Here's a top tip: If a popular tv or movie franchise comes to an end, buy the starring car and keep it in safe storage. Otherwise, it could end up like Roger Moore's 1962 Volvo P1800 from The Saint.
You remember Long Island's Irv Gordon, don't you? If not, he is the guy who has traveled around in his red Volvo P1800S since he bought it in 1966. Now, he's getting close to putting 3 million miles on the clock. »
Catalog is an experiment from the biz side of Jalopnik. (So to be clear, this post is not editorial). Now and then, we'll deliver content about products you can buy... or at least dream of buying. Catalog's first contributor is Bureau of Trade, a digital authority in acquiring analog cultural objects. »
This is a story about how I found the basement for the world's most storied auto museum with a key from an old Volvo and realized I loved something more than cars. Specifically, how I loved the woman who would end up with the questionable honor of being my wife. »
There are many things in life we can get behind. Few make as much sense as a roofless 1963 Volvo P1800 with a Ford small-block. Wanna buy it? Great news! You can! »
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… »