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Volvo Duett (Sweden, 1953-1969)

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A commercial version of the PV had to be designed, using a light but strong separate chassis frame. The production of this chassis started in the summer of 1949. It was similar to the PV444 in size and price, as well as in appearance because the front wings and bonnet came straight off the 444. The 445, however, was distinguished from the 444 by having a grille with five horizontal chrome bars instead of four. Payload was slightly above 500kg depending on body version. A pickup was lighter and could carry more weight than a heavier van. However, those who used the 445 on a daily basis soon discovered that the car was capable of carrying much more than it was officially allowed to do.

The small 1.4 litre OHV four with its 40 hp had power enough to propel the car efficiently in urban traffic. Its low gearing provided very good acceleration but made the car noisy and thirsty at higher speeds on longer runs. The mechanics and all other equipment were all PV444 e...


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PV445 Duett
PV445 Duett
1953, 0cc, 0cv,
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P210 Duett
P210 Duett
1960, 0cc, 0cv,
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