OK, actually not magnificent looking. A bit dumpy really. But undeniably cool. And quick enough to apparently beat Schnitzer 635CSIs and the Walkinshaw XJSes. So this car is for sale, even if the advert doesn't have a whole lot of information with it. If you're interested you can drop them a line.
And in the meantime check out the video we found off the back of looking at the ad and wondering if there was any footage of it in action. There is, these things racing - in all things - at Bathurst in their day. But this one is, appropriately enough, from Sweden and features the Volvo getting stuck in with the classic SD1 touring cars. Big, bruising touring cars the lot of them.
Also whoever said they would start importing ready-tuned versions into the country, do it, i reckon there would be some serious cash to be made.
Gorbyrev07 Nov 2012
Back in the day when Volvos' number were series / cylinder count / number of doors. Great system. My first car was a 144, dubbed "The Beast" complete with overdrive, unassisted steering and Bosch C-tronic engine management computer that held the Nox emissions record at my local garage! Vague memory of a factoid that 60% of these cars was British components.