• Volvo Cars celebrates 80th anniversary with first appearance at 2007 Classic Motor Show

    Rare soft top Volvos will be under the spotlight at this year’s Classic Motor Show, held at Birmingham’s NEC from 9th to 11th November. Celebrating 80 years since the first Volvo car left the factory in Göteborg, the company will mark this tremendous milestone with the help of some real motoring rarities, representing the different decades.

    An interesting array of rare Volvo cars will de displayed on the 400 square metre stand situated in Hall 1 of the NEC. Some stunning cars, never seen before in the UK, will no doubt surprise the visitors with their rarity, beauty and condition.

    Among the cars on display at the Volvo stand will be one of the few remaining Volvo 445 Valbo dropheads from 1953, a two-seater glassfibre bodied Volvo Sport from 1956 and a 480 convertible prototype from 1990. A C70 convertible will represent the current Volvo model range.

    Rare Open Top Volvos spanning almost 80 years on the road will be exclusively displayed at the NEC as part of the UK’s biggest classic  motoring extravaganza.