Daily demonstrations at 11am, free with admission!

Volvo 142S- 1971

1971 Volvo 142S

Ever dream of driving that special vintage car that you’ve seen at a national car show? Lane Motor Museum can make your dream come true with our Rally for The Lane – an annual fundraising event for Lane Motor Museum where participants get to drive one of our cars as part of an all-day rally! This car is one of several cars that are offered for the Rally.  Scroll down the page to learn more about this car!

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Specifications for the 1971 Volvo 142S

Read through these items to learn a little more about what it’s like to drive this car.

Rating Scale:
1= Handles and drives like a Model T
10=Handles and drives like a modern car

DescriptionLarge 4-door sedan 
Speed4-cylinder, adequateRating= 6
BrakesPower-assisted, good, 4-wheel disksRating= 8
HandlingHeavy car, not the fastestRating= 6
TransmissionShifts well. 4-speed manual.Rating= 7
VisibilityLarge greenhouse makes it easy to see out 
Safety4 seat belts. 
Climate ControlHeat 
QuirksOdd color 
Driver PositionLeft-hand drive. 
Overall Rating7  out of 10