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Is it difficult to get a Volvo P1800?

Is it difficult to get a Volvo P1800?

The Volvo P1800 (or 1800S, 1800E and 1800ES) is a pretty rare Volvo and not very easy to find. They are more expensive than a PV, Duett or Amazon but you’ll get a unique classic car which still has many fans.

How much does a Volvo P1800 cost?

The average price for a Volvo P1800 stands at about $20,000 although there have been auctions fetching all the way up to $77,000 for a car as well.

When was the last Volvo P1800 made?

It was in 1961 the P1800 entered production and it reached showrooms after four years of careful planning and development; remained in production until 1973. From a sales perspective, the P1800 played a modest role for the company, but from an image viewpoint, it played a far bigger role than any previous Volvo model.

Did Volvo make a P1800 convertible?

Volvo never produced a convertible version of the 1800, but such cars were produced in the aftermarket most notably by Volvoville of New York, who offered them through their dealership after locally modifying stock coupes. Between 1964 and 1969 Volvoville sold some 30 convertible P1800.

Is a Volvo P1800 reliable?

From a technical point of view, the shortened platform and mechanics of the Volvo P1800 were based on the reliable Volvo Amazon. The P1800 features a rear-wheel drive, front-mounted engine and rear rigid axle….Under the Hood of the P1800.

Specification Volvo P1800
Top speed 105mph
Acceleration 0-60mph 12.5 seconds

Does the Volvo P1800 have power steering?

Because the electric power steering system is truly speed sensitive it will steer light at low speeds and not become lighter at high speed. The amount of assistance can be selected by turning a potentionmeter, the driver can select the desired feel (i.e. more assistance with wider tyres and/or smaller steering wheel.

Where is the 3 million mile Volvo now?

By May 2018, Gordon had hit over 3.25 million miles with his car but sadly, he passed away a few months after. The record-holding P1800 is now under the ownership of Volvo and still being driven, and Hagerty’s latest video aims to take a closer look at the famed classic in memory of its owner for over five decades.

Where was the Volvo P1800 made?

As Volvo did not have the capacity to build the car itself, production during the first years was contracted to the UK. Pressed Steel in Scotland made the bodies and final assembly took place at Jensen Motors Ltd. in West Bromwich.

Is Volvo P1800 unibody?

Volvo P1800 Models and Specifications Body: Pressed steel unibody based on a shortened version of the Volvo 120 Series Amazon.

What engine did the Volvo P1800 have?

The Volvo P1800 was based on the floor pan of the Volvo 121/122S, but it had a shorter wheel base. The car also had an entirely new 1.8-litre, 4-cylinder engine, which initially developed 100 bhp, later 108, 115 and 120 bhp.

How many Volvo P1800 are left in the world?

2021 2019
VOLVO P1800 136 130

What is high mileage for a Volvo?

Overall, expect to see your Volvo vehicle last for over 200,000 miles if you give it proper care each year.