Dealership Parked for 10 Years: 1966 Volvo 122

The amazing thing about this Volvo 122 is not the overall condition, although it does look really good, it is the fact that until recently it had… more»

54k Original Miles: 1979 Volvo 242DL

While for many years Volvo was known as the producer of staid and conservative cars that were mainly famous for their design safety, this is probably under-selling… more»

Portland Police Spec: 1985 Volvo 240 Turbo

The era of Volvo selling police-spec 240 Turbos to municipalities is a special one to me, as it seems like a bygone era that isn’t coming back…. more»

Sleeper Brick: 1990 Volvo 740 Turbo Wagon

We don’t normally feature modern modified vehicles, but this 1990 Volvo 740 Turbo Wagon is worth a closer look given some of the names that have graced… more»

Solid Project: 1966 Volvo 1800S

Recently here at Barn Finds, we featured this 1972 Volvo 1800E, and the reception for it was luke-warm. This was mainly due to the extent of rust… more»

Custom Swede: 1980 Volvo 242DL

When I first looked at the photos of this car I struggled to work out what it is. Then I struggled to work out why it is…. more»

Restore Or Drive? 1972 Volvo 1800E

The Volvo 1800 first entered production in 1961 after Volvo at one point considered not producing the car, and in fact, denied the existence of the prototype… more»

23,000 Original Miles: 2000 Volvo V70 Wagon

After having my first child last year, I’ve quickly realized my daily driver sedan is not long for this world. Man, you haul a lot of stuff with… more»

Ruddspeed Modified: 1965 Volvo 122S

When we think of popular tuning houses closely associated with major manufacturers, names like AMG, RUF, and Cosworth are quick to come to mind. However, familiarize yourself… more»

Revived Brick: 1986 Volvo 240

The Volvo 240 was built in large numbers over a remarkable 19-year production run, and it was built to last—so much so that, 25 years after production… more»

Clown Car: 1962 Volvo 544 Sport B-18

Volvo is a manufacturer that I have complete respect for. Their cars seem to be long-lived and capable of surprising levels of performance. In Scandinavian countries cars… more»

Reader Ad: 1990 Volvo 740 V8 Wagon

Update 9/13/2018 – We just heard from Michael and the Volvo has sold! Hopefully, the new owner will keep us updated on their V8 Volvo adventures. It… more»

Chop Top for Engine Swap: 1980 Volvo 262C Bertone

The 1978-81 Volvo 262C Bertone may have been aimed at the luxury coupe market, but to create it, Volvo took a page from the classic hot rodder’s… more»

Swede Deal: 1970 Volvo P1800E

Here is a project that may be worth more than a look. This 1970 Volvo P1800E is currently up for grabs in Keene New Hampshire found here… more»

Barn Finds At Lucky Auctions’ Fall Classic!

Where has the summer gone? Fall is almost here and while that’s a bit of a bummer, at least it means cool evenings for cruising around in… more»

Stretch Swede: 1988 Volvo 740 GLE Limo

While we’re accustomed to seeing Lincoln Town Cars or Navigators converted to stretch configurations, saloons like a bread-and-butter Volvo 740 served as platforms for limos overseas. This… more»

A “Swede” Little Car: 1965 Volvo 122S Amazon

I don’t know where the Volvo fits within American folklore, but here in Australia Volvo drivers tends to be the butt of quite a few jokes. The… more»

Pre-Brick Project: 1963 Volvo P120 Duett

If you grew up with Volvos, you’ll remember their aversion to curves in the bodywork, especially those cars from 1970 through the early 2000s. The straight lines… more»

Reader Ad: Black Plate 1967 Volvo 122S

What Makes It Special? This is a black plate California car, and its a rare & desirable 2 door with the 4 speed manual transmission. It has… more»

La Jolla Time Capsule: 1978 Volvo 244

Volvos are workhorses, typically used for the bump and grind of daily life. They’re purchased for this reputation of durability, and as such, many of them are… more»

Sleeper Alert! LS-Powered 1977 Volvo 242

Many car owners across the globe endorse cosmetic “improvements” that make their vehicles look faster than stock, even when they are not. Sometimes these upgrades, such as… more»

Carport Find: 1968 Volvo 1800S

Many Volvos models look like smaller versions of American cars. For example, the PV544 looks like a prewar Ford and the 120 Series Volvos look like Chryslers from the… more»

One of None! 1972 Volvo 165 (164E)

Thanks to reader Mathias B. (presumably of Sweden) who spotted this enhanced-at-birth 1972 Volvo “165” here on bilwebauctions.se. It resides outside Göteborg, Sweden (“Gothenburg” for us English-speaking… more»

Project Coupe + Parts Car: 1972 Volvo P1800

Volvo’s P1800 coupe remains one of those attainable classics that provides access to an enthusiastic community of owners and decent parts supply. This particular example is in… more»