1975 volvo 245




1975 volvo 245

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    It's not just any car either guys and gals, it's a Volvo DL that's had well, things done to it. Most of those are good things in my book.

    FACT! Volvo is a Swedish automotive company. The name of the concern comes from the Latin language "Volv" and translates as "spinning", "rolling".

    10 - Volvo Down On the Junkyard - Picture Courtesy of Murilee Martin In a Northern California self-service wrecking yard not far from.

    1975 volvo 245

    1975 volvo 245

    Look, only 99, miles on the clock! Contrary to reports at that time this was entirely legal and approved by the FIA which did not require that the cars had to be sold to the public. No, I think those quad bugeye headlights came in on US-spec cars. As the remained popular, only the was displaced by the series — which Volvo marketed alongside the for another decade.

    1975 volvo 245

    1975 volvo 245

    1975 volvo 245

    1975 volvo 245

    1975 volvo 245

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    The Volvo series was a range of mid-size cars produced by Volvo Cars from to , with more than 2. It overlapped production of the Volvo Series introduced in As the remained popular, only the was displaced by the series — which Volvo marketed alongside the for another decade. The series was replaced a year before the was discontinued.

    Production of the ended on 14 May after nearly 20 years. The looked much like the earlier and , for they shared the same body shell and were largely the same from the cowl rearward. However, the incorporated many of the features and design elements tried in the Volvo VESC ESV in , which was a prototype experiment in car safety. The overall safety of the driver and passengers in the event of a crash was greatly improved with very large front and rear end crumple zones. Another main change was to the engines, which were now of an overhead-cam design.

    1975 volvo 245

    The series also received a V6 engine in lieu of the 's inline-six. The Series had MacPherson strut type front suspension, which increased room around the engine bay, while the rear suspension was a modified version of that fitted to the Series. The steering was greatly improved with the installation of rack-and-pinion steering , with power steering fitted as standard to the GL, DL and GL, and there were some modifications made to the braking system in particular the master cylinder.

    The front end of the car was also completely restyled with a "shovel nose" which closely resembled that of the ESV prototype vehicle — that being the most obvious change which made the Series distinguishable from the earlier and Series. Other than all the changes mentioned above, the Series was almost identical to the and Series from the bulkhead to the very rear end.

    1975 volvo 245

    In , a facelift meant a redesigned rear end for sedans, with wraparound taillights and a trunk opening with a lower lip. All models were available with a choice of four-speed manual or a three-speed automatic transmission.

    Overdrive was also optional on the manual GL, while a five-speed manual gearbox was optional on the GL and GL. In the autumn of for the model year in America , the DL estate became available alongside the existing range, and this was the first production Volvo estate to be powered by a six-cylinder engine. The choice of gearbox was also greatly improved, with overdrive now available as an option in all manual models except the base-model L and L. As before, the 3-speed automatic was optional in every model.

    The B21A engine gained three horsepower; a new steering wheel and gearknob were also introduced. The raw bodies were sent from Sweden to Grugliasco for lengthening, reinforcing, and finishing. In the grille was altered, now with a chrome surround. Rear view mirrors were now black, while the front seats were changed as were the emblems, while interval wipers were introduced.

    1975 volvo 245

    The model year brought a full facelift front and rear, the most obvious change being the adoption of flush fitting square headlamps in place of the recessed circular units, whilst the sedans received new wraparound rear lamp clusters and a restyled leading edge to the trunk lid, although the rear of the wagons remained unchanged.

    The GLE was added while the L was cancelled, and the six-cylinder diesel arrived late in the year. For there was yet another new grille, while the station wagons received new, wraparound taillights.

    Volvo 242 T5 (1975) 540hk/600nm



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