This is how the first Volvo looked like. The designation was OV4 that means Open Wagon, 4 cylinders. Below the hood you got a 1940 cc straight 4 cylinders Sidecam on 28 hp. The chassi where made of wood and got a weight of 1200kg. Top speed was 90 km/h.
In the thirties volvo looked like other cars these years. This is a volvo pv653 from 1933. With a 6 cylinder Sidecam engine and 65 hp it where able to drive faster then 100 km/h. You could buy two types of this car. 653 standard and the 654 Luxury. The 654 had one more spare wheel and reversing light.
You also got an exhibition about Volvo Golf with golfsimulator for you to try
and volvo ocean race with films on the wall and equipment. You could easely spend a whole day here.
Gunnebo Castle is one of Sweden's best and stylistically one
of the purest examples of neo-classical architecture. It is
beautifully situated between two lakes, Rådasjön and Stensjön,
in the Municipality of Mölndal, just south of Gothenburg. At
the moment they are restoring parts of the castle. This is a
webcamera following the work.
Oh! Beg my pardon. I forgot to tell you Sweden is GMT +1 so
the picture is black during our nights.
Please visit this place and go up to the top of building. From there you
are able to watch a little creek from north of sweden with salmon trout
and other wild life belonging here. Under roof you've got a jungle with
the right climate and animals from south america. You will not regret
|Other Museums in the neighbourhood |
The Nordic Watercolour Museum
Gothenburg Natural History Museum
Gothenburg is an old harbour
Another place to make a visit. This place you find at our big lake Vänern.
Looks like it´s taken from the old fairy tales.
Exhibitions, History, Collections on swedish design. The adress is Vasagatan 37-39.
is very popular at the moment because scientists are arguing
where sweden started
The museum is well known for its extensive monthly programme of events, free
admission and generous opening hours.
Museeum of World Culture
Just 100 meters from universeum.