The Truth About Cars » Volvo 142 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Mon, 02 May 2016 23:59:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Junkyard Find: 1971 Volvo 142 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/junkyard-find-1971-volvo-142/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/junkyard-find-1971-volvo-142/#comments Tue, 05 Mar 2013 14:00:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=480104 A Volvo 140 doesn’t always jump right out at you, thanks to its similarity to its still-with-us-in-huge-numbers descendant, the Volvo 240 (especially when viewed from the rear), so I probably overlook a few of these in junkyards. The 140 isn’t an uncommon sight in Denver, and I’ve found this ’68 142 and this ’69 145 […]

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A Volvo 140 doesn’t always jump right out at you, thanks to its similarity to its still-with-us-in-huge-numbers descendant, the Volvo 240 (especially when viewed from the rear), so I probably overlook a few of these in junkyards. The 140 isn’t an uncommon sight in Denver, and I’ve found this ’68 142 and this ’69 145 […]

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Junkyard Find: 1968 Volvo 142 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/junkyard-find-1968-volvo-142/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/junkyard-find-1968-volvo-142/#comments Wed, 11 Jul 2012 13:00:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=452134 After seeing this 1969 Volvo 145 wagon a couple of weeks back, I figured I wouldn’t be seeing any more 140s for quite a while. Not so! It’s a not-completely-rusty 44-year-old Swede with four-on-the-floor and a clean-looking engine. You’d think that 140 coupes would be worth something, but this one couldn’t find anyone to save […]

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After seeing this 1969 Volvo 145 wagon a couple of weeks back, I figured I wouldn’t be seeing any more 140s for quite a while. Not so! It’s a not-completely-rusty 44-year-old Swede with four-on-the-floor and a clean-looking engine. You’d think that 140 coupes would be worth something, but this one couldn’t find anyone to save […]

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