The Swedish for estate/wagon is, rather wonderfully, “herrgĂ„rdsvagn” which literally means “estate vehicle” or “mansion vehicle”.

As Volvo Cars’ Swedish site puts it:

HerrgÄrdsvagnen frÄn Volvo Àr en ikon i bilvÀrlden

Estatecars from Volvo are an icon in thecarworld (yes, thecarworld. They like their compoundnouns in Scandinavia).

Have an ikon.

Also, have a herrgÄrd. Once private houses of baronial splendour, they tend to be hotels nowadays.

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