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VOLVO 345 Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 1
First production year: 1979
Engines: Gasoline
Body style: Hatchback

1979 - 1982

When Volvo acquired DAF's automobile division, it had a pleasant surprise: the Dutch engineers already had a plan for a new compact car born as the Volvo 300 series. DAF was losing money with its automobile range and got rid of it at the beginning of the '70s. On the other hand, Volvo needed a factory inside the European Economic Community (EEC) to sell its vehicles without custom cha...

full description and technical specifications
gasoline engines:

  VOLVO 345 1.4L 4MT (64 HP)

  VOLVO 345 1.4L 4MT (70 HP)

  VOLVO 345 2.0L 4MT (95 HP)