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1966 Volvo car has driven almost 3 million miles

11 July 2012 Last updated at 21:51 BST

Irvin Gordon, the owner of the 1966 Volvo P1800S, says his style of driving and routine maintenance are the key to his car travelling almost 3 million miles.

At the age of 72 he is confident that he and his car have many more miles ahead of them.

Tom Bayly reports.