The Volvo PV444/544 was a passenger car built by Volvo to fulfill simple driving needs of the post World War II family starting in 1947. It was powered by an early version of Volvo's rugged B-series engine and stayed in production for a remarkable 18 years. Imagine Ford building '41 Fords in 1966...but this is essentially what happened with the 544. Find this 1962 Volvo 544 Rat Rod offered for $5,200 in Richmond, VA.
This Volvo started out as every other PV, with big pontoon style fenders mounted on a unibody chassis, but this is some custom combination of Chevy S-10 frame and Volvo body. It features a pre-war style open hood with a custom Model A-ish grill, but the cab-back looks mostly Volvo.
Under the hood is a Chevy 350 V8, no word from the seller on what level of customization, but judging by the headers/intake/carb it could be pushing a decent number of ponies into the automatic transmission.
Doctors don't drive Volvos anymore, physicians drive BMW, Audi, Lexus or Mercedes-Benz, and surgeons/specialists drive a Tesla or Maserati. Maybe you'll find an old doctor cruising around in a Jag or 911, but Volvos haven't been doctor's cars since the 1980s...oh...right. That sticker is probably 30 years old.
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