Volvo 1961-2008: Market Review 2019

By: Cliff Chambers

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Volvo 1961-2008 market review

Older Volvos are scarce and some are gaining in value. A solitary P1800 coupe in our market at around $40,000 doesn’t indicate a trend but looking at cars in similar condition in Europe for up to A$80,000 confirms it.

| Past Blast: Group A Volvo 240T

A 242GT in decent condition may be worth $15,000 but other pre-1990 models remain in the $3500-7500 range.

Celebrating Volvo’s last big dash at motor-sporting glory won’t cost much either, with a 1990s 850-R worth $10-12,000.

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For something less frenetic, outlay $7000-10,000 on a C70 convertible.

122S $16,390 [2] 

140/244 1967-83 $6600 [4] 

242GT $16,995 [2]

262C $8275 [2] 

1800/1800E $38,000 [1] 

850-R $10,700 [10]

C70 Conv. 1999-07 $7195 [20]

[*] = number of recorded sales

(Note: concours & special cars may demand more.)

Numbers from our 2019 European & British Value Guide.


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