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

Year:1981 Mileage:99882

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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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 19:00:00 EST

Volvo Trucks thinks that its latest FH semi truck has a little sports car DNA mixed in with the ability to haul heavy loads thanks to its novel dual-clutch gearbox. And the company's marketing department certainly has an intriguing strategy to get the word out about the big rig's sporty traits. First, it staged a prank on an unsuspecting valet on the Italian Riviera, and now the FH has lined up a track battle around the Knutstorp racetrack against Sweden's ultimate supercar - a Koenigsegg One:1.
Fifth Gear host Tiff Needell takes the reins of the big Volvo and spends a little bit of time talking up its I-Shift Dual Clutch gearbox. However, the real fun is seeing the FH taking on the One:1. Of course, a head-to-head battle would hardly be fair against these extremely mismatched opponents. Instead, the challenge is for the 1,360-horsepower Koenigsegg to lap the track twice in the same time or less than the semi can do it once.
You just have to watch the video to see how if the big rig rises to the challenge. Also, scroll down to read Volvo Truck's press release touting the new gearbox, and check out the company's YouTube channel for more views of the race and a behind-the-scenes look.

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We all know how safe Volvo cars are, but a European junkyard has decided to put it to the test by crashing, jumping and rolling the life out of an 850 wagon. While government tests use automated systems to crash new cars, the guys in this video do so with a driver behind the wheel. Aside from what looks like a safety harness and roll bar for the driver, it seems like this car is otherwise bone stock.
Not wanting to spoil the fun for you, we'll just point out that at the start of the video, our hero car looks pretty flawless, and by the end, well, let's just say the Craigslist ad for the car would say "needs some body work." Check out the video below to watch some stunts that even the Duke Boys might shy away from.

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CNN Money has compiled a list of departing vehicles, to which we've added a few more of our own. In the slow sales column, cars like the Lexus HS 250h, Mercedes-Benz R-Class and the full Maybach lineup appear, while the Ford Escape Hybrid, Mazda CX-7 and Hyundai Veracruz are all having their gaps filled with more modern and more fuel-efficient alternatives. Obvious exceptions to the rule include models that still sell in decent numbers like the Jeep Liberty and the Chrysler Town & Country (which will eventually be replaced by a crossover-like vehicle).
Check out our gallery of discontinued cars above, then scroll down for more information.