1980 - the first turbocharged Volvo car - the Volvo 240 Turbo. Volvo Concept Car (VCC) to test the technical solutions in the fields of energy and the environment. 1981 - the one-millionth Volvo bound for North America left the assembly line. This jubilee car was a silver 240 estate. 1982 - Volvo unveiled the Volvo 760. 1983 - Volvo presented a project for the future - the LCP 2000 (Light Componen...
In February 1982 - 30 years ago - the new Volvo 760 GLE was launched. No typical Volvo, yet unmistakably a Volvo. Seen as elegant and exciting with its characteristic design it was well received. The 760 became the car that actually saved Volvo Car Corporation back then and paved the way to the modern company of today.
With the 760 saloon, introduced in early 1982, Volvo entered the small group of manufacturers of prestige vehicles with superior comfort and high performance levels. With the 760 Estate, introduced in early 1985, Volvo introduced what was virtually the finest estate car in the world.