This vehicle was made more famous by Erich Honecker who was then the head of communist East Germany. Top executives of the Politburo also travelled in this same car model as these were imported officially by the state firm. Nearly a thousand of these were imported in 1977.
Designed specially by Bertone (Italy) the Volvo 264 TE (TE stands for Top Executive) was the Volvo 244 DLS model that was modified by coachbuilder Yngve Nilssons Karosseri Abin (now called Nilssons) for their client i.e. the communist government of erstwhile East Germany (DDR).
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|Box Dimension (in inches)||7 x 3 x 3|
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