In the world of used military vehicles, many are cheap (at least per pound) but few are actually usable in a typical urban environment. That M35 deuce and a half certainly looks mean, but it’ll burn through fuel like the space shuttle and forget trying to park it on the street in front of your neighbor’s house. This next little jewel is a Laplander from the Swedish army collection and is small enough to park in your garage, but rugged enough to park in your neighbor’s back yard…after driving through some bushes, a creek, and maybe their fence. Find this 1962 Volvo Laplander L3314A offered for $9,850 in Apopka, FL via eBay.
If you are going to drive off road, there are a few options available; The first is you can just drive your 87 Pontiac Grand Prix you normally take on the road onto a dirt road and just man-up, but you could also get into something like a light SUV/CUV crossover that gives some more […]
I was watching this sweet Volvo Excavators advertisement on the youtubes when I pointed out to a friend that Dolph is driving a sweet old Ford pickup and my pal brazenly stated it was because there was nothing old school cool from Volvo that Dolph could drive…which was a complete load of steaming moose pucky […]
Would you like to get into something vintage, slow, and tippy, like Volkswagen van, but are not impressed by the current asking prices of aircooled junk? You aren’t alone, but for every overpriced and overhyped piece of hipster-bait, there is a budget alternative. Find this 1975 Volvo TGB11 here on eBay bidding for $13,000 reserve-not-met […]
The Volvo Laplander L3314 was a cab-forward light duty vehicle build in Sweden for military use and later sold to civilians as the C202. The Laplander shares its B18 inline-4 cylinder with all sorts of Volvo passenger vehicles (PV544, P210, 120/122 Amazon, P1800 and 140 sedan). Find this 1963 Volvo Laplander L3314 offered for $7750 […]
We at the Daily Turismo are sick of letting the Pilgrims get all the glory for the Thanksgiving long weekend celebration. While all the “conventional historians” talk about Columbus discovering America and Pilgrims eating some silly lunch with Native Americans, we are surprised how few people know the real story of the first Thorsgiving. It […]
It is difficult to find a vehicle that combines the DailyTurismo themes of Scandinavia, prepping for the apocalypse and frugality…but we’ve come about as close as possible with today’s dual Wasteland Wednesday/Thorsday feature! Find this 1963 Volvo C202 Laplander Military Truck w/ trailer in Rio Rancho, NM for $10,500. Big thanks to tip from DT […]