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Volvo 244 GLE — 1990

From many collectors' views, this 240 is exceptional; with just two previous owners, very low miles and carefully driven, and always kept in a warm garage, it has a nice GLE specification from the time.

Peter Sundfeldt
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Shaun Major
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"It has been meticulously maintained from the start and has been owned for 10 years by a Volvo enthusiast, and it is in outstanding condition."

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130 000SEK
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14271
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Peter Sundfeldt
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"It has been meticulously maintained from the start and has been owned for 10 years by a Volvo enthusiast, and it is in outstanding condition."

Description

The car was purchased new in Malmö in 1990 by a man who took excellent care of it, drove it sparingly, and kept it in great condition. The present owner, a huge Volvo enthusiast, bought the car from the original owner little over ten years ago and has continued the meticulous care. Every year, I drive about 1000 kilometers of summer miles. "Cars need be driven to keep them running correctly," the owner said. It is also now free of road tax, and for those who prefer original number plates without an EU mark. The car is still in near-new condition today, making it quite unique and one of the best 240s we've seen.

Technical data

  • Year
    1990/1990 
  • Registration date
    1990-01-03 
  • Mileage
    41 120 km 
  • Registration Number
    OBX 943 
  • Chassis Number
    244887L1405318 
  • Kw / hp
    85 / 116 
  • Fuel Type
    Petrol 
  • Transmission
    Automatic 
  • Interior finish
    Plush 
  • Colour
    Silver Metallic 

Condition

  • Mechanical condition:

    Service intervals per the book by the first owner, followed by a more frequent oil service as a  collector car and a timing belt change in 2013. The engine feels and sounds right, with a distinct dominant fan sound, and the transmission shifts smoothly.

  • Interior condition:

    Very nice and nice plush interior with clean carpets and a general new car feeling, matched by lighter luxury equipment such as the upholstery, paint, automatic gearbox, power windows in the front, headrests in the rear, and... silver locking buttons.

  • Exterior condition:

    Untouched and well-kept exterior with some evidence of care: wings edges with original fittings at the bottom and factory corrosion protection, and inner wings with still shiny yellow-galvanized screws and nuts. Other excellent aspects to look forward to are the bottom edges of the sills and its unrepaired steps with visible spot welds, as well as drains from the factory's rust protection in the body's well-known rear tubs.

  • General condition:

    The car has been well kept and is in superb collector's condition. This is a highly representative 240 youngtimer whose new ownership demands and deserves continuing care.

MOT (tech. insp.)

Fordonsstatus: Itrafik 2020-04-26
Ursprungsbesiktning: 1989-12-19 (typbes)
Datum i trafik första gången: 1990-01-03
Senast godkända besiktning: 2021-04-27
Besiktigad tom: - 2023-04-30
Skattebefriad: Ja
Körförbud: Nej
Antal ägare: 3

Location and viewing Information

Location: Ugglarp

For viewing the vehicle, contact the valuator/depot:

Classic Car Depot
Shaun Major
+46 709 724007
shaun@bilwebauctions.se

Pick up

Collection must take place before: 2021-12-21.

NOTE! Payment (deposit to our account) must be made within 5 days and before collection.

Auction information

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