A Cute Little Volvo from the Late 60's


My last trip to Vienna was an interesting one, from beginning to end. As I stepped out of the Metro Station, before heading on foot to the Airport, I saw this gorgeous classic car. Of course I had to take a few minutes to grab a few shots.

The airplane could wait...

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This is a Volvo 164 and it was only produced between 1968 and 1975. I wasn't even born back then. 😜

This car was designed by Jan Wilsgaard as a luxury version of the Volvo 140 series.

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I know this doesn't look like it nowadays but at that time, this little sedan was considered to be a high end car.

One big advantage of these old cars were the strong bodies and bumpers, which were strong enough to make serious damage, in case of an accident.

Nowadays the bumpers and bodies are much weaker for safety reasons and the shock is now absorbed by new technology such as airbags and contraptions that make the motor fall to the ground.

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Judging from the rear end and the lack of side lamps, this one was most likely built between 1969 and 1972. In 1973, Volvo changed a few things in order to give it an uplift. Personally, I prefer this older version.

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This car is in an amazing condition. Another old timer being very well kept by its owner, no doubt of that. 😊

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I took a few last shots, just for the sake of it. It's not every day I see a classic like this.

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Afterwards, I quickly glanced at the clock, picked up my bag - which you can see sitting next to that black car - and rushed to the airport. Yep, that's my whole luggage whenever I go on holiday. I always travel lightly. 😁


Camera Panasonic Lumix DC-TZ90
Location Porto - Portugal
Photos 6 (Edited with GIMP)
Info Source: Wikipedia - Volvo 164

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11.01.2020 18:26
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It’s beautiful— I’d make the plane wait too 😅

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11.01.2020 18:30
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Yep, I had to stick behind a few minutes but all went well and I arrived on time!

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11.01.2020 18:31
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Very nice article, @trincowksi. I wouldn’t have thought about writing it, but I would’ve stared at the car. Apparently my birth caught the very tail end of its production.

11.01.2020 18:49
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I try to make a few posts about such cars... but they're not easy to find and I'm not actively looking. If I find one by accident, so be it! 😉

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11.01.2020 19:00
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1968 to 1975? Seriously my parents never thought I would exist by then.

The car has a rectangular and unique shape. Looks like a Mercedes product.

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13.01.2020 10:54
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Thank you very much! There are some pretty cool cars out there... but they're not easy to find! 😎

13.01.2020 10:53
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I do like these older Volvos. Not only are they safer, with that thicc steel bodywork, but they're also much simpler and down-to-earth. It's a rather pretty car as well...I don't think I've ever seen a Volvo from this era before.

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12.01.2020 04:37
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This was the first one for me, too! It reminds me of the old Skoda that my grandpa used to drive! 😎

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That's cool! I'm not familiar with Skodas of the 60s, but I do enjoy those old-school designs, with minimal fuss and need to comply with endless regulations.

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Прекрасный репортаж. :)

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12.01.2020 16:22
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She s beautiful and she looks class 👌

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12.01.2020 16:27
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Thank you very much, sir!
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Currently in Bengaluru India. Was in Atlanta, US for 4 yrs and was crazy abt cars ther 😊 That's where I started referring as "she"

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Interesting. To us Portuguese, it's always a masculine noun. 😎

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