned for two significant traits. Their offerings have always tended to be some of the safest vehicles to ply our roads. The company also has a record of keeping models in production… more»

UK Limousine: 1994 Volvo 960

While the obvious choice when importing a piece of forbidden fruit from overseas is to choose the iconic sports car or SUV, I applaud the person who says, “Nah – give me the Volvo limo and hearse”. That’s what… more»

Turbocharged 1961 Alvis TD 21?!

One of the best parts about working at Barn Finds is the opportunity to learn more about beautiful automobiles that I had no idea existed. Such is the case with this rare British sports saloon: a 1961 Alvis TD… more»

Dual Purpose Hauler: 1959 Volvo PV445 Duett

UPDATE – This interesting Volvo Wagon has been relisted, this time with better photos! We aren’t sure if it’s the same seller or a different one, but it’s been moved indoors and there are now photos of the interior…. more»

V8/6-Speed Equipped! 1982 Volvo 240 Wagon

Paul Newman once partook in a famous interview with David Letterman where he discussed needing a V8 in his Volvo wagon. Look it up, as it’s pretty entertaining and describes how Newman was eager to “…chew anybody’s ass” in… more»

Great Colors: 1973 Volvo 1800ES

This 1973 Volvo 1800ES has been extensively refreshed by the seller, with recent work including both mechanical and cosmetic improvements that should make this collector-grade Volvo a well-sorted classic for the next owner. The Volvo is not perfect and… more»

In The Family Since ’69: 1966 Volvo 1800S

The Volvo 1800 was a 2+2, front-engine, rear-drive touring car built in Europe during 1961-73. While most of the cars sold were coupes, a “shooting-brake” version was offered during its final model year. The mechanical components of the automobile… more»

Dealer Find: 26k Mile 1973 Volvo 1800ES

A teacher on Long Island bought a brand new Volvo in 1966 and loved it so much that he drove it 3.25 million miles before his death in 2018. The story of Irv Gordon is fascinating, and I highly… more»

Black Plate Driver: 1962 Volvo PV544

It seems that this 1962 Volvo PV544 doesn’t spend its entire life hidden away in the garage. The owner says it comes out every week for a jaunt to a Cars & Coffee, suggesting that this classic is about… more»

One Family Owned: 1964 Volvo PV544

We’ve seen a few older classics in recent times here at Barn Finds that have been part of the same family since new. The trend continues with this 1964 Volvo PV544. The seller has listed it on behalf of… more»