Volvo Cars: 1945-1995 (Pictorial History) (Paperback)

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A comprehensive pictorial history of Volvo cars produced from 1945 up to and including models in production in 1995. This really is the 'go-to' publication if you need to compare specific models.

The many models are categorised and detailed across several chapters. This book is a trip down memory lane for any post-war car enthusiast with fantastic illustrations from several sources, including line drawings, black & white plus colour period photos including interior detail. All models are covered including saloons, sports derivatives, limited editions, estates and coupes. A section on motor sport achievements and TV/movie appearances is included, along with contemporary advertising headlines, complementing the historical content, technical specifications, key production changes and build figures.

Trevor Alder learned to drive and passed his driving test in a 145E, and has previously written and compiled several motoring publications from his massive self-indexed magazine archive. This is a bookshelf-must for anyone interested in a slice of Volvo motoring heritage.

About the Author


Born in the 1960s, Trevor Alder was raised and educated in Essex, England and was eagerly involved in the family horticultural business from a young age. He moved on to become a technical author in the data communications business, employed first by Marconi then BT in his home town of Ipswich. He now works in the electricity distribution industry.Trevor has been an eager collector of historical printed material from a young age, which has led on to the publication of several books. His collection includes full runs of several UK motoring magazines dating back 90 years, as well as a collection of early Range Rovers. In 2006 he and his father self-built a six-wheel Land Rover which they drove to the Sahara desert and back. Trevor was also responsible for the Transport Source Books road-test reprint book series back in the 1990s.He is married with grown up children, and enjoys photography, cycling and a new hobby: driving his electric cars.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781845846138
ISBN-10: 1845846133
Publisher: Veloce Publishing
Publication Date: May 15th, 2024
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: Pictorial History