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"The Volvo 1800S will do in fourth what a Ferrari does in third. About 105 miles per hour. Which, unless you're insane, is fast enough." [Volvo via AdClassix via 20th Century Man] » 8/05/10 8:45am 8/05/10 8:45am

1969 Volvo P1800

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. I'm back in California to take care of some business, so let's return to Alameda! » 6/26/10 9:00am 6/26/10 9:00am

Volvo 1800S Joins Its Amazon Brethren At East Bay Junkyard

Not long after undertw rescued a bunch of parts from a Volvo Amazon featured in this series, another old Volvo has been put out on the same yard. This is no run-of-the-mill Amazon, however- we're looking at a genuine Volvo 1800S (I'm going to say it's a '63, based on the grille) with plenty of good components ready… » 5/01/08 2:40pm 5/01/08 2:40pm