Nice 1972 Volvo 1800E with automatic transmission and only 93K miles on the odometer. The car has been fitted with carburetors for improved reliability and drivability. The car runs and drives great. It has been cosmetically restored in 2017 and appears very beautiful, both inside and outside.
Odometer: 93K miles
Engine: B20 with carburetors
History of the 1961-1973 Volvo P1800/1800S/1800E/1800ES:
Volvo was best known for making sturdy but somewhat stodgy sedans in the mold of the PV544 and the 122 Amazon. In the 1950s, Volvo flirted with a sports car with the fiberglass P1900, but quality was miserable as were the driving dynamics of the car. Volvo took another stab at a sporty car with the P1800 in 1961.
Design of the car was until very recently attributed to Frua of Italy, but in reality, it was a family affair, done primarily by a then-young Pelle Pettersen the son of 544 designer Helmer Pettersen. The car at least looked Italian, very much a product of the 1950s rather than the 1960s with neat tail fins and a short greenhouse with a tall beltline. Early cars were assembled by Jensen in West Bromwich, England.
Quality of the Jensen-built cars was, however, not up to Volvo’s standards (and the cars were notoriously rust-prone) so production was shifted to Volvo’s Gothenburg plant in Sweden in 1963 and the model name transitioned from P1800 to 1800S. A few years later, in 1969, the original 1.8-liter B18 engine was replaced with the 2.0-liter B20 for an added 18 hp. Both engines came with dual, English-made SU carburetors. In 1970, the 1800E came with a host of changes including a new instrument panel.
The last major variant was the 1800ES, a two-door wagon with a glass tailgate. Nearly as lovely as the coupe, it remains one of the most successful variations on the sports wagon theme.
Today, parts support for the 1800 remains good, and several specialists are available to take good care of owners.
1971 Volvo P1800 E, right-hand-drive in rare original one-year-only factory turquoise
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1972 VOLVO 1800ES SPORTS WAGON
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1973 Volvo 1800ES = US-specs finished in Orange.
Engine:B20F 2.0 Liter 4 Cylinder
Mileage :94k miles
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First registered 5th June 1972. Currently taxed and driving. One of approximately 88 left in UK (40 of which are sorned)This particular car has UK mot history to 2015. It was imported to Ireland in 2016, where it is MOT /NCT exempt. Mechanically good, but has .....