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Volvo L340
Volvo L341 Truck 1952
Manufacturer Volvo
Production 1950 - 1956,
approx. 4,900 produced[1]
Predecessor Volvo Sharpnose
Successor Volvo Snabbe
Class Light truck
Engine(s) 3,670 cc (224.0 cu in) 90 bhp (67 kW) Volvo ED: side valve inline 6[1]
Transmission(s) 4 speed non-syncro manual
Wheelbase 3.5 m (137.8 in) - 3.9 m (153.5 in)[1]
Curb weight 5,200 kg (11,464.0 lb) (gross weight)[1]

The Volvo L340 was a light truck produced by Swedish automaker Volvo between 1950 and 1956.

HistoryEdit

The L340, introduced in 1950, was an update of the predecessor L201/202. The mechanical components were the same, but the truck got a more modern front end, mimicking the contemporary taxicab PV831/832.[2]

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Olsson, Christer (1987). Volvo - Lastbilarna igår och idag. Malmö, Sweden: Förlagshuset Norden AB. ISBN ISBN 91-86442-76-7. 
  2. Volvo Trucks Global - history

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