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Volvo articles

Shop Work: The Fabulous 50

We Poll Our Readers for Their Picks of the 50 Best Sports Cars of All Time.

Buyer's Guides: Classic Alternatives

Stand Out From the Crown With One of These Lesser-Known Sporty Cars

Columns: Buy & Sell: Restoration Side Effects

It seemed that the byproduct of restoring my car to a high level was becoming an expert on all P1800 and 1800S cars.

News and Notes: Volvo's Rearview Mirror

Looking Forward While Remembering the Past

Buyer's Guides: Sporty Swede: The Volvo P1800

Beautiful Design Meets a Rock-Solid Chassis

Features: Small-Bore Sedan Racing: Big Back in the Day, Just as Big Today

Fifty years ago, small-bore sedan racing exploded upon the professional and amateur scenes. Today multiple groups keep small-bore racing’s flame alive from coast to coast. They’re also having a lot of fun in the process.

Volvo project cars

1969 142

We add some modern touches to a classic Volvo.

1966 1800S

This 1800S recently landed in our garage. We bought it as a driver-level car and tested that claim by driving it home from across the country. It'll be a clean ...

Volvo Forum Topics

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45 year old Volvo 1800S Cross Country Drive
Epic Volvo 1800S Trip
Can a car last forever?
new from alaska with a 65 122
'65 Volvo 122s water pump job
The Alfa is leaving
Need help In NC area with Volvo
What's faster, Volvo 122S or Lotus Exige?
Painting over chrome?

Volvo Readers' Rides

Sep 03, 2010 by VClassics
Volvo 122S

'66 model we've owned since '77, restored in '89 and again in '03. B20E engine w/ 45DCOEs, IPD springs, Bilsteins, urethane throughout. Always a work in progress...

Jul 16, 2009 by John Jones
Volvo 122S Amazon

1965 Amazon upgraded with lowered sping kit and sway bars from ipd, sport header and exhaust system. Stock B18 with twin SU carbs

Jan 17, 2010 by acnvolvo1
1971 Volvo 1800E

R sport suspension, fuel injection, red/red-black, overbored B20E engine, 4 speed overdrive J type transmission. Currently a fun streeter but can be converted to competition car.

Jan 26, 2011 by acnvolvo1
1973 Volvo 1800ES Race Car

This is our fun and advertising machine. Fully prepared for competition racing with SCCA E/F production & GT3 (trying to avoid SM Miatas) classes. Been on the circuit since 2001. ...

Feb 27, 2010 by HandyAndy
1991 Volvo 740 Wagon

Powered by a 5.0 V8 with AOD. IPD sway bars, Bilstein HDs, E Code headlights, Recaro seats plus a few other mods. It has plenty of cargo space, handles quite ...

Aug 11, 2011 by SHANE
1958 Volvo pv-444

110 hp- brit engine with twin su-4's carbs

Volvo Ran When Parked

Found a Volvo in Horseheads, NY on May 26, 2009

1800s Parked at the end of a runway in Upstate New York. Floors and truck all gone

Found a Volvo in Big Pine Key, FL on Oct. 13, 2010

Volvo 1800 found on Big Pine Key in the Florida Keys.

Found a Volvo in Big Pinr Key, FL on Oct. 13, 2010

Another photo of the forgotten Volvo 1800

Found a Volvo in Big Pine Key, FL on Oct. 13, 2010

Another photo of the Volvo 1800

Found a Volvo in Canandaigua , NY on Aug. 15, 2011

A couple of Volvo P-series sitting at JJ’s Auto in Manchester NY.

Found a Volvo in Eureka, CA on Jan. 24, 2013

Found in an alley in Eureka, CA.

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