Built for nearly twenty years from 1974 though 1993 model year, the 200 series of Volvo was extremely popular. so popular in fact that it overlapped production of another series by several years. It was available in a number of variations and a multitude of engine variations throughout the years. two-door, four-door and wagons were available with only a few small cosmetic design changes in that time as well as safety features. While we are discussing safety features we all know that Volvo was the first automaker to make extreme changes to the safety of automobiles and is still a leader in that category. But did you know that they were also the first to introduce environmental friendly automobiles with the first of its kind emissions control using a three way design that incorporated a three-way catalytic converter and sensor for exhaust emission called the Lambda Sond Sensor which is integrated in to this car. This particular 242 DL comes from the salt free area of the Pacific North West and has never seen a Midwest winter. It has original paint with some fading more that than the other parts of the car on the passenger door. It is the coveted 2-door version with the desirable B21 engine mated to a 4-speed manual. This car is very rust-free for its age and use. It is a excellent driver quality car that starts, runs and goes down the road as you would expect a Volvo to do.