Press Release
Date of issue   Jun 26, 2013 | ID: 49796

VOLVO 142 (1967-1974)

The two-door version in the 140-series, the Volvo 142, was introduced early in the summer of 1967 - in other words, less than a year after the 144.

 

This 2-door model had the same technical design as the 4-door model. The doors were naturally longer and the front backrests could be folded forward to make it easier to get into the rear seat.

 

One major difference between the 142 compared with the 144 was that the 2-door version only had two side windows, while the 144 had three.

 

The price of the Volvo 142 was slightly lower than for the corresponding 4-door model, and the car was also about 40 kg lighter.

 

MODEL SPECIFICATIONS

 

Model: 142

Produced: 412,986

Body: 2-door saloon

Engine: 4-cylinder, in-line, overhead valves, 1,778 cc, 84.14 x 80 mm, and 1,986 cc, 88.9x80 mm, in several power versions.

Transmission: 4-speed manual, 4-speed manual with electrical overdrive or 3-speed automatic.

Brakes: Hydraulic, disc brakes on all four wheels.

Dimensions: Overall length 464 cm, wheelbase 260 cm

Media Contacts

 

Per-Åke Fröberg

Director Volvo Cars Heritage

Volvo Car Group

 

Phone: +46 31 3257654

Mobile: +46 31 3257654

per-ake.froberg@volvocars.com

 

   
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Descriptions and facts in this press material relate to Volvo Car Group's international car range. Described features might be optional. Vehicle specifications may vary from one country to another and may be altered without prior notification.