Volvo - classic ESSAY #4 Volvo the collectable In this...

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ESSAY #4 Volvo the collectable classic c In this article it stated that when Volvo was introduced to the states in 1956. The PV444, was the first US bound automobile ever. The car had resembled a smaller version of the 1946 Ford Tutor. The car featured a two piece windshield, small engine, and all of the standard features of a car of it's time. s About three years later Volvo came out with a better version of the car, the PV544. That was the car that gave Volvo it's reputation for Swedish Quality. This car featured a one piece windshield, fifteen inch wheels, drum brakes, padded instrument panel. The powerplant was a 1.6 liter push rod four that delivered a smooth 85 horse power. The car ran about $5000-$7000. The car was comfortable cruising at speeds of 60-70mph while getting a nice 29 miles to the gallon. The vehicle traveled from 0 to 60 in a nice thirteen seconds, which was better than the sportier two seater cars. The car had an over all top speed of 93 miles per hour, which was amazing for a 1.6 liter engine.
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