SPECIAL QUALITIES OF THE VOLVO VENUS BILO
- Streamlined shape body.
- Built on the chassis of the PV 653
- Six passengers, three in front and three in the back. The utilized body throughout the cars full width.
- Space for ten specially-made suitcases. The longest can have a gentlemans pressed trousers unfolded!
- The cooler is adapted to collect air cooling. The cooler air is routed out over the car where otherwise a vacuum is formed. This vacuum is repealed and appears propulsive. No turbulence occurs and the car will not be easy spattered.
- Volvo Venus was equipped with a free wheel. You had no engine braking to save some fuel but let the brakes have a hard time. The weight was over 2 tons.
- Every body panel was divided into five segments that could easily be dismantled and replaced in case of damage.
- The second spare tire suspended on springs made it possible to hit the back against a wall for example, without damage to the car.
- Rear license plate was covered with glass and lit from the inside.
Owners of Volvo Venus Bilo as far as we know.
- 1933 November 13, Ing. Gustaf L.M. Ericsson, Lidingö | Reg no B101
- 1934 May 15, Volvo Corporation, Gothenburg | Reg no O4132
- 1934 October 4, Dir. Westerberg, Kalmar | Reg no H5314
- 1948 November 2, Dir. Erik Leth Lauritzen, Denmark | Reg no A17-686
- About 1954, Ivar (last name unknown) Denmark
- About 1954 Hans Larsen, Denmark | Reg no C2688
- About 1955 Unknown owner in Denmark who after some defect in the back of the car made his last instalment of the car in -55. Concisting of a workbench, a few boxes of nails and a hammer! Thats were all tracks disappear!