For the Volvo Enthusiast

Find of the Day: 1979 VOLVO 242 DL 2-DOOR SEDAN

We came across this 242 and thought it needed to find a worthy home. Located in West Chester, PA, below is the text from the ad. The ad has 150 detail photos revealing the high quality of this 1979 242 DL.

This is a Two Owner Volvo 240 Series 2-Door Sedan that was sold to its First Owner by Lehman Volvo in York, PA in 1979. The Original Owner kept the car for 26 years driving it only a total of 43,000 miles. During this period it was always Serviced at the Volvo dealer. Lehman Volvo reacquired the car in 2005 and Sold it to its Second Owner who also Serviced the car at Lehman and drove it a total of 11,000 miles in the next 10 years.


Now with only 54,000 miles Paul Sevag Motors is now Proud to offer this car to you.

The Condition is Outstanding throughout; exterior, interior and mechanical. It has been Garaged by both Owners. A File of Service Records from the Second Owner are with the car along with the Original Owner’s Manual, Spare Keys, Original Tool Kit, and the Original Spare Tire that has never been on the ground.

The Exterior color is Cimarron Red (Code 125) that displays as Burnt Orange and was a very typical period color for Volvo. The Interior is Tan Cloth with Adjustable Lumbar Front Seats plus Two Sets of Volvo Molded Floor Mats. It is equipped with a 2.1 Liter 4 Cylinder Engine, Automatic Transmission, Power Steering and Power 4-Wheel Disc Brakes, Air Conditioning, Rear Window Defogger, Right Outside Mirror, Mudflaps, Swing Out Rear Quarter Windows, and AM/FM Stereo Radio.


This Volvo was recently Serviced and it is Pennsylvania Safety and Emission Inspected through 2016. The Tires are matching Pirelli Centurato with Excellent Tread and All the Brakes were replaced a few thousand miles ago. All the features work and the car drives as it did in 1979.

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