Volvo

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»

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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»

Running Survivor: 1961 Volvo PV544

Safety equipment has come a long way since this 1961 Volvo 544 was built. To think, at the time, having lap belts was a big deal! Well, what you give up for safety features in this Volvo, you make… more»

Recently Discovered 1967 Volvo 1800S!

Ah, Volvo! That bastion of sensible, reliable, safe cars from Sweden. Until recently, you knew a Volvo when you saw one. That wasn’t the case, however, the first time that I saw a 1800S many years ago and was… more»

Tough as Nails: 1959 Volvo PV544

Volvo has a history of producing cars that can survive the sorts of torture that would see lesser cars waving the white flag of surrender. There is no better example of this philosophy than that which is found in… more»

Daily Driver Longroof: 1972 Volvo 1800ES

This pretty 1972 Volvo 1800ES isn’t perfect, but it’s solid enough that the seller feels you could use it as-is, or as an excellent basis for restoration. These half-wagon, half-hatch Volvos are stuck in an interesting spot value-wise, as… more»

Solid Swedish Tourer: 1971 Volvo P1800E

When the original P1800 first appeared, it was like a breath of fresh air from Volvo. Long the maker of conservatively styled cars, the P1800 was a car with bold and distinctive styling. During its 14-years in production, the… more»

Cross Country Driver: 1967 Volvo 122 S

This 1967 Volvo 122 S belongs to a friend of the seller, who used the car in the summer of 1978 to go on a cross-country road trip at the ripe age of 17. The story goes that the… more»

Original Owner Survivor: 1967 Volvo Amazon 122S

While Volvo is mostly known for vehicles with boxy design, the esteemed Amazon model borrowed styling cues from vehicles manufactured in the United States during the early 1950s. Barn Finds reader Ikey Heyman found this 1967 Volvo Amazon 122S… more»

Round Light Coupe: 1976 Volvo 242 DL

This 1976 Volvo 242 DL coupe combines numerous treasured qualities of Volvos from this vintage, including round headlights, two doors, a stick shift, and the notoriously reliable B21 engine. This example is said to be an extremely clean survivor… more»

Stretched Swede: 2001 Volvo S80 Limousine

During the late 1990s, Volvo decided that it wanted to focus more on commercial vehicles (such as trucks and construction equipment), so Ford Motor Corporation took ownership of the Swedish automaker. This lasted for about a decade, and while… more»