Swedish for Kaiser – Volvo’s 1953 Philip prototype

Photos by Per-Borge Elg.

[Editor’s note: This story, by Per-Borge Elg, Editor, Motorhistoriskt Magasin, Sweden, comes to us via Michael Lamm. We extend thanks to Motorhistoriska Sallskapet i Sverige, the Swedish club that publishes Motorhistoriskt Magasin.]

Wealthy Swedes have long preferred American cars. Sweden’s largest auto manufacturer, Volvo, capitalized on that fact with such series as the postwar PV 444 and PV 544, which looked a very much like  7/8th-scale 1942-’48 Fords.


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