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1981 Volvo 242 Dl Sedan 2-door 2.1l on 2040cars

Year:1981 Mileage:99882
Location:

Ukiah, California, United States

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.


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Volvo joins Australia's V8 Supercars series [w/video]

Mon, 17 Jun 2013 15:43:00 EST

It was just a rumor, but now it's official, mates: Volvo will be joining the V8 Supercars series in Australia with an official team for 2014. Volvo is partnering with Garry Rogers Motorsport and its own Polestar tuning firm to create Volvo Polestar Racing.
A V8 engine will be produced by the Swedish arm of the racing effort, and will be supplied to the Garry Rogers team, which will get the whole shebang ready for the track. The outfit will be running two V8 Supercars "based on the production S60 road car." Considering that the S60 uses a range of transversely mounted engines with four, five or six cylinders (powering either the front or all four wheels) while the new race car will employ a V8 sending about 650 horsepower to the rear wheels, make that very loosely based on the production S60...
Volvo claims this is the first factory-backed entry in the V8 Supercars series from a luxury brand. We should note, though, that Mercedes-Benz is represented in the series with an E-Class sedan, but that outfit isn't quite an official entry from the car's German parents. In any case, you're encouraged to watch the teaser video and read the press release below for all the details.

Next Polestar Volvo sounds great, whatever it is

Fri, 15 Nov 2013 18:58:00 EST

Something - we don't know what yet - is coming from Polestar. While we'll be recovering from next week's LA Auto Show and Tokyo Motor Show (and starting to slack off ahead of an extended Thanksgiving weekend), the official tuner of Volvo products has announced plans to unveil its latest creation in less than two weeks.
Based on this video teaser, we can only imagine (and hope) that it's the souped-up Volvo V60 recently caught testing by our spy shooters. The idea of a high-performance Volvo wagon was already enough to get us giddy last month, but the exhaust note in this video is downright captivating. Scroll down to watch the teaser for yourself, and be prepared for some bright blue wagony goodness to be revealed on November 26.

Volvo developing new three-cylinder engine family

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Pop the hood on a Volvo of recent vintage and you'll find four-, five-, six- and even eight-cylinder engines. But the Swedish automaker is downsizing its engines over the coming years. The new XC90, set to be revealed later this week, will use a new family of four-cylinder engines (like the one pictured above). But that's not even the end of it as emerging reports speak of a new three-cylinder engine family in the works.
The new 1.5-liter turbocharged three-cylinder engine will, according to reports, help Volvo further cut its carbon emissions in line with constricting regulations in markets like Europe and Australia. There won't be quite as many versions as the four-cylinder range, which will include gasoline and diesel versions in varying states of tune, but the three-pot motor is tipped to be employed in vehicles as large as the S60 and its stablemates. Larger than that, however, and the three-cylinder engine apparently just doesn't have the necessary torque.
Expect the new three-cylinder engine to be introduced sometime later this decade, after the four-cylinder's introduction in 2016. The three-cylinder engine is also set to form the building block of an even more efficient hybrid propulsion system in the future, enabling this new engine family to stay relevant through 2025.