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Norway 1963: VW Beetle and Ford Cortina dominate

Ford Cortina

* See the Top 10 best-selling models by clicking on the title! Many thanks to Rene *

Car sales in Norway are up 8% in 1963 to 48,031 registrations. The VW Beetle is the best-selling model in the country for the 5th year in a row with 8,079 sales and 16.8%, ahead of the Ford Cortina delivering an amazing first full year with 5,747 units sold and a huge 12% share.

Like in 1962, the Opel Rekord/Caravan rounds up the podium at 3,449 sales and 7.2%. The Volvo Amazon gains 66% to rank #4 at 6% while the Opel Kadett makes its first appearance in the Norwegian Top 10 at #5 and the Ford Taurus 12M/15M is up to #6. Notice also the Fiat 1100/1300/1500 at #10, a very rare appearance of the Italian brand at this level in the country.

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Full Year 1963 Top 10 Ranking Table below.

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