Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Lifestyles of the Poor and Famous: 1963 Volvo PV544

This next car is touted by the seller as "RARE and AMAZING" (ALLCAPS ARE HIS) which might be a bit of a stretch, but it seems like an awfully nice car for the money, but not one bit awful.  Find this 1963 Volvo PV544 offered for $8,500 in Oakland, CA via craigslist.  Tip from Kaibeezy.

The PV544 was a B18 inline-4 powered 2-door sedan (fastback?) built by the guys at Volvo from 1958 through 1965 with only minor styling changes over the years.  Today's PV544 looks in really nice shape and was a feature in the 2105 indy film The Diary of a Teenage Girl (which looks unbelievably wretched from the trailer and is most certainly an offense against taste and decency). 

See another well preserved/restored classic that isn't offered at a stupid asking price?


  1. How do you say Cheech and Chong in Swedish?

  2. Those Cragars look like shit on this meatball.

    1. Funny you should mention wheels...because we actually had a discussion about the wheels, with a few folks saying that they worked because the styling is so derivative of American 50s cars, so putting a wheel that would be on a '55 Chrysler makes some sense. They are a bit too chromey...would look better with a set of black NASCAR style steelies.


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