Volvo 1962 P1800 Review – The Volvo P1800 was a sports car launched by Volvo in 1959, after only two years since the Swedish company came with a similar model named Volvo Sport. The new Volvo P1800 was originally dubbed the Volvo Sport but, as time went on and the car became increasingly popular, it was called P1800. It is interesting to note that Volvo developed the car with the help of two British companies, Pressed Steel, which designed the body, and Jensen, who assembled the car.
After experiencing the difficult last few years, they reversed the situation with new technologies and the direction of the fresh and distinctive design that owed inspiration on the classic P1800, P1800 made by Jensen Motors Ltd. Is experiencing a revival in popularity, and we have spent time with a remarkable example of genuine. 1800 did not change visually in 13 years.
Volvo 1962 P1800 Release
This fantastic Volvo P1800 was built in 1962. Only 6,000 of these rare P1800 types are manufactured in factories in the UK. The car was fully restored by ER Classics in 2019. There is no cost saving in this restoration to bring Volvo in absolute peak condition to the smallest detail. The engine and gearbox have also been completely renovated. Are you looking for the most beautiful and best-restored Volvo Jensen P1800 on the market? Then this is the car you are looking for. You are very welcome in our showrooms in Waalwijk to come and see this Volvo.
Volvo 1962 P1800 Interior
Volvo 1962 P1800 on interior door panels coated solid brass, held with a small clip that must be fitted by hand-this continues to continue throughout the interior in a complete circle. When they moved production to Sweden, the strip door was replaced with pre-formed plastic that was glued to the panels, and the rear compartment trim disappeared. Chromium exterior becomes cheaper plated aluminum and polished stainless steel. It was very labor-intensive to build, at first, the English language used for it, all they did was by hand.
Volvo 1962 P1800 Engine
So the sporty 2 + 2 production version is powered by Volvo’s new four-cylinder engine B18 and utilizes 120 powerful Amazon mechanics-coming from the UK. The body will be constructed by the Pressed Steel Company plant in Scotland, while the final assembly will be handled by Jensen Motors in the UK, also home to the production of 3000-Austin-Healey. 6,000 the first car of the 1800 series (the only one with the designation “P1800 “) has problems with the suitability of the panels, but the concept car is as in design and their detail work.
Specifications type Engine: OHV inline-four, iron-beam and head cylinder removal: 1,778 cc Bore x Stroke: 84.14 x 80 mm Compression ratio: 9.5:1 Fuel Delivery: Twin SU 1-inch HS-6 Carburetor Horsepower @ RPM: 100 @ 5,500 torque @ RPM: 108-lb. ft. @ 4,000. Transmission type: Manual Four speeds are fully synchronized with electronic overdrive. Front Suspension: Independent; A-arm, Loop Spring, telescopic shock, rear anti-roll bar: Rigid axles, spring loop, telescopic shock, trailing arms, and track rod.
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