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I know it weighs 140 tonnes, and it does 4 meters to the gallon and yes it’s awful on-road and off-road… but look at it!!!

It’s fantastic.

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First things first, what is a soft spot car?

Essentially it’s a bad/dull car,¬†that I shouldnt like but do.

Might as well start with this, the Volvo 480

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I really love the way this car looks, it was inspired by the Volvo P1800 of the 60’s and 70’s.¬† Yes it’s esentially a wedge of cheese with wheels, but it’s got soo much character. It didn’t win against the Astra or the Escort, but in my heart it wins every time.

This cars spirit lives on today in the Volvo C30, which has the same four seat layout, with the same stylish glass boot-lid. Which was also found on the P1800.

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