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1968 Volvo VOLVO 164 Specs

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Quick Facts

Price (when new): 2060

Production Total: 54690

Build Start: 1968

Last on sale: 1975

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Seeking to enter the luxury realms of Jaguar and Mercedes-Benz, Volvo unveiled the 164 in 1968. It was based on the 140-series, albeit with a longer body and 2978cc six-cylinder engine lurking behind its much grander grille, plus generous equipment. On the TE, owners got leather, air conditioning and power steering. The cars started with 145bhp, but when fuel injection arrived in 1971, this rose to 175bhp. The fitment of built-in foglamps from 1969 was a very Jaguar touch, but the 164 failed to appeal as much as the prettier Jags it wanted to emulate, despite the better build quality.

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Specifications

General
1968
1975
164
Dimensions
2720mm
1730mm
1320kg
1440mm
4710mm
Body Details
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Performance
145bhp
2
11s
163lb/ft
110mph
Prices
€2060
€345
€977
€1840
€2415
Other
54690

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