This 1800 ES is in very good mechanical condition and is almost
completely rust free. The odometer reads 102530 miles which is the
mileage since new according to the previous owner. The B20b engine
was completely rebuilt at Hi Performance and has only 700 miles on
it.. Hardened valves were added to accommodate unleaded gas. The
cooling system was also refurbished and updated allowing cool temps
in traffic and on the freeway. A 123+ Bluetooth sound system and
electronic ignition was also added to update the sound and ignition
systems. Other recent work includes: - Full Stainless steel exhaust
- Rebuilt and updated suspension system,
- Bosch alternator conversion
- New carpeting
- New headliner
- Fresh oil change
This is what the manufacturer of this car has to say: "Early in
1959, Volvo presented a new sports car, two years after the
previous attempt with the Volvo Sport, with a body made of
fibreglass-reinforced polyester. The new car became known as the
P1800, with later designations being P1800S/1800S and 1800E. This
new sports car had Italian styling and production began in
As Volvo did not have the capacity to build the car itself,
production during the first years was contracted to England. A
company called Pressed Steel made the bodies, while final assembly
took place at Jensen. Assembly of the P-1800 S was then transferred
to G�teborg and Lundbyverken 1963. Body production too was
transferred to Sweden and Olofstr�msverken. This was in connection
with the 1800 E in 1969. The Volvo P1800 was based on the floor pan
of the Volvo 121/122S, but it had a shorter wheel base. The car
also had an entirely new 1.8-litre, 4-cylinder engine, which
initially developed 100 bhp, later 108, 115 and 120 bhp.
Over the years, the car was developed primarily by the introduction
of new engine alternatives. In the autumn of 1968, a 2.0-litre
engine with an output of 118 bhp was introduced. It was followed in
1969 by a version with fuel injection and an even higher
Model: P1800 / 1800
Variants: P 1800 S, 1800 S, 1800 E
Produced: 1961 - 1972
Body: Coupe 2 2 seater
Engine: 4-cylinder, in-line, overhead valves, 1,778 cc, 84.14 x 80
mm, 100 bhp at 5,500 rpm, increased in 1968 to 108 bhp at 5,800
rpm. A 2.0-litre, 1,986 cc ( 88.9 x 80 mm), carburettor version
appeared in 1968, followed by a fuel-injection version in 1969, 120
Transmission: 4-speed manual or 4-speed manual with overdrive or a
3-speed automatic, all with a floor-mounted gear lever.
Brakes: Hydraulic, discs at front and drums at rear, later models
had discs for all wheels.
Dimensions: Overall length 440 cm,wheelbase 245 cm.
Misc: This Volvo model became very famous as a result of its role
in the films about "The Saint" in which the hero Simon Templar
(Roger Moore) drove the car."
These car have skyrocketed in value recently and this car
represents a very good value as a unrestored solid driver quality
car that needs nothing to be used and enjoyed! This 1964 Volvo is
exempt from California smog certification and comes with a clean
California title. Low rate financing is available with rates as low
as 3.5% APR with approved credit. You can apply directly on our
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