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Volvo 262 : 1975

3329 produced.
Filed under:  Coupe
 
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n/a V6 n/a 1975 - 1977
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The Volvo 262 was a rare version in the Volvo 260 family.


volvo 262 75

1975 Volvo 262.

It was based on the same 2-door body used for the 242, but it naturally had the 260-series components and frontal appearance.

A limited volume of this model was produced specifically for the North American market during a period of two years.

Unlike the Bertone-built 262C (Coupé) the 262 had an identical roofline compared to the 242 model.

Specifications.
• Model: 262
• Produced: 1975 -1977
• Volume: 3329
• Body: 2-door saloon
• Engine: V6 OHC, 2,664 cc.
• Transmission: 4-speed manual, 4-speed manual with electrical overdrive or 3-speed automatic.
• Brakes: Hydraulic, disc brakes on all four wheels.
• Dimensions: Overall length 490 cm,wheelbase 264 cm.

(source: Volvo)


volvo logo2006 lg

(March 2006). Volvo is introducing a reworked identity as part of widespread changes to the way it markets itself.

The Swedish motor vehicle manufacturer has appointed branding agency Bite to develop its logo as part of a plan to elevate the marque's iron symbol to give it the same level of prominence as the Volvo mark.

The changes, which are the brand's most significant in 75 years, are intended to eradicate inconsistencies in the application of the Volvo identity across its models and communications.

The company also wants to make greater use of the iron symbol, which it claims is recognised as a good illustration of the strength and endurance of its vehicles.

The changes to the logo are subtle, with the iron mark now more curved and thicker bevelled edges. The shape of the arrow has also been changed slightly. The blue of the "Volvo" script is retained, but the silver used for the iron mark is now a softer matt shade in an attempt to give it a more luxurious feel.

The new look will be introduced across all the brand's promotional activity -- previously it had used only the word "Volvo".

The reworked logo will first appear on the C30 model, which is due to be launched at the Paris Motor Show in September, and international promotional material for the model. Volvo hopes the C30 will rid it of its traditional association as a safe choice of family car and make it appeal to a younger and broader audience.

The changes follow Volvo's decision to relaunch its customer magazine, which is produced by Redwood Publishing.

LINKS
Volvo   Official site.
Volvo Owners Club   Official site.
 
 
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akrok design2190 days ago

man, it looks difference with round lights.

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