Volvo

51k Mile Survivor: 1967 Volvo 1800S

It is incredibly nostalgic for me to see this car because I owned its duplicate for something like 20 years. The only difference was the color—mine was that interesting refrigerator white that Volvo had. This one is a California-white… more»

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Bought New in Sweden: 1969 Volvo 164

To me, one of the coolest aspects of a car’s history is if it was purchased new in its home market and brought home at a later date. I know not everyone finds this as fascinating as I do,… more»

Super Clean: 1985 Volvo 240

Volvo has sold its Swedish-built cars in the U.S. for decades. They have been historically known for making family-friendly, safe automobiles, but of late Volvo has also been playing in Mercedes-Benz and BMW territory. From 1985 comes the seller’s… more»

Swedish Wagon: 1958 Volvo Duett PV445

A Volvo what? It’s a new one on me, I have never encountered a Volvo Duett. OK, so the front looks like a Volvo, and there is some resemblance via the side styling but it’s the story around this… more»

Daily Driver Amazon: 1966 Volvo 122S

The Volvo 122S, the successor to the PV444/544, was called the Amazon in its homeland. It was quite popular worldwide and Volvo sold nearly 700,000 of them in 15 years. This 1966 edition has survived the past 54 years… more»

Uncovered Time Capsule: 1967 Volvo P1800S

Almost every classic car enthusiast wishes they had the superpower to find out what hides out in garages and under car covers. Though I say this in jest, we at Barn Finds often come across vehicles that spent a… more»

Huge Stash of British Cars (and Others)

Every now and then you run up on a cache of cars and wonder how they came to be. Such is the case with this gathering of upwards of 50 cars (that I can count) which are largely British… more»

Grandma’s Coupe: 1967 Volvo 122S

Unlike the models that followed it, Volvo’s Amazon was a mid-sized car that emulated styling from American vehicles manufactured during the era. The 120 Series was the 2-door iteration of the Amazon, and this 1967 Volvo 122S that’s available… more»

Honest Wagon: 1968 Volvo 122s Estate

I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again – I’m drawn to long roof cars. Throw in some features like a manual transmission and descriptors like “lovingly well-used,” “honest car,” and “great driver” and you have my full… more»

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»

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»