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

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 debuts new Drive-E four-cylinder engines

Fri, 16 Aug 2013 17:30:00 EST


Volvo is introducing a new engine family based on its new Drive-E philosophy, which encompasses "all innovations made to reduce the impact on the environment," the automaker says. Less cylinders allows for less environmental impact, so the new engines are all four-pots. They also were designed to pair easily with Volvo's upcoming hybrid drive system, which "will reach power figures in the V8 territory" and play a "dominant part of the top end of [Volvo's] range," says Derek Crabb, Vice President Powertrain Engineering. Volvo also says we can expect "power curves that give exciting drivability compared with engines with more cylinders."
Volvo says some versions of the engine were designed targeting best-in-class fuel economy. There are both gasoline and diesel options, but the latter of which isn't scheduled for US consumption. Instead, the US will be offered two states of tune of the gasoline Drive-E engine for front-wheel-drive vehicles. Some of Volvo's current all-wheel-drive powertrains will remain available in the US until the company has transitioned solely to the new, fuel-efficient inline-fours.

Geely targeting US market in 2016 with help from Volvo

Fri, 30 Aug 2013 08:28:00 EST

Following reports that it'd team up with corporate sibling Volvo on a Chinese-market car comes a report from Bloomberg that Geely would reattempt its entry into the US market. The Chinese brand had a display at the 2006 North American International Auto Show, but has been absent from the US scene ever since.
The Geely branded cars will be jointly developed with Volvo, and bank on the Swedish manufacturers reputation for safety and reliability. Geely's CEO, Gui Shengyue, explained, "Our acquisition of Volvo enhanced our image and overseas consumers are seeing us as an international company." This represents a change in rhetoric for the brand, after Geely Chairman Li Shufu hamstrung the idea of a closer pairing, citing fears that an association would harm Volvo's reputation. The news of projects between Geely and Volvo first broke last week, although it's unclear if the cars that end up coming to the US will be the same as those being sold in China.
As we reported last week, Geely is already aiming to be the biggest brand in the Chinese domestic market. With this move to the US market, it's also attempting to overtake Chery as China's largest automotive exporter. According to the Bloomberg report, Geely has already moved 180,000 units overseas, which is extremely close to the 184,800 vehicles sold by Chery in 2012. By 2018, Geely anticipates that 60 percent of its sales will be occur outside of the PRC.

12-year-old golfer wins Volvo for hole-in-one [w/video]

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:29:00 EST

Some people just have all of the luck. Natasha Oon, a 12-year-old girl in Malaysia, was recently attending the 40th RSGC Ladies Amateur Open Championship at the Royal Selangor Golf Club with her parents. On a whim, she teed up a shot with her eight iron and scored a hole-in-one. That would have been impressive for a girl her age by any standards, but she didn't see the sign that said making the shot also won her a new Volvo XC60 T5. Not a bad prize for a tween who won't be allowed to drive for at least a few years.
So what does any good 12-year-old do with a CUV? Give it to her parents of course. According to website Paultan, she plans on giving the crossover to her mom and told her, "this is the car that you will use to drive me to school every day." Scroll down to watch video of Oon receiving the oversized key to the Volvo with her family and a brief interview with her about what she was thinking when she found out she won a car for sinking a fantastic shot.