The Volvo 240 Story

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Volvo is a company known for safe, reliable, boxy cars. That reputation was solidified in the public’s mind with the Volvo 240. Built for the wild, winter conditions of Sweden, this was a car designed to keep on going, no matter what. And go on it did, with a 19-year production run, outliving its replacement, the Volvo 700 series. So what’s the boxy Volvo got in common with the DeLorean, and how did Volvo win the Touring Car championship without selling any of the 500 type-specific cars it was supposed to?

A very funny video from a guy trying to sell his Volvo 240: