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Volvo LV76-series
Volvo LV 76 Truck 1935 2.jpg
Manufacturer Volvo
Production 1934 - 1940,
approx. 2,250 produced[1]
Predecessor Volvo LV60-series
Successor Volvo Sharpnose
Class Light truck
Engine(s) Volvo sv inline 6
Transmission(s) 4 speed non-syncro manual
Wheelbase 3.4 m (133.9 in) - 3.8 m (149.6 in)[1]
Curb weight 3,000 kg (6,613.9 lb) - 4,750 kg (10,472.0 lb) (gross weight)[1]

The Volvo LV76-79 was a light truck produced by Swedish automaker Volvo between 1934 and 1940.

History

In 1934 Volvo introduced its LV76 series. The truck was available in three versions: LV76 with a payload of 1 tonne, LV77 with a payload of 1.25 tonnes and LV78 with a payload of 1.5 tonnes.[2] In 1935 the truck was modernized with a streamlined radiator cover and the larger EC engine.

In 1936 the series was supplemented with the sturdier LV79.[2]

Engines

Model Year Engine[1] Displacement Power Type
LV76-78 1934 Volvo EB: I6 sv 3,366 cc (205.4 cu in) 65 bhp (48 kW) Petrol engine
LV76-79 1935-40 Volvo EC: I6 sv 3,670 cc (224 cu in) 75 bhp (56 kW) Petrol engine
LV79 1940 Volvo ECG: I6 sv 3,670 cc (224 cu in) 50 bhp (37 kW) Wood gas conversion

References

  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. 2.0 2.1 Volvo Trucks Global - history

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