Volvo

Rare Bertone Coupe: 1989 Volvo 780

When Volvo first began its collaboration with Bertone, it resulted in the goofy 262C coupe with its dramatically chopped roof and overall odd proportions. The new model caused further confusion for trying to push customers into a relationship with… more»

Special Order Paint: 1987 Volvo 240 Wagon

Ah, yes – the classic Volvo 240 station wagon. It’s impressive how many iconic long-roof models came out of the 1980s, both foreign and domestic. The GM variants are obviously well-loved on these pages, from the Roadmaster to the… more»

BF Auction: 1998 Volvo S90

UPDATE – The seller still has the Volvo S90 and has asked us to relist it for them! Be sure to take another look and cast your high bids below. As long-time Volvo fans, this 1998 Volvo S90 is… more»

Saintly Swede: 1968 Volvo 1800S

In the 1950s, Volvo’s US-sold vehicles included two stodgy but rally-worthy dumplings: the PV444/544 and the Amazon 120 series. Neither car lit the pavement on fire, but both sold reasonably well. Meanwhile, American producers were refining the likes of… more»

Professor Owned: 1961 Volvo PV 544

As Volvo fans know, the PV 544, introduced in 1958, looks much like a hunchbacked 1941 Ford, though it was sold until 1966. This 1961 544 is listed here on Craigslist near Portland, Oregon. It’s a pretty sweet example,… more»

Hangar Stored Since the Early Eighties: 1966 Volvo P1800S

In today’s economy, you have to stretch every dollar.  As enthusiasts of classic vehicles, we know that costs are soaring daily.  What if you could purchase a vehicle suitable for Cars and Coffee and the occasional Monday commute?  What… more»

Impressive Stash Of Swedes Cars In Nebraska

As I learned from experience, the Volvo 1800, in either the made-in-Britain Jensen version or “S for Sweden” later incarnation, does not want to be left outside. They rust prodigiously, and they’re challenging to repair correctly. That’s why this… more»

Rare 1979 Volvo 242 GT

Buying a car that’s been raced is somewhat double-edged—on the one hand, regular maintenance is likely, and on the other, being driven hard is a certainty. This rare 1979 Volvo 242 GT on Facebook Marketplace in Bend, Oregon, was… more»

Rare 5-Speed: 1992 Volvo 240

What a difference a transmission makes – or does it? In the case of cars that are not typically equipped with a manual gearbox, car enthusiasts normally prop that model up quite a bit as being more desirable for… more»

Low Mileage Original: 1965 Volvo P1800

When you think of Volvo – you mostly think of the boxy wagons popular in the 1980s and 1990s, but before this was the ever-beautiful P1800. Styled by a subsidiary of Ghia, the P1800 has stood the test of… more»

Two Owners, Always Garaged: 1978 Volvo 245 DL Wagon

For people who live above the snow belt, choosing a vehicle means making concessions to the weather.  Not only does your vehicle have to be well constructed and rustproofed with wild abandon, but the car also has to be… more»

Partially Restored: 1973 Volvo 1800ES

Buying a car that is “partially restored” can sometimes lead to a challenging rebuild phase where the next owner is chasing down missing parts or undoing the previous owner’s work. In the case of this 1973 Volvo 1800ES, it… more»

Private Collection in Vermont For Sale!

This is one of the more interesting collections we’ve seen come up for sale, and the irony is not lost on me that it’s located in Vermont. With an impressive collection of Volvo 240s along with some vintage American… more»

Clean Long Roof: 1988 Volvo 240 Wagon

While many of us generally prefer to find cars in stock condition, the right assortment of upgrades and tweaks can make a vehicle infinitely more desirable. This 1988 Volvo 240 GL wagon has been updated in just the right… more»

Arizona Car: 1980 Volvo 240

Old Volvos have a loyal following, but the reasons among the enthusiasts that love them are multi-faceted. Some owners have had long-term family relationships with Volvos, purchased for their safety and durability. Others are fans of the model’s performance… more»

Forest Finds: Barn Find Collection in Louisiana

Project car owners must believe they will live forever, given how many listings we see like these each year for an assortment of vehicles that otherwise appear abandoned. The listing today comes from an area that can only be… more»

Barn Finds