Lightly Restored: 1992 Volvo 240 5-Speed

The Volvo 240 is a modern classic, but it’s one we don’t often see restored. While the enthusiast community is undoubtedly behind  the model and its merits, most of the time it appears as a driver-quality example that runs… more»

BF Auction: 1998 Volvo S90

As long-time Volvo fans, this 1998 Volvo S90 is a rather intriguing find. The last of the rear-wheel drive Volvos are in our opinion, some of the best cars the brand ever built. They were durable, ergonomic, and uniquely… more»

Cheap 1973 Volvo 1800ES Project

The Volvo 1800 and its variants enjoyed a lengthy run from 1961 to 1973. The last new iteration came in 1972 as something of a station wagon with a hatchback (the 1800ES). Total 1800 production was 47,500 vehicles, of… more»

30 Years Owned: 1991 Volvo 240

One of the most instantly recognizable classics from the 90s-era class of cars is the Volvo 240. Used by everyone from teachers to accountants to senior citizens to students, it is associated with being a dependable (if not slightly… more»

Hot Rod Wagon: 1997 Volvo 850 R

The Volvo 850 R is one of those under-the-radar cars from the 1990s that is worth picking up while still relatively affordable. This is a limited production, high-performance wagon that looks like a sports car but can haul a… more»

1967 Volvo P1800 Project With Title

Before Volvo earned highly-favored status among safety snobs who didn’t mind driving an indestructible brick-shaped conveyance, Volvo struck gold with a more sporting steed, its gorgeous Italian-styled mini-GT, the P1800. Exuberantly offered “with title!” this 1967 Volvo P1800 wears… more»

Lots of Miles to Go: 1970 Volvo 1800E

In the old days, a car with 100,000 miles was universally considered to be worn out.  Someone else could deal with the maintenance from that point on, as it was time to trade in.  Well, at least until Volvo… more»

Jensen Edition: 1963 Volvo P1800

When was the Swedish-built Volvo P1800 sports car not a product of Sweden? When it was built by Jensen in England for the first 6,000 copies. This example is one of them and it was a barn find that’s… more»

Garage Find: 1967 Volvo 122S Wagon

The Volvo Amazon series had a long, slow start. It really began from mistakes made by young Jan Wilsgaard back in 1950. Responding to Volvo’s inclination to produce a four-seat passenger car, his design was V8 powered but unbearably… more»

Terrific Driver: 1973 Volvo 1800ES

Volvo’s P1800 coupe astonished the competition, press, and customers alike when it arrived in 1961. Volvo’s staid reputation was suddenly in question thanks to the sporty P1800’s contemporary looks, 100 hp engine, and available overdrive. The new car was… more»

Spotless Survivor: 1963 Volvo 121 Station Wagon

When it comes to longevity, few classics can hold a candle to vehicles produced by Volvo. Designed to survive the rigors of the Swedish winter, almost any other environment is a walk in the park for these beauties. This… more»

Final Year: 1993 Volvo 240 Station Wagon

Volvo introduced its 200 series of cars back in 1974, which included a wagon, with fans still fondly remembering these autos for their safety reputation and good reliability.  After a nearly 20-year run, Volvo wrapped-up production of the 240… more»

No Reserve Project: 1972 Volvo 1800ES

With the production of its P1800 series nearing the end, Volvo introduced one final variant in 1972, a sports wagon they called the 1800ES.  The ES had a short run lasting only two years, and by 1973 it was… more»

Factory Built Limo: 1995 Volvo 960

Limousines are not typically what we consider collector cars, but it really is only the enthusiast community that would consider a long-wheelbase model like this to be a desirable addition to one’s garage. In fact, most all domestic limousines,… more»

No Reserve Sports Wagon: 1973 Volvo 1800ES

After already having been in production since 1961, Volvo introduced the final variation based on its P1800 series in 1972, the 1800ES.  The car was styled as a sporty wagon, and for the final year of production in 1973,… more»

Solid California Find: 1967 Volvo 122S

Attention vintage Volvo shoppers! Great deal on aisle three! It’s a car I know well, the 1967 Volvo 122S in two-door form, with 83,000 miles, the twin-SU B18 motor and a four-speed manual. It’s here on Craigslist in the… more»