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    Volvo Amazon (1968) by Piet Wijbenga. A class car. 

    We like to use the word 'image' when we talk about Volvo models. Image is the image that exists of Volvo and is precisely used when it comes to the Swedish quality product. Surrounded by solidity, safety and comfort, Volvo has a strong reputation. Piet Wijbenga, the owner of this 1968 Volvo Amazon, can confirm this. Sea

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    Love driving. Have a nice long weekend

    Sometimes you, as an editor and enthusiast, are right on target. Take this past weekend. Photographer Spijker and I are making a report with two DAF 66 derivatives: a 1300 Marathon Coupé and a Volvo 66 GL Combi. On Sunday I ride with a friend's new acquisition: the BMW 318i Touring […] Sea

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    Volvo 164. Noble six-cylinder, flagship from Sweden.

    In 1958 Volvo said goodbye to the six-cylinder era in the passenger car division for a period of 10 years. The 'PV 831-PV 834' series was then taken out of production. It then took a decade for the Swedes to put a new six-cylinder model into production. Volvo returned to the ranks of the European large motorized cars. And […] Sea

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    Volvo 300 series

    On February 19, 1976, the latest result of the partnership between DAF and Volvo is presented in Gothenburg. The car is being developed under the project name “DAF 77” and is marketed as Volvo 343. In March, the public will meet him at the Geneva Salon and the new Volvo will be in the […] Sea

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    Volvo Laplander (1969). Tough freebooter. 

    “The hunt for a green Laplander” was successfully completed last year when Peter found this special Volvo Laplander Valp L 3314. The search for an idiosyncratic type, a powerful off-road vehicle, came to a crew car built for the Swedish army that is more than 50 years old.  Sea

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    Volvo P 1800 (1964). Pieter Postma's car

    Beautiful women, ugly crooks, fast cars and dangerous adventures. The elderly, feeling young, still know Simon Templar (aka The Saint) (Roger Moore) as a charming adventurer and charmer, who drove a Volvo 1800S. This popular TV series certainly contributed to the success of that model. This Swedish sports car, a Volvo P 1800, also received star status.  Sea

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    Volvo Duett (1959). Today's technology, the look of the past

    The statement: Driving with the old technology is precisely the charm of the classic hobby. A statement with which Ebele Visser does not agree at all. His mission: Look as original as possible, but only with modern technology. His reliving is therefore purely because of the model. The technique is a creative project, a very own idea, a personal form of expression. You could also say: A creative activity. Like his 1959 Volvo Duett.  Sea

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    Volvo 66

    The DAF 66 is a good starting point for the Swedes to round off the Scandinavian model range. It is decided to scrap the compartment. The sedan and combi are mainly adapted to Volvo standards in terms of safety. The design of the body hardly changes compared to the DAF - in both two and three-door trim, however. Sea

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    VOLVO 66 (1979). Hobby car from DAF enthusiast Tom Nauta

    It is beyond dispute that Tom is a fan of our Dutch passenger car. His car life started with a Daffodil. Then a DAF 33 and two station wagons of the type 55. The DAF passenger cars were produced until 1975, after which the Swedish Volvo took over the passenger car division and the DAF 66 became Volvo 66 with the necessary modifications. Sea

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    Volvo 340

    Volvo 340. The car that was actually a DAF. A car that was launched included teething problems that you would expect with British or Italian cars. The car with the advanced stepless drive of the DAFs from before. These 'as good as Volvos' survived their difficult childhood and became well-behaved bourgeois compact middle-class cars. Sea

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    Volvo 140 series. Swedish strongholds with ingenuity

    In 1960, Volvo management decided it was time to start developing a successor to the Amazon launched four years earlier. For cost reasons, this new model, which was internally designated P660, had to share the platform and key components with its predecessor. It resulted in the introduction of the Volvo […] Sea

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