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Junkyard Gem: 1982 Volvo 244 DL

Another sturdy Swedish brick has gone to Valhalla

Junkyard Gem: 1984 Volvo 242 DL

The final model year for the Volvo 240 two-door, found in a Silicon Valley car graveyard

Junkyard Gem: 1987 Volvo 240 DL Wagon

A refrigerator-white Swedish station wagon with rear-wheel-drive and a 5-speed manual transmission. What's not to like?

Junkyard Gem: 1990 Volvo 240 DL sedan art car

This Volvo got some mural work before it reached the end of the road

Junkyard Gem: 1981 Volvo 242

Production of the Volvo 240 would continue for another 12 years.

This two-door in a Denver wrecking yard is a rare Junkyard Gem indeed.

Junkyard Gem: 1976 Volvo 264 GL

Powered by the same engine type as the DeLorean DMC-12.

The Volvo 200 Series was best-known for the 240, but there was also a six-cylinder version equipped with the Peugeot-Renault-Volvo 2.7-liter V6.

Junkyard Gem: 1993 Volvo 240 Sedan

The very last model year of the iconic Volvo 240.

Production of the famous Swedish brick peaked in the 1980s, but Volvo kept turning out 240s long after the advent of the more modern 700, 850, and 900 series cars. Here's a rare last-year-of-production 240, spotted in Northern California.

Junkyard Gem: 1987 Volvo 240 DL Station Wagon

This beige five-speed wagon made it to 262,122 miles before retiring.

In the mid-1980s, it was hard to get more sensible and safe with your car-buying decision than the selection of a Volvo 240 wagon. Here's one that reached the end of its road at age 30.

Hot rod tractor stars in Swedish version of Farmkhana

The Nordic countries are known for their beautiful fjords, blonde-haired populace and bitter cold for a good portion of the year. The hours spent indoors during the dark, cold season apparently gives a lot of time for some crazy brainstorming. Tire store chain Vianor is highlighting the Traktor Terror in a new video. If Ken Block is the master of Gymkhana, then these guys know all about Far

New Volvo ad remembers the joy of rear-facing jump seats

With the rise in popularity of first the minivan and later the crossover as the default family vehicle, there have been about 20 years of children who have missed out on the joy of rear-facing jump seats in station wagons. It means kids today don't know the pleasure to be found in making faces or lewd gestures at other drivers while their parents can't see. Plus, they don't know the slightly nauseous feeling of watching the world pass by in reverse. However, a group of filmmakers look back with

Hilarious 'Buy My Volvo' Ad Sells Viewers On A 21-Year-Old Car

Do you want to be perceived as rich and cuddly? Of course you do. Then you need to buy this car.

Watch this video, then buy this 1993 Volvo wagon

Do you want to be perceived as rich and cuddly? Of course you do. Then you need to buy this car.

This papercraft Volvo 240 is pure lunacy [w/video]

We've seen some pretty impressive papercraft creations as of late, including a massive Bugatti Veyron and a 1969 Ford Mustang, but this Volvo 240 Wagon takes the cake. The pieces come in a sizable tome, complete with instructions, and buyers can ch

Rattlecan Volvo 245 is art in a box

We've been guilty of employing unorthodox paint schemes on our personal vehicles from time to time. There are few body ailments that can't be solved with the judicious application a roller, a spray can and some cheap paint. Sadly, our efforts rarely turn out as classy as the Volvo 245 wagon in this video. Two world-class graffiti artists, Carlos Aguilar and Ksera, took the time to slather their skil