Tag: Volvo 262C

By on April 15, 2014

08 - 1980 Volvo 262C Bertone Down On the Junkyard - Picture courtesy of Murilee MartinOnly 6,622 Volvo 262C Bertone Coupes were built during the Italo-Swedish machine’s 1978-1981 production run, and I’ve found two of them in California self-serve wrecking yards during the last year. We saw this silver ’79 (actually, all ’78 and ’79 262Cs were painted in Mystic Silver) last summer, and now there’s today’s find: a gold ’80. These cars were weird-looking and something of a puzzling marketing move by Volvo, but you’d think that their rarity would give them sufficient value to keep the survivors out of The Crusher‘s jaws. Nope! (Read More…)

By on June 7, 2013

10 - 1979 Volvo 262C Bertone Down On the Junkyard - Picture Courtesy of Murilee MartinSince we had an extremely rare 1979 Junkyard Find yesterday (a Volkswagen Dasher Diesel), let’s have another today. This is the first time I’ve found a genuine Volvo 262C Bertone Coupe in a wrecking yard (I have seen the occasional Volvo 780 Bertone Coupe), and it happened during the same trip to California that gave us the Dasher Diesel. Let’s admire this fine example of Italo-Swedish design! (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • DenverMike: Something is definitely lost in translation, and of course BAFO exaggerates. If he had a Prius he’d...
  • NMGOM: Vulpine – – – You are wasting my time. You just don’t get it. Specious argruments...
  • joeaverage: Cue the “that’s not a REAL truck” guys… ;)
  • NMGOM: Why would anyone care about vehicles that aren’t pickup trucks? (^_^) =====================
  • joeaverage: I know those Ramblers like many other cars back then had a torque tube diveshaft. I wonder in a bad rear...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Staff