Volvo

Bertone Rarity: 1981 Volvo 262C

I don’t know which I enjoy more: breathing in the majestic beauty of this Bertone-designed Volvo coupe, or reading about it in the seller’s very enthusiastic description. The Bertone coupe was one of the stranger attempts at courting luxury… more»

Field Find: 1964 Volvo 1800S Coupe

Whenever I think of these cars, a British TV spy show from the 1960s comes to mind. Roger Moore tooled around in one of these beauties as Simon Templar in The Saint. The P1800S would enjoy a long run… more»

Pair Of Barn Finds: MGB GT and Volvo PV544

We’ve had more than a few finds lately of vehicles in unusual locations, or large collections housed in leaky barns. It makes me realize (and glad) that we’re not anywhere near done finding old cars and trucks hidden away… more»

Hot Rod Wagon: 1995 Volvo 850 T5-R

When it comes to hot wagons, the Volvo 850 T5-R basically broke the mold wide open back in 1995. Up until that point, the world hasn’t spent much time thinking about the prospects of a hot-rod wagon, especially here… more»

Swedish Survivor: 1966 Volvo 122s

The Swedish-built Volvo 122s was quite popular worldwide and nearly 700,000 of them were sold across 15 years. This 1966 edition is a beautiful survivor that looks to have been well-cared for. The car is located in Tuscola, Illinois… more»

Swedish Survivor: 1967 Volvo 122S

After nearly 40-years spent parked in a garage, this 1967 Volvo 122S has emerged into the light of day. It has been treated to a host of new parts and is now in a roadworthy state. Time has been… more»

V8 Sleeper: 1998 Volvo V90 Wagon

“And I’m thinking to myself, what circumstance would Paul find himself in driving around in a Volvo station wagon where he feels like he’s gotta chew somebody’s ass?” That’s a direct quote from late-night host David Letterman, upon discussing… more»

High Tech Driver! Injected 1971 Volvo P1800E

Enthusiasts feeling demoted from “Driver” to “Destination Selector” by new car technology might consider this dark green pill as the ultimate antidote. The 1971 Volvo P1800E in Canterbury, Connecticut comes with some uncommonly modern technology for its day, including… more»

Fuel-Injected Find: 1971 Volvo 1800E

OK, I’ll admit it, I have never been a Volvo fan. I know of their safety and durability attributes but they always left me as odd cars that only appealed to a certain demographic. Granted, the last few years… more»

Paradise Fire Survivor: 1957 Volvo PV445 Duett

The Camp Fire that ripped through Paradise, California, was devastating for numerous reasons. The toll on life, property, and wildlife was extensive, but cars like this 1957 Volvo PV445 Duett provide a mild silver lining to what is otherwise… more»

Bulletproof Driver: Low-Mile 1991 Volvo 240

The Volvo 240 sedan is perhaps one of the most recognized models of the 1980s, known for both its impressive reliability and its warm embrace of being shaped like a brick. Today, they remain affordable entry points to classic… more»

Jensen Built: 1961 Volvo P1800

Necessity is the mother of invention. When the P1800 was under development, Volvo’s original intention was for the cars to be built by Karmann. However, clashing contracts with Volkswagen left that company unwilling to take on the project. Eventually,… more»

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»

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»