The Volvo PV444/544 was affectionately called the “Swedish 1941 Ford” even though sales of this 4-cylinder equipped Volvo started in 1947 in Sweden (1958 in USA) and continued through the 1966 model year. It was known for ruggedness, vintage styling, and some surprising wins at SCCA class racing and at the 1965 East African Safari Rally in Kenya. Today’s example is about as cheap as you get for a car that isn’t a total basket case…which means this car is only a partial basket case. If the car is a weekend away from being a drivable restoration candidate…then I think is a steal. Find this 1958 Volvo PV444 offered for $2,400 in Long Beach, CA via craigslist.
Happy Thorsday! The PV444 was Volvo’s first post war offering, released in 1947 on a unibody chassis with classic pre-war styling such as huge fenders and a split windscreen. It was released in the US market in 1956 and gained a reputation for being a reliable, rugged, and relatively nimble. It may look like a […]