VOLVO Product Plate - 1967 to 1971 544, 120, 1800
The type starts with 5 numbers, followed by a letter or a number. The 7th digit is a letter but it is not always present. The table below shows 2 examples.
|The first 2 digits of the type identifies the chassis.
|The 3rd digit of the type identifies the engine
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|The 4th digit of the type identifies the destination market.
|The 5th digit of the type identifies the transmission.
|The 5th digit of the type identifies the steering Position
|Letter identifying the model year:
The production identification letter is not always present on the identification plate. If the letter is not present, the year of the car can be determined with the chassis number (Ch. Nr.) by looking up it the production tables.
Note that this is a 123GT because only the 123GT had the B18b engine in 1967, as described in the 120 Production Tables.
Chassis Number (Ch. Nr)
A consecutive number assigned to each chassis produced. Each chassis style (2 doors, 4 doors and wagon) have a unique set of number. The year can be determined with the chassis number (Ch. Nr.) by looking up it the production tables.
The upholstery code identifies the style, colors and materials covering the interior of the car. The code is different for 2-door, 4-door and station wagon models. The materials and colors changed almost every year and therefore many codes exists for the same car. For example there are 7 different upholstery codes just for the 1963 120 4 door.
S- Special equipment code
This code identifies the special equipment on the car.
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