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Venturer Trident Cars Venturer
 
Style Original design Coupe
Made by Trident Cars
Produced 1966 to 1976
   
The reason the Trident Venturer bears a passing resemblance to early TVRs is because it was supposed to be a TVR. Designed by Fissore of Italy the Trident Venturer was destined for TVR showrooms but financial difficulties meant TVR went into liquidation and Viking Performance, a TVR distributor picked up the rights to the Trident design. Trident Cars Ltd was born.

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Volvo P1800 history

1963 Volvo P 1800 Volvo 1800 ES wagon Volvo P1800 The Volvo P1800 is an automobile from Volvo. The project was started in 1957 because Volvo wanted a sports car, despite the fact that their previous attempt, the P1900 had been a disaster, with only 68 cars sold. The man behind the project was an engineering consultant to Volvo, Helmer Petterson, who in the 1940s was responsible for the Volvo PV 444. The design work was done by Helmer's son Pelle Petterson, who worked at Pietro Frua at that time. The Italian Carrozzeria Pietro Frua design firm (then a recently acquired subsidiary of

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