1959 Volvo AmazonReview
It's Awesome — Engine is '62 1800, 4-speed, 4:56 rearend. Air shocks. Ford rims, baby moons. Wild Plum paint job, white fur headliner,white carpet, white bucket seats, mural of the Volvo coming down a mountain on the trunk lid. Recently found a parts car and was able to get the rear bumper and rail straightened and rechromed, first time it's had a good, correct bumper on it in over 35 years...
Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)
Pros: blast to drive, really turns heads.
Cons: wish I had it newly upholstered...
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