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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 dealers pushing for V40 in America [w/poll]

Mon, 26 Aug 2013 14:20:00 EST

Not too long ago, Volvo effectively replaced three models with one. Those were the C30, S40 and V50, and their replacement came in the form of the V40. While its predecessors were available (at some point, anyway) in North America, the V40 isn't. And that's something that Volvo's players in the US would like to change.
According to Automotive News, both Volvo Cars of North America and its dealers are pressing the factory to reverse its decision and prepare the V40 for an American assault on the likes of the Volkswagen Golf and Audi A3. It's a game they won before with the current V60, which hasn't been available here, but is set to make the transatlantic voyage come the start of the new year.
This time, though, Volvo Cars of North America may have a bigger fight on its hands, because the V40 wasn't designed to meet US regulations. Getting it up to spec, then, may be a bigger challenge than it's worth. But if the American importer and dealer network makes its voice heard, the V40's replacement could be designed with US regulations in mind.

Turn up your speakers for this Shelby-powered Sunbeam Tiger and friends

Wed, 18 Jun 2014 20:02:00 EST

Most of us are never going to be like Jay Leno and drive a new car every day. However, it's possibly affordable to collect a handful of vintage rides, especially if you look a touch off the beaten path. In recent video, Petrolicious highlights Hans Abrahams, who is doing just that. He has three 1960s, European classics that love to be driven.
The absolute star of the trio is a 1966 Sunbeam Tiger. In the cabin, it has the meaty growl of a muscle car, but outside it has a little of the raspiness of period European cars. Abrahams says its mostly original except for its Ford 289-cubic-inch (4.7-liter) V8 with Shelby parts, producing around 273 horsepower. He says it's a bit difficult to maintain and hard to keep cool, but when you hear it, you know the trouble is worth it.
Next up, is Abrahams' 1965 MGB that is a bit of a monster in its own right. It lacks the Tiger's oomph under the hood, but it's loud enough to blow out Petrolicious' microphone. It's still a very cool little roadster.

Volvo to unveil permanent high-beam headlamp technology [w/video]

Fri, 01 Mar 2013 09:27:00 EST

Volvo will be showing off its Active High Beam technology at the Geneva Motor Show next week. The system will allow drivers to use their high beams all the time and adds another responsibility to the cameras mounted by the rearview mirror, making them detect traffic ahead, whether it be another car or a truck or motorcycle and in the same lane or oncoming. When a vehicle is detected, a special projector in the Xenon lamps can block out only the portion of the high beam that would impair the other driver. Volvo says the system is accurate down to a 1.5-inch margin around another object.
Active High Beam will be fitted to the Volvo S60, V60 and XC60 and we have to assume they mean the non-US versions of those cars. Audi has a similar technology that it calls "matrix beam lighting," and due to the way the US Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard code is written, such active control of high beams is verboten on cars sold here.
The Swedish brand also plans to present a collision-avoidance technology it's calling a "world-first." The press release below has more information and the accompanying video demonstrates the lighting tech.