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    The automaker had a High Mileage Club that dated back to the '60s, but this new club also recognizes people who have simply owned their car for a long time, if not driven it hundreds of thousands or millions of miles. This is a great story…I wish I had the discipline and determination to keep a car for , miles, let alone 3,,!!! The Volvo Sport also known as P is a Swedish fiberglass-bodied roadster of which sixty-eight units were built between and by Volvo Cars. Volvo high mileage badges. Written from the comfort of my Ekornes Stressless Chair.

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    Sac Volvo Club Forum. Forms Join Our Mailing List. Web Browser Note This site is best viewed with: Keep your browser s up-to-date to avoid viewing issues. For more information, click here: About This Site This Site was created with: For more information and resources, click here: Photos near right to far right: George's Grille and Badges February George's , mile odometer milestone March 24, Click on map images to see the larger image in a new tab or window.

    Essential to the National Interest. Photo by Ben Buja [Note: These badges are no longer given out by the Volvo High Mileage Club program. If you would like one of this series of badges, you will need to purchase one on one of the Volvo Forums , on ebay, etc. Photo by Jon Manji [Note: Photo by Jon Manji. Graphic created using mileage badge photos by Ben Buja and mileage service bar photo by Jon Manji.

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    Promotional Flyer autographed by Irv Gordon. Photo by Ben Buja. Color variation in the , mile badges [Note: Photos by George Levy. Click images to see a larger image in a new tab or window. High Mileage Club Award Folder: Alternate Volvo Collection link: Front Left , Back Right. No section about Volvo high mileage awards would be complete without mention of badges awarded by the Volvo Owners Club of the United Kingdom.

    Entry to each is available to anyone throughout the world. Unlike awards from Volvo, these are currently available at only three mileage levels — , bronze , , silver and , gold. Microsoft Internet Explorer v. Get Adobe Reader For more information and to download it: In the beginning… Back when Volvo started to produce cars in , very few people would have thought of an automobile being able to travel over , miles.

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    Gasoline was, relative to income, expensive. Mechanical reliability was relatively low. And, despite the marketing success of cars such as the Ford Model T, the automobile was not nearly as ubiquitous as it is today. Besides, at that time, people generally had no need to travel long distances for work, or to see family and friends. This began to change after World War II. The US Interstate Highway System was started in , making long car trips much more possible than before.

    Gasoline remained relatively cheap. Automotive mechanical reliability improved, partly as a function of better road quality.

    Networks of motels and chain restaurants throughout the United States meant that long road trips were now easily possible. US Interstate Highway Map. Creating the Interstate System. Against this backdrop, Volvo began importing cars into the United States in Before the s, there were, indeed, cars that traveled over , miles. However, even in the s, with the average person driving a car 3, miles annually, such a feat would have taken over 30 years to accomplish, and while this was not impossible, it must have been extremely rare.

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    Remember, too that the year old car of the s was manufactured in the s, and not many survived. Certificate commemorating , miles. Photo by Swedish Embassy Volvo Enthusiast web site.

    Mileage Man - 81,000 miles and counting



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