Volvo P1800

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Volvo P1800. 1961–3 (prod. 6,000 approx.). 2-door coupé. F/R, 1780 cm³ (I4 OHV). Sport coupé from Volvo, replacing unloved P1900, with styling by Pelle Petterson of Frua. Volvo parts’ bin used for mechanicals, while vehicle made by Jensen Motors, with bodies by Pressed Steel in Linwood, Scotland. Some quality concerns. Engines were reliable, having their origins in Volvo truck units. Used in TV series The Saint.


Manufacturing location: West Bromwich, West Midlands, England

Marque: Volvo | Predecessor: Volvo P1900 | Successor: Volvo 1800S

 

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