Volvo PV444 with a BMW Inline-Six

Volvo PV444 with a BMW S50 Inline-Six

When Jimmy Blom found a 1953 Volvo PV444 in a forest it was heavily rusted. Although many people would avoid such a badly damaged body, Jimmy would resurrect it into something special. He started by replacing the rotted metal with fresh panels and figured while he was at it, split the body down the middle … Read more

1953 Volvo PV444 with a 2JZ Update

1953 Volvo PV444 with a 3.4 L 2JZ

When we last wrote about Stig Arne Solheim’s 1953 Volvo PV it had just made its debut. Since then Stig has taken the car to the dyno where the built 3.4 L 2JZ inline-six and Precision PT6466 turbocharger made 830 horsepower and 1060 Nm (781.71 lb-ft) of torque to the hubs. After that he took … Read more

1953 Volvo PV444 with a 800 HP 2JZ

1953 Volvo PV444 with a 2JZ-GTE

Stig Arne Solheim from Norway enjoys drifting Volvos. His previous machine of choice was a powerful Volvo 142. However when it was time to build something new he went with the classic style of a 1953 Volvo PV444. Power comes from a 3.4 L 2JZ-GTE inline-six with a Brian Crower stroker kit, forged internals and … Read more