1981 Volvo 242 Dl Sedan 2-door 2.1l on 2040cars
Ukiah, California, United States
Up for auction is a 1981 Volvo with under a 100k mile on it.
Clean for its age. Tires have 70% tread left. Just installed new IPD springs,
new KYB shocks and struts, new ball joints and new outer tie rod ends alignment
was just done. Everything works that I
know of except for the heater motor .The body is clean for its age with minor
dents. The interior has slight tears in the seats and the dash is cracked. I
believe there may be a minor leak in the portioning valve. The fog lamps on the
bumper are not hooked up also there is an extra set of round head light that come
with the car. The car runs and shifts great. And Great little car, hate to get
rid of it, but due to illness, I must let it go. Buyer is responsible for smog,
shipping, and all DMV fees. Registration is current and clear, so is the title.
The car was just smoged happy bidding.Sold as is where is with no returns or refunds and no warranty. Need to make a non refundable deposit of $500.00 within 24hours after action ends.
Volvo 240 for Sale
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After a little more than three years since Volvo was acquired by China's Geely, it was only a matter of time before products from this marriage started to show up in the US. Although nothing seems to be written in stone, Automotive News is reporting that the US could be getting Chinese-made Volvos sooner rather than later.
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In speaking with AN, Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson said that Chinese Volvos could be exported to the US "fairly quickly," and while there was no word on any specific models being considered, the article points out that the S60 (shown above) is already being produced locally in China at a Volvo plant. Another possibility is the next-gen V40, which has reportedly received plenty of support from US Volvo dealers. Regardless of which model it is, Samuelsson doesn't seem too worried about a "Made in China" car receiving a negative reaction by US consumers, pointing to all the other Chinese products sold here.
On a global scale, AN is also reporting that Geely is working on a new subcompact platform co-developed with Volvo to compete against cars like the Honda Fit, Ford Fiesta and VW Polo. There is no word as to whether or not this Geely-branded model would be coming to the US, but just last year, we heard that the Chinese automaker is looking to break into the US market by 2016.
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According to Volvo boss Hakan Samuelsson, this new architecture will eventually underpin the next-generation S60, V70, S80 and XC60, all of which will be getting mid-cycle enhancements over the next year. In speaking to What Car?, Samuelsson said that Volvo would not try to follow the paths set by BMW and Mercedes-Benz, instead focusing on "safety, elegant design and user-friendly functionality" for its next round of new cars.
The new XC90 will remain a seven-passenger vehicle and will be powered by a range of four-cylinder engines. Volvo will soon be dropping the five- and six-cylinder powertrains from its lineup.
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