Midlife crisis car: Check

Discussion in 'Other Manufacturers' started by brick, Sep 22, 2013.

  1. brick

    brick Answers to "that guy."

    So I was drooling over Volvo's recent Concept Coupe earlier today:

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    Toward the end of the Swedespeed album...right before my wife started asking me what the **** was so interesting on my computer in the other room...I noticed something that, not surprisingly, nobody else in the world seems to care much about:

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    (If I did this right you should be able to click on it and go to the higher-res original.)

    So now I don't feel so bad. Naturally, this is just a concept that probably bears little resemblance to anything Volvo will bring to American shores. But a guy can dream. I'll have to stash this in my PHEV pr0n folder.
     
  2. xcel

    xcel PZEV, there's nothing like it :) Staff Member

    Hi Tim:

    Best Pr0n on the net! And hopefully your wife agreed ;)

    Wayne
     
  3. phoebeisis

    phoebeisis Well-Known Member

    Tim

    Not bad
    FOR A VOLVO!!

    Just kidding-nice car
    when I was a kid I always liked that 1960's Volvo sports car(looked a little like STUDEBAKER or even an Avanti??) forget the model-but it is the one that guy with 2,000,000 miles or so drives-yeah cool car-slightly odd looking but cool odd -
    not 1969 Japanese Godzilla weird styling odd-
     
  4. PaleMelanesian

    PaleMelanesian Beat the System Staff Member

    P1800. Reports say he just passed 3,000,000 miles.
     
  5. phoebeisis

    phoebeisis Well-Known Member

    Andrew-thanks!!
    Yes that is it. P1800

    3,000,000 miles ?? A CAR??? I'm proud of my 223,000 Suburban(only 28,000 are mine)
    3 MILLION MILES-MOON AND BACK 6 TIMES!
    120 times around the equator??

    3,000,000 miles !!
     
  6. PaleMelanesian

    PaleMelanesian Beat the System Staff Member

    I believe it's a '67 model, making the math come out to...

    178 miles per day, every day, for 46 years. :eek:
     
  7. phoebeisis

    phoebeisis Well-Known Member

    Wow!
    150,000 Gallons !!!
     
  8. ALS

    ALS Super Moderator Staff Member

    It's a 1966 BTW.

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  9. phoebeisis

    phoebeisis Well-Known Member

    Yeah-that is it!
    Vaguely reminds me of a Studebaker for some reason-
     

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