• From Sweden new improved HEAD RESTS available for Amazon, P1800 & 144 CLICK HERE

  • Team 222: Andrew White / Ashley Yelds 1961 Volvo 122S

    Read the Targa stories of each leg as they progressed in the Rally  CLICK HERE

  • Skyline, Mt Panorama - Irv Gordon & Gerry Lister

    Gerry, Irv and Ted took the time on the journey home from Orange in August 2015, to drive around the Mount Panorama Skyline Circuit at Bathurst.  Mount Panorama is Australia's iconic racing circuit around which Gerry raced many times in previous years.

    Skyline Mt Panorama Irv Gordon

    Irv Gordon & Gerry Lister on Mt Panorama Bathurst

    Irv Gordon and Gerry at Skyline, Mt Panorama   -  Select HERE

  • GERRY LISTER INTERVIEWED PELLE PETTERSON IN JUNE 2015

    in the Volvo Museum, Goteborg Sweden

     

    CLICK HERE to see Utube video of the interview

  • VOLVO MUSEUM in SWEDEN

    In June 2015 Gerry finally got to visit the VOLVO MUSEUM in Goteborg Sweden. It was also an opportune time to also meet up with Pelle Petterson who unfortunately cannot make the trip to Australia in August.

    Volvo Museum & Pelle Petterson

    Volvo 445 Convertible early 1950's - Sweden Museum

    VIEW PHOTOS - CLICK HERE

  • VOLVO Amazon & PV444
    Congratulation Anders Franzén for winning the People’s Choice Performance price 2015 - take link and see photo.

    See this beautiful restoration - The old lady - a Volvo PV444

    Take this link to see the full story of the Volvos "Volvo Amazon & PV44 restorations"

  • Meet our special international guest IRV GORDON at the
    VOLVO NATIONAL RALLY 14-16 August this year:

    Castrol® ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH WORLD RECORD HOLDER IRV GORDON

    Irv Gordon 1966 1800S

    Castrol® ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH WORLD RECORD HOLDER
    IRV GORDON

    Three Million Mile Achievement with Castrol GTX Helps Extend Engine Life Proposition

    WAYNE, N.J., March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Castrol® announced today a new partnership with Irvin "Irv" Gordon, the current World Record holder for the highest vehicle mileage in a non-commercial original owner car with his 1966 Volvo P1800S which has been driven for well over three million miles. Castrol will promote Gordon's unique story and achievements through the new partnership.
    When Gordon purchased his new Volvo in 1966, it came factory filled with Castrol motor oil and Gordon has used Castrol for every service over the past 49 years. In fact, Gordon has been using Castrol GTX since the brand was first launched in 1968. His Volvo, which still has the original engine, has never experienced any level of failure despite driving a distance that's equivalent to 120 laps around the world!
    Gordon first reached one million miles with his car in 1987 and hit the two million mile mark in 2002. Gordon reached three million miles on September 18, 2013 on Alaska's Seward Highway, one of two U.S. states he had yet to visit at the time. Gordon has visited every U.S. state with the exception of Hawaii – making sure to have a cup of coffee in each one. Gordon's record was first certified in 1998 at 1.69 million miles and then again in 2009 at 2.7 million. Presently, Gordon's mileage exceeds 3.1 million miles and he's still going strong, setting a new record with each passing mile. When will Gordon visit Hawaii?
    "When they build a bridge from California," answers Gordon.
    "Irv has reached some unbelievable milestones using Castrol products for the past 49 years, so we're thrilled to officially partner with him to celebrate his achievements," said Rob Corini, GTX Brand Manager at Castrol. "The core proposition of Castrol GTX is to help extend engine life and the product has truly delivered on its promise. Irv has been a great supporter of our brand and we're looking forward to continuing the journey together."
    Over the course of driving his Volvo P1800S for nearly 50 years, Gordon has racked up a few interesting tidbits and more than a few stories from the road. He's used more than 112,889 gallons of gas, 3,480 quarts of Castrol oil and performed 870 oil changes. He's driven over 20,000 miles in nine foreign countries and his three million miles equate to driving on every U.S. road at least once.
    "I've enjoyed literally driving around the world with my car over the past 49 years and Castrol has been with me for every curve on the road," said Gordon. "I've never taken a chance with another oil because Castrol has served me and my car so well for decades."
    The partnership will include, but not be limited to, in-store and digital advertising campaigns across the globe, positioning Irv Gordon as the "3 million mile man," his Volvo as the "3 million mile car" and Castrol GTX as the "3 million mile oil." The campaign will also work towards helping Gordon reach 3,190,000 million miles – 1,500,000 more miles than his original World Record of 1,690,000 miles.

    READ MORE - CLICK HERE

  • Registration Form for the Volvo National Rally 14-16 August 2015 is now online
    - SELECT FORM 2015_National Rally-Registration-Form
    or, READ MORE - CLICK HERE for story.

  • PPC Restoration Products

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    Click Here for SMH story on Volvo P1800

    Volvo Downunder Spares distributes the PPC Restoration Product Range for all Restorative Work - cars & boats PPC Product Range Restoration Work

    PPC Restoration Products have become the experts in rust repair, corrosion and general restoration in the motor, marine and industrial areas.

    The POR15 product range, made in the USA, is designed for restoration work, especially any areas of rust protection. Suitable applications are: vehicles, motorbikes, boats, yachts, roofs, industrial, farming, anywhere there is rust. Within the range there are products to protect your wood decking , car dashboards boards, fuel tanks.

    The POR15 Rust Preventive Paint, acknowledged worldwide as the finest rust preventive coating ever developed, stops rust permanently and is the product by which all others are measured.

    The upmarket Leatherique (USA) leather restoration products that rejuvenate and clean old and new leather as well as the more serious crack filling and dyes are a fairly new addition to the range. Leatherique also works brilliantly on your leather lounge, which will look 'as new'.

    In addition there are a range of products for sealing those impossible places, tools to help the restorer such as spray guns, bench top sandblasters, brushes, tack cloths and paint can pourers, to name a few.

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