The moment today becomes yesterday, it also becomes history. And the longer the story, the more to tell. 1927 marks the starting point of Volvo cars. Since then, a steady flow of Volvo models have left the different Volvo plants, making automotive history. All with their own story to tell. Volvo Cars Heritage is a section dedicated to these cars, to our company history and to the enthusiasts that help us keep the Volvo heritage alive.
Can My Car Live Forever?
Irv Gordon, a retired science teacher from East Patchogue, New York, has managed to keep his 1966 Volvo P1800 going for four decades and over 2.7 million miles. How has he managed it, and can this recipe for longevity help the human body go the extra mile? Neil deGrasse Tyson visits Irv and takes a spin in his one-of-a-kind car. Catch this great episode that originally aired on January 26th, 2011 on PBS.