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August 24, 2021

30 Vintage Photos of People Posing With Their Station Wagons

A station wagon, also called an estate (UK) or simply wagon (US), is an automotive body-style variant of a sedan/saloon with its roof extended rearward over a shared passenger/cargo volume with access at the back via a third or fifth door (the liftgate or tailgate), instead of a trunk/boot lid.

The body style transforms a standard three-box design into a two-box design — to include an A, B, and C-pillar, as well as a D-pillar. Station wagons can flexibly reconfigure their interior volume via fold-down rear seats to prioritize either passenger or cargo volume.

When a model range includes multiple body styles, such as sedan, hatchback, and station wagon, the models typically share their platform, drivetrain and bodywork forward of the A-pillar.

Station wagons have evolved from their early use as specialized vehicles to carry people and luggage to and from a train station, especially to estates, and have been marketed worldwide.

Here below is a set of vintage photos from Flickr’s members that shows people with their station wagons.

1 comment:

  1. I like #14 and #15, the 1969 Ford LTD Country Squire; built like a tank, the power of a V8, more room than most people need and the stylish hidden headlight look.




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