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Poland 1974: FSM Syrena 105 best-seller

The FSM Syrena 105 is #1 in Poland in 1974. Thanks to one of our readers Jakub Gurba we can share with you today the oldest data so far for Poland, in 1974. As expected for the time, the Top 10 is entirely composed of cars from the Eastern Block…

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World 1974: Toyota Corolla takes command

Toyota Corolla * See more detail by clicking on the title! * While going through old issues of Wheels magazine I came across an article that hinted at the best-selling models in the world in 1974. This is the oldest official information about the world best-sellers I could get my…

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Sweden 1971-1974: Volvo 140 continues to dominate

1973 Volvo 144 * Many thanks to Torbjörn for making this update possible! * I only have official sales data for the best-selling model in Sweden over the period: the Volvo 140 Series. Launched in 1967, the Volvo 140 grabbed the pole position in 1968 and kept it for 7 consecutive…

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Finland 1974: Lada 1200 new best-seller

The Lada 1200 is the best-selling vehicle in Finland in 1974. * See the Top 50 All-brands and Top 50 models by clicking on the title * The new car market in Finland is down a steep 18.5% in 1974 to return to five-digit figures at 96.097 units. Fiat reclaims…

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UK 1972-1973: Ford Cortina best seller

1970 Ford Cortina * See the Top 10 best-selling models by clicking on the title! * In 1972, the UK new car market shoots up by a huge 27% to a record 1,637,775 registrations before stabilising (+1%) in 1973 at 1,661,639 units. The imports market share is up to 23.5%…

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