1970 Volvo 142Review
Temporary Crap. — It was quite a beat up old wreck I bought as a temporary replacement for my BMW 2002 when I rebuilt its engine. The Volvos engine expired in a huge bang while driving into Stockholm to finalize the BMW rebuild.
Pros: Dirt cheap
Cons: 80 bhp and an automatic transmission can never be considered High Performance
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