Classic cars that ruled roads of Nigeria in the 80s and early 90s

01/30/2018

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Have you seen or owned anyone of them?

We are living in a modern world with a number of state-of-the-art technologies and up-to-date products. Following the trend, the auto industry also comes with considerable and continuous changes in its development. But do you know a list of classic cars that ruled every road in Nigeria very long time ago - the 80s and early 90s? Sure, just a few of us get the answer!

That is why we at Naijauto.com bring you this article because we believe that many car lovers will be very excited about this interesting topic.

1. BMW 5 series

The BMW E28 is the second generation of the BMW 5 Series. Its production lasts from 1981 to 1988. There were 722,328 units made worldwide.

Angular front of a BMW 5 series

BMW 5 series

2. Peugeot 504/Peugeot 505

The two cars were assembled and produced by PAN in Nigeria and official cars used to run on roads in our country. 

Angular front of a Peugeot 504

Peugeot 504

Angular front of a Peugeot 505

Peugeot 505

3. Toyota Land Cruiser FJ60

Angular front of a Toyota Land Cruiser FJ60

Toyota Land Cruiser FJ60

4. Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40

Now the NTVOA Association uses the Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40 for towing cars because of its toughness.

Angular front of a Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40

Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40

5. Volkswagen Beetle -The People’s Car

The car was in the production from 1938 to 2003 with 21,529,464 units made all over the world and 15,444,858 in only Germany.

Angular front of a Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen Beetle -The People’s Car

6. Volkswagen Passat

Production: 1973-1980

Angular front of a Volkswagen Passat

Volkswagen Passat

7. Range Rover Classic

The Range Rover Classic was produced from 1970 to 1996.

Range Rover Classic on the road

Range Rover Classic

8. Volvo 244 DL/245 DL sedan

This classic car was in the production from 1974 to 1993 with 2,862,053 made in the world.

Angular front of a Volvo 244 DL/245 DL sedan

Volvo 244 DL/245 DL sedan

9. Mercedes-Benz 200/230

Angular front of a Mercedes-Benz 200/230

Mercedes-Benz 200/230

10. Honda Prelude/Honda Accord

Angular front of a Honda Prelude

Honda Prelude

Angular front of a Honda Accord

Honda Accord

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