For Sale: 1960 Volvo 1800S in Carnation, Washington

Vehicle Description

  • Seller’s Description:

    1960 Volvo Custom Sports Roadster Completed by Giordano’s Vintage Motors (GVM) in 2022 for our client, this unique, hand built, supperlegga constructed steel roadster is now on consignment with our dealership. Below is a description and comments on this custom build. Body:Superleggera style construction. ¾ steel tubing with steel body panels welded and riveted to this framing. Overall high quality construction with significant structural upgrading by our shop in the style of period road racing cars. The hand-built steel body and interior is in the style of 50s or 60s Lotus sports racers, and Italian sports and racing cars. The original, steel front-hinged bonnet has custom air scoop and chrome bonnet hold-down pins, GVM designed and fabricated many aluminum panels in the engine compartment and interior in a vintage race car style. Frame/ Chassis; The original ladder frame in parts was claimed by previous owner to be from a 1960 Volvo 544. The original suspension, rear end, brakes and steering were also Volvo 544, now upgraded to later Volvo P1800. This frame was cut down to allow lower seat height . Almost all of the frame the rear bulkhead back, including bracing for the fuel cell. and firewall forward (except part of the front frame rails). We fabricated, :1-1/ 2 steel tubing to support the frame and provide passenger and driver side impact protection. Steel bracing and aluminum cladding in the style of period road racing cars was fabricated. . Drivetrain: The car is powered by a Volvo P1800 B20 2 liter inline 4 engine professionally built by Autosport of Seattle with all stock with a D cam high end rebuild with break-in miles only. engine Engine was completely re-machined with replacement valves, new bearings, gaskets and an upgraded front cover and seal system to prevent leaks common with this engine. Fuel system included a new fuel cell, dual, OEM Italian Weber 40 DCOE carburetors and new Volvo sports Intake manifold. The transmission is a factory P1800 four-speed overdrive manual. The overdrive is currently not activated and is bypassed. Fuel system new proximally 10 gallon fuel cell. Electric feel pump. 1960s Corvette Radiator. New Dodge colt rack and pinion steering system, Steering column is an aftermarket custom unit. New period style gauges. Push button starter. Racing style electrical shut off switch. New clutch kit hoses. Suspension and Brake system. Front suspension is “modern”, Volvo 740 including lower control arms, spindles. disk brakes and adjustable, coil over front struts. Four link rear suspension utilizes a Volvo P1800 narrowed, axel assembly, new axles, adjustable coil springs with KYB performance shocks and rebuilt P1800 disc brakes. Custom parking brake with leather boot. Wheels are Volvo 15 inch steel wheels in the style of 1950s Jaguar racers. . The custom exhaust system includes ceramic coated tube headers with full stainless exhaust system-a single piper splits to dual pipes coming out the back. Not installed on the car presently but included with this car is a custom, stainless steel rear bumper.. This bumper is included with the car and will require removal of the tail lamps where the bumper mounting frame mount is located. Interior: The interior design was designed similar to 1950s Ferrari sports cars. Our client requested a vintage race car style which fit the body of the car. The custom built interior by GVM and Jimmy’s Upholstery features custom built leather seats, headrest, quilted door and side panels with side pockets for map sunglasses etc. and rear bulkhead panels with quilted panels carried through into the engine compartment. Wood Steering wheel, aluminum center dash new carpeting with leather in vinyl edging Upgrades added to the car by GVM include all new wiring with new electrical panels, switches and guages. New fuel-cell and removable, steel access body cover, stainless roll hoop, drivers rear Cowel with leather headrest with hidden storage compartment with interior actuated latch assembly. (note in photos we did not have headrest latched and its popped up at rear). Four-point safety belt system with quick relase, cam locks. Other detailing and features include custom-made, Tail lamp assemblies with aluminum housing with Austin Healey glass lenses. Custom aluminum windshield frame with GVM0built alloy side supports Lexan windshield, and Porsche 356 Speedster aero mirror. Steel front mesh front grill. A variety of vintage and new Volvo badging and emblems are included but not installed on the car. This is a stylish, one of a kind, custom sports car that is fun to drive, and would be a special car in an enthusiast’s collection. Clear, WA State USA title in our dealership name. The car is ready to ship worldwide.

    Email using the button below or call Jim Giordano.
    Located in Carnation, WA at Giordano''s Vintage Motors. We Buy, Sell, Consign and Trade Sports, Muscle, Collector Cars and Rods, Motorcycles, Parts and collectables. Come visit our indoor showroom or view our inventory online at - details above. As well as actively buying and trading vehicles, we welcome consigned vehicles, and offer low consignment sales commissions and no consignment fees, putting more money back in your pocket. We are experts at locating and appraising vehicles, and can help value your vehicle for insurance, estate settlement or in preparation for selling. We have hundreds of satisfied customers, and will work hard to earn your trust. You can visit our showroom at 4501 Tolt Avenue, Carnation, WA 98014. Or view our website at: - details above. You can email us or call Jim at the details below. We hope to hear from you! VIN posted at dealership. The price for this vehicle as equipped does not include charges such as: License, Title, Registration Fees, State or Local Taxes, Finance Charges, Credit Investigation, Optional Credit Insurance, Physical Damage or Liability Insurance, Delivery Fees, or a negotiable $100 Documentary Service Fee. This website and Dealership makes no representations, expressed or implied, to any actual or prospective purchaser or owner of this vehicle as to the existence, ownership, accuracy, description or condition of this vehicle's listed equipment, accessories, price or any warranties. Any and all differences must be addressed prior to the sale of this vehicle

  • Price: $69,995

Vehicle Details

  • 1960 Volvo 1800S
  • Listing ID: CC-1625725
  • Price: $69,995
  • Location:Carnation, Washington
  • Year:1960
  • Make:Volvo
  • Model:1800S
  • Exterior Color:Red
  • Interior Color:Tan
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Engine Size:Inline 4
  • Odometer:0
  • Stock Number:60VOLVOCUSTSPRTS01
  • Trim Level:Hand Built Steel Roadster
Listed By:
Giordano's Vintage Motors
4501 Tolt Ave.
Carnation, WA 98014

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