Specifications

Brand
Volvo
Model
P1800
Construction year
1961-01
Mileage
74424 km
Fuel
Gasoline
Transmission
Manual
Color exterior
Dark Grey - 71
Power
74 kW / 100 HP
Bodywork
Coupe
€ 58.500,-

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Color group exterior
Grey
Cylinder capacity
1780cm3
Cylinders count
4
Doors count
2
Drive type
Rear
Gears count
4
Has carpass
No
Interior color
Red
Is metallic
No
Interior color
Red
Seats count
2
Upholstery
Full leather

Options & equipment

Comfort

Exterior

Infotainment

Lighting

Miscellaneous

Safety

Description

Volvo P1800 Jensen

First registration 01.01.1961

74.424 Km

First year of production

The car has been fully restored 20 years ago

Inline four / 1778cc / 100 hp / 73 Kw / RWD

4-Speed manual transmission with overdrive

Dark gray with red leather interior

Many invoices, original book instructions, magazines, catalogue, picture before restorations,...

A full review of the car in the magazine 'VOLVODRIVE' supplied with the car.

Story

Introduced in 1961, the P1800 was a two-door, four-passenger coupe produced by the Swedish automaker Volvo.

The car was designed by Pelle Petterson, a Swedish designer, and it became famous for its stylish and distinctive design.

The P1800 gained additional fame when it was featured in the popular British television series "The Saint."

The main character, Simon Templar, played by Roger Moore, drove a white Volvo P1800 throughout the show, bringing significant attention to the car and contributing to its iconic status.

The production of the Volvo P1800 spanned over several years, with various updates and improvements made to the model during its lifecycle.

The car featured a reliable and robust four-cylinder engine, providing a good balance between performance and fuel efficiency.

Despite facing some challenges during its production, including a switch in manufacturing from England to Sweden, the Volvo P1800 managed to establish itself as a classic and sought-after collectible car.

The design of the P1800 has endured the test of time, and today, it is appreciated for its vintage charm and iconic status in automotive history.

In recent years, Volvo has embraced its heritage, and the P1800 has inspired modern Volvo models and design elements.

The original P1800 remains a cherished classic among automotive enthusiasts, reflecting the craftsmanship and design ethos of its era.


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