KURT'S CAR

Image Source/Information: BBC DVD; www.imcdb.org; Anders Karlsson (thanks for invaluable car information); TRANSPORT STYRELSEN website

CAR #1: SEASON 1
  • Make: Volvo
  • Model: XC70
  • Registration: BTF 927
  • Colour: Caspian Blue (metallic)
  • Specification: 2.4 litre, diesel, automatic
  • Status Update 02/05/2014: This registration number now belongs to a Black 2012 Mercedes-Benz 246 Diesel. What happened to the Volvo? Was it taken out of Sweden or scrapped?
1.1: SIDETRACKED
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1.2: FIREWALL
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1.3: ONE STEP BEHIND
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CAR #2: SEASON 2 (Episodes 2.1 and 2.2)
  • Make: Volvo
  • Model: XC70
  • Registration: MMU 850
  • Colour: Caspian Blue (metallic)
  • Specification: 2.4 litre, diesel, automatic
  • Status Update 02/05/2014: This 2009 car is now owned by a company in Trollhättan.
2.1: FACELESS KILLERS
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2.2: THE MAN WHO SMILED
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CAR #3: SEASON 2 (Episode 2.3)
  • Make: Volvo
  • Model: XC70
  • Registration: MYC 222
  • Colour: Caspian Blue (metallic)
  • Status: Something is wrong here. The registration MYC 222 belongs to a 1989 SAAB owned by a scrapyard in Malmö since 2007:
  • Registration: MYC 222
  • Make: SAAB 900i 16 AC35D
  • Colour: BLACK
  • Manufactured: 1989
  • Chassis Number: AC35D4K7009649
  • Latest EU Reg Evidence Part 1: 16/07/2007
  • Latest EU Reg Evidence Part 2: 16/07/2007
  • Vehicle Type: PB
  • Vehicle Type Class: I
  • Status Update 02/05/2014: This registration number is no longer in the registry!
2.3: THE FIFTH WOMAN
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CAR #4: SEASON 3

  • Make: Volvo
  • Model: XC70
  • Registration: MYC 222
  • Colour: Seashell or Oyster Grey (both metallic)
  • Status: See CAR #3: SEASON 2 (above). Although this is a different car, it has the same registration.
  • Status Update 02/05/2014: The registration LBJ 308 (see 3.2.11: SIMRISHAMN HARBOUR image 0133/0133a) belongs to a Red 2011 Volvo XC70 that is owned by a company in Göteborg (Gothenburg) and was first driven in Sweden on 01/06/2011.

3.1: AN EVENT IN AUTUMN
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3.2: THE DOGS OF RIGA
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3.3: BEFORE THE FROST
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CAR #5: SEASON 4

  • Make: Volvo
  • Model: XC70
  • Registration: UEU 229
  • Colour: Light Brown (Ljusbrun)
  • Specification: 2.4 litre, diesel, automatic

4.1: THE WHITE LIONESS

No Swedish location in this episode, so no car.


4.2: A LESSON IN LOVE

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4.3: THE TROUBLED MAN

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FINAL WORD

Alas, production of the Volvo XC70 ended on 13/05/2016. And with it ended an era. The last car to leave the production line is now on display at the Volvo Museum in Arendal (near Gothenburg).