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Volvo 1800 E

Nr. Årgang Mærke Model Motor
K300 1970 Volvo 1800 E 2.0L

1970 Volvo P1800 E

 

Denne 1970 Volvo P1800E har den flotte hvide og røde farvekombination. Den starter nemt, kører godt og har lige fået lavet og justeret bremserne. Det flotte læderinteriører med orignale bagagestropper, er i fin stand, dog lidt slidt i føresædet som forventet, men ellers ingen huller og alvorlig slidtage. Den har en fin eftermarked Sony retro kassette-radio.

 

Bilen har den orignale manuel 4-trins gearkasse og originale 4 cylinderet B20E-motor der yder 130hk. 

 

Bilens specifikationer:
Speedometer: 136,996 miles
Motor: 4-cyl., 1986cc/130hk EFI, B20E
Indsprøjtning: Bosch D-Jetronic
Gearkasse: 4-trins manuel
Lak-farve: Volvo farevekode: 42 (California White)
Interiør-farve: Volvo kode: 327-625 (Red)

 

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.

 

Pris som den står uden afgift 148.000 DKK
Pris kosmetisk restaureret (rust, maling, interiører) inkl. afgift 223.800 DKK (Vælg selv farve)

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