The Cars

1991 Volvo 240 Sedan


1991 Volvo 240This was my first wife’s pick and a car she dreamed about for several years before we purchased it. It was another roomy, comfortable sedan and good family car. I have to admit, I just never really cared for it. It went with my ex- as part of our divorce settlement, and was subsequently ruined by Hurricane Katrina.

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1991 Volvo 240 Sedan
Purchased: – From regional dealer, 1996, Atlanta, Georgia, about 80,000 miles
– Went with first wife in divorce property settlement, October 2001.
– Totaled by salt-water flooding during Hurricane Katrina, August 29, 2005, Gautier, Mississippi
Features: – 4 cylinder 2.4 Liter engine
– Silver-Grey with white/maroon leather interior
– Automatic Transmission
– Air Conditioning
– Power Steering
– Power Windows
– Heated Front Seats
– Moon Roof with Windspoiler
– Cruise Control
– AM/FM Cassette Stereo
– Front Airbags
Comments Comfortable driving car, heated seats were very nice in the wintertime.
External Reference: Wikipedia Entry for Volvo 200 Series

The photo above is the only remaining photo I have of this car. I cannot place the date or location of the photo.

1991 Volvo 240 Sedan Factory Brochure
1991 Volvo Factory Brochure Cover page for the 1991 Volvo Factory brochure. This covered all models produced by Volvo in this model year.
1991 Volvo Factory Brochure
1991 Volvo 240 Sedan Brochure
1991 Volvo Factory Brochure Specifications and options available for the model year.
1991 Volvo Factory Brochure Gratuitous large foldout of all Volvo models for 1991.


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  2. docreport

    Yikes, trying to comment and somehow ended up in your WordPress control panel. That was weird!

    So anyway, found someone that’s owned a few cars like me,although I have ya beat by around 20 LOL.

    Read most of your R. Garwood story. Geez that sucks.

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