Welcome to the Volvo Owners' Club
The Volvo Owners Club has been around since 1962 so we know about the Volvo brand, its heritage and why they earned the reputation for safety and longevity.
Our name, experience and reputation and the Volvo brand are the reasons we have around 3000 members. Although Volvo cars earned the reputation of longevity, it is possibly the experience, dedication and expert advice from the Club and members that has helped preserve the old models that are still often used daily, and now apply for the more recent and newer models.
Times are changing and the technology in cars is very sophisticated. Air conditioning, electronics and turbos are now common in many of the newer models, and their numbers in the Club are growing. The newer and younger members now have these cars that are less than 10 years old and affordable. We even have the more recent models such as the new sporty Volvo S40 and S60, V60 and XC60 range.
Regardless of your choice of Volvo model, we're sure you'll find something for your needs within our Club services today.
And much more.
Members of the Volvo Owners Club have certain pages they alone can access and require a password. This is sent on joining and changed with each publication of the club magazine. We also have a Newsletter by email to keep members up-to-date on all things Volvo of anything important or of special interest between magazine issues.
New from 21 September, VOC members can get 10% discount off all products at Halfords. See members page for details.
Designer of the P1800 Pelle Petterson pays tribute to Sir Roger Moore who passed away one year ago, 23 May 2017. For the first time, he drives the 1967 1800 S that Sir Roger was the registered owner of and was featured in TV series "The Saint".
New Volvo Car Discount Purchase Member Offer
Members of the Volvo Owners’ Club can take advantage of the discounts offered by Volvo Car UK in the New Volvo Car purchase scheme. Full details HERE.
2018 Main Events
- 23rd - 25th March 2018. Practical Classics Classic Car and Restoration Show.
- 20th May 2018. Southern BKV and Rally. Wilson Motor Museum, 36 Stockley Lane, Calne, Wiltshire, SN110LJ. Details HERE
- 27th June - 2 July 2018. National Rally and BKV. Hatton Country Park. Hatton Country World, Dark Lane, Hatton, Warwickshire CV358XA. The main event is on the Sunday 1st July. Details HERE.
- 9th September 2018. Amazon/120 Rally. Sywell Air Museum, Sywell, Northampton, NN6 0BN. Details HERE.
- 15th-16th September 2018. Manchester Classic Car Show. Event website
- 9th-11th November 2018. Classic Motor Show. NEC. Birmingham. The Volvo Owners' Club will be in Hall 5. VOC members can get discounted tickets by reading the advert in the club magazine or visiting the Members' page. Go to the Event web site here.
2019 Main events
- Wednesday 26th June - Monday 1st July 2019. National Rally and BKV. Thoresby Hall, near Ollerton, Nottinghamshire, NG22 9WH. Main event Sunday 30th June 2019.
2018 Rally at Hatton Country Park.
2018 Rally at Hatton Country Park. The Cars
NEC Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, November 2018
This annual classic motor extravaganza will be held at the NEC Birmingham Friday 9th - Sunday 11th November 2018. Book tickets now, or if you are a Volvo Owners' Club member you can take advantage of the discounts by going to the advert on the Member's Page.
The Volvo History section covers all the Volvo cars from 1927 and includes some technical information about them. It includes various reports and documents covering the production of Volvo cars over the years and also includes Volvo Car Production statistics.
Between 14 April 1927 and 31 August 2018 Volvo produced 20,441,584 cars.
Volvo Cars remains firmly on course for yet another year of record sales as global sales grew by 14.5 per cent in August, compared with the same period last year.
Volvo Press Releases
The Volvo Press section is a selection of press releases from Volvo. These will include new model technical and general specifications and photographs. From the year 2001 there are complete details of all new models. Earlier Volvo models are covered by other documentation.
Volvo Forum and Volvo Gallery
Volvo Car Information
Each Volvo model has its own page and those pages have links to relevant pages here on this site and other sites. Cross referencing is done as best as possible. The main index page is Volvo Car Information. There is also a page that covers Parts for new and older Volvo cars.
The Volvo Owners Club magazine Volvo Driver and archives are included on this web site.
There is a Technical Page that contains links and documents to help repair and maintain Volvo cars. There is also a link to the now discontinued Technical Driver club magazine archive.
V765 Vehicle Registration Scheme
The Volvo Owners' Club is an authorised club under the DVLA scheme for cars that are incorrectly or not registered for use on the UK roads. For details of this service read this document.
We are pleased to announce that we have now reopened our club shop having secured a new supplier. Visit the new shop here
The Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs is a grouping of some 350 Clubs and Museums together with over 1500 Trade and Individual Supporters. The aim of the Federation is to preserve the right to use old vehicles on the roads without any undue restriction and to support its member organisations in whatever way it can.
By your membership of the Volvo Owners Club, you are helping to ensure that you can continue to use your classic car on the roads of the UK and Europe with as little modification and legal restriction as possible.
For more details on the FBHVC and their work, please see their website.
Club Insurance Schemes
The Volvo Owners Club has partnered with two insurance companies to provide special deals for its members for all types of insurance. These are:
Club Parts Scheme
The Volvo Owners' Club has negotiated with numerous Volvo main dealers for discounts. These apply to parts and/or labour and on some accessories. The dealers and the discounts they give are listed on the back of each issue of the club magazine Volvo Driver.
The Volvo Owners' Club continues to negotiated with other suppliers of parts for Volvo cars from the early PV's to the current models. These are:
- BROOKHOUSE CLASSIC VOLVO PARTS
We also have a list of other suppliers and repairers.
More details on our parts page.
Volvo High Mileage Club
We run two types of high mileage listings:
- Official Volvo Register
- Unofficial High Mileage Listing
Official Volvo Register
This is an official register run jointly by Volvo Car UK and The Volvo Owners Club. You do not have to be a member of the Volvo Owners Club to get your Volvo car listed. When you register you get a free sticker and the option to purchase a badge for the car.
Full details here
Unofficial High Mileage Listing
This is a high mileage listing we started here on this web site some years ago as a place for owners of Volvo cars that had completed over 150,000 miles to list their car(s). You do not need to be a member of the Volvo Owners Club to list you car.
Full details here
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Volvo Car Press Releases
- Volvo 360c autonomous concept.
- Volvo 164 50th Anniversary.
- Volvo adds power and refinement of T5 petrol engine.
- Volvo 440 celebrates 30th Anniversary.
- Volvo Cars launch new Volvo S60 Sports Sedan.