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For Sale: 1964 Volvo P1800E in Laguna Beach, California

$17,500  

Vehicle Description

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 system,
- 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 1961.

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 output.

Technical Specifications
Model: P1800 / 1800
Variants: P 1800 S, 1800 S, 1800 E
Produced: 1961 - 1972
Volume: 39414
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 bhp.
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 website (www.lagunaclassiccars.com) by clicking on the "Financing" tab.
We can also arrange delivery to almost anywhere.

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Vehicle Details

  • 1964 Volvo P1800E
  • Listing ID:CC-1469899
  • Price:$17,500
  • Location:Laguna Beach, California
  • Year:1964
  • Make:Volvo
  • Model:P1800E
  • Exterior Color:Red
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:2740
  • Stock Number:1969536
  • VIN:19740