And that is the real truth about the Amazon -- it was a 50's styled car (designer Jan Wilsgaard claims the design was inspired by a Kaiser) sold though 1970 and never out to be some pretentious sports car. It didn't have a big V8 like a Mustang, a DOHC engine like an
What the Amazon/122S did have is a 1.8 liter pushrod B18 inline-4 good for 100ish horsepower and mated to a basic 3-speed auto (although the 4-speed manual would be my choice) that put power to the rear wheels. No fancy whiz-bang gadgetry or smoke screens (unless the valve guides are done), just an honest 2-door family sedan.
This example is in good shape and seems like one of the better examples you can find...but I don't think the seller will get much more than the current bid because of the slushbox...but I could be wrong. If I could tell the future, I'd be picking Powerball numbers instead of used cars.
See another classic Volvo for cheap?