<VV> high mileage Volvo--(NO CORVAIR)

Norman C. Witte ncwitte at wittelaw.com
Wed Oct 12 13:20:25 EDT 2005

According to Volvo, it's over 2 million, and he still owns the car.


Norm Witte

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> <the world record is held by a Volvo P1800 at over a
> million miles.  I had heard that Volvo gave the owner a large
> sum of money
> and a brand new Volvo to aquire the car.>
> Volvo used him and the car in advertising.  A few years ago
> Volvo had the car
> at their exhibit at the New York Auto Show.  When I attended
> the show, I
> recognized the owner from commmercials, standing alone off to
> the side.  I
> approached him and asked him if Volvo had hired him to appear
> at the auto show.  He
> said, no, that he just stopped by on his way home from work
> because he wanted
> to hear for himself the comments from show attendees
> regarding his car.  If
> memory serves me correctly, he lived on Long Island and
> racked up most of those
> miles commuting into NYC.
> --Bill Stanley
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