Volvo LV180 - 193|
Volvo LV290 - 293
1937 - 1951,|
approx. 3,280 produced
|Class||Medium/heavy duty truck|
|Engine(s)||Volvo ohv inline 6|
|Transmission(s)||4 speed non-syncro manual|
|Wheelbase||3.4 m (133.9 in) - 4.7 m (185.0 in)|
|Curb weight||7,500 kg (16,534.7 lb) - 16,000 kg (35,274.0 lb) (gross weight)|
Volvo LV180/190 Edit
The LV180/190-series was presented in the beginning of 1937. The truck shared both front end and engine with the smaller LV90-series while other components were sturdier to cope with heavier loads.
Production ceased in 1943 and the LV180/190-series was replaced by larger versions of the Roundnose.
Volvo LV290 Edit
The "Longnose" LV290 was Volvo’s largest truck so far. With trailing axle the gross weight could reach 13 tonnes. It had a new overhead valve engine, designed by Gotthard Österberg who had come to Volvo when Tidaholm ceased production in 1933. To cover the engine the LV290 had an even longer bonnet than the LV180/190 trucks. During the Second World War many of these trucks had their engines converted to run on wood gas.
From 1947 onwards the LV290 series could be delivered with Volvo’s pre-chamber diesel engine VDB. On these trucks the bonnet had been extended even further to accommodate the large engine. A few trucks were fitted with the larger direct injected VDF engine in 1951 before the Longnose was succeeded by Volvo Titan.
|LV180-193||1937-43||Volvo FC: I6 ohv||4,394 cc (268.1 cu in)||90 bhp (67 kW)||Petrol engine|
|LV180-193||1937-43||Volvo FCH: I6 ohv||4,394 cc (268.1 cu in)||90 bhp (67 kW)||Hesselman engine|
|LV290-293||1937||Volvo FA: I6 ohv||6,724 cc (410.3 cu in)||120 bhp (89 kW)||Petrol engine|
|LV290-293||1937||Volvo FAH: I6 ohv||6,724 cc (410.3 cu in)||120 bhp (89 kW)||Hesselman engine|
|LV290-293||1938-51||Volvo FB: I6 ohv||7,565 cc (461.6 cu in)||140 bhp (104 kW)||Petrol engine|
|LV290-293||1938-46||Volvo FBH: I6 ohv||7,565 cc (461.6 cu in)||140 bhp (104 kW)||Hesselman engine|
|LV290-293||1947-51||Volvo VDB: I6 ohv||8,740 cc (533 cu in)||130 bhp (97 kW)||Pre-chamber diesel|
|LV290-293||1951||Volvo VDF: I6 ohv||9,602 cc (585.9 cu in)||150 bhp (112 kW)||Direct injection diesel|
|Volvo Trucks timeline, 1920s - 1960s|
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