VOLVO P1800 ENG SUBS
Groot, lomp en vierkant. Voor elegant design moet je niet bij Volvo zijn.
De P1800 is de spreekwoordelijke uitzondering op de regel.
Volvo heeft de reputatie dat het verhuisdozen op wielen verkoopt. De enige
modellen die de afgelopen jaren enigszins afweken van die traditie, waren
de van Nederlandse bodem afkomstige Volvo 480 en --vooruit -- de C30. Al
vinden we bij Cine Cars ook de 780 Coupé van Bertone best fraai. Maar we
De P1800 was voor Volvo een enorme stijlbreuk toen hij aan het begin van de
jaren '60 op de markt kwam. Deze sportcoupé was radicaal anders dan pakweg
de Amazone en de PV544 'Katterug'. Maar als we er even over nadenken was
het helemaal niet zo vreemd dat de P1800 zo anders was. Ontwerper Pelle
Petterson had bij de Italiaanse carrosseriebouwer Frua ruimschoots de
gelegenheid gehad om zijn talent fijn te slijpen, wat verklaart waarom we
in de vormen van de P1800 een vleugje Italië ontwaren. Daarbij kwam deze
flamboyante verschijning precies op tijd voor de woelige jaren '60. Ook
Roger Moore was blij, want als detective Simon Templar beschikte hij in de
TV-serie The Saint over een spierwitte P1800.
Ook Roel ter Haar is gevallen voor de charmes van zijn Zweedse schone.
Zodanig zelfs dat zijn wederhelft de auto Angela noemde, omdat Roel meer
tijd doorbracht met zijn auto dan met zijn vriendin. Ruim drie jaar was
Roel in de avonduren en de weekenden bezig met zijn P1800, die de hitte in
Californië niet bepaald goed had doorstaan. Zo verliefd was Roel dat hij
niet één P1800 kocht, maar twee. Het tweede exemplaar ruilde hij voor een
motorrevisie en een nieuw aangelegde draadboom. Dat is nog eens een slimme
Aan alles komt een einde, dus ook aan de restauratie van de P1800 van Roel.
Na drie jaar bloed, zweet en tranen te hebben gestort, kon hij eindelijk op
pad met zijn Volvo. De auto is technisch in uitstekende staat, maar zijn
leeftijd is hem hier en daar aan te zien. Roel maalt niet om kleine krasjes
op sierlijsten, of een scheurtje in de stoel. Ondanks zijn leeftijd wordt
er met deze P1800 ook niet zachtzinnig omgesprongen. Dit is een van die
weinige klassiekers waarvoor 's winters de winterbanden van zolder worden
gehaald. Zo mogen we dat graag zien.
Swedish Ops (Project Changling) Volvo P1800 Pro-Touring Build (Vox Rendition Themed Body Styling)
This 1966 Volvo P1800 is being built in the theme of the Mattias Vox P1800
renditions that have been floating around the internet for some time, and
it is time for the car to actually be built.
This build will be running all the top options Swedish Ops front and rear
suspension kits, along with all of the General Motor LS V8 conversion kits,
so it will have modern capability to go with the more modern build style.
The plan is to run the new Super Charged LS9 and have the car at a daily
driver 700+ horsepower, along with all
of the modern conveniences to make it an enjoyable daily driver car..
There is an obscene amount of custom work with the build, and although we
have the basic covered with the Swedish Ops conversion products, there is
still a lot of one off body mods and fab work necessary to get the overall
styling cues that are represented with the Vox Renditions.
Cockshoot cup 2006 MG racing
The highs and lows of club racing from fierce battling for position to
engine blow up, back to racing. My MGB race season of 2006, in the MGCC
Cockshoot club championship. Circuits on the video are Silverstone, Oulton
park, Mallory park and Croft.
Volvo P1800S S 1968 B18 Sport Coupe Classic Youngtimer Manual Project Review For Sale
Volvo P1800S S 1968 Rare Sport Coupe Classic Youngtimer Manual Project
Review For Sale http://www.1ownercarguy.com This is a really cool 68 Volvo
P1800 that is nice and clean and just needs a little work. It has the B18
which was a good powerful motor in these cars. It has a push button start
and the car cranks but can't quite get it to fire off. Losing the keys
didn't help either. The body is very clean on this car and I love the look
of these cars. The paint is in excellent condition and has a nice shine to
it and I really like this dark green colo. Even still has the factory wheel
covers that look great. This was Volvo's version of a sports car and they
did a pretty good job. The interior is cool with the red and black two
tone. The seats are red and everything else is black. Everything is in nice
condition and shows little wear. Will make someone a very nice car once you
fix it up a little bit.
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It began to appear that Volvo might never produce the P1800. This motivated
Helmer Petterson to obtain financial backing from two financial firms with
the intention of buying the components directly from Volvo and marketing
the car himself. At this point Volvo had made no mention of the P1800 and
the factory would not comment. Then a press release surfaced with a photo
of the car, putting Volvo in a position where they had to acknowledge its
existence. These events influenced the company to renew its efforts: the
car was presented to the public for the first time at the Brussels Motor
Show in January 1960 and Volvo turned to Jensen Motors, whose production
lines were under-utilised, and they agreed a contract for 10,000
cars. The Linwood, Scotland, body plant of manufacturer
Pressed Steel was in turn contracted by Jensen to create the unibody shell,
which then taken by rail to be assembled at Jensen in West Bromwich,
England. In September 1960, the first production P1800 (for the 1961 model
year) left Jensen for an eager public.
Volvo 1800ES prototype by Frua
As time progressed, Jensen had problems with quality control, so the
contract was ended early at 6,000 cars. In 1963 production was moved to
Volvo's Lundby Plant in Gothenburg and the car's name was changed to 1800S
(the 'S' indicating Swedish assembly). The engine was improved with an
additional 8 hp (6 kW). In 1966 the four-cylinder engine was updated to 115
hp (86 kW). Top speed was 175 km/h (109 mph). In 1969 the B18 engine was
replaced with the 2-litre B20B variant of the B20 giving 118 bhp (89 kW),
though it kept the designation 1800S.
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Classic Car Record: Volvo P1800 3 Million Mile Motor
Classic Car Record: Volvo P1800 3 Million Mile Motor
Auto mad Irvin Gordon is set to enter the record books when his beloved
classic car Volvo P1800 clocks up a staggering THREE MILLION miles. And
incredibly the 70-year-old's classic car Volvo P1800 - which he bought in
1966- has NEVER broken down. To date, Irvin's classic Volvo P1800 has had
857 oil changes, 30 drive belts, 150 points and spark plugs - and guzzled
120 bottles of transmission fluid. The retired school teacher bought the
classic Volvo P1800 convertible for £2,650 after a THREE-HOUR test drive
with a friend. In 2009, the classic car received a Guinness World Record
for the 'Highest Vehicle Mileage', clocking in excess of 2,721,000 miles.
Videographer / Director: Laurentiu Garofeanu
Producer: Liam Miller
Editors: Joshua Douglas / Ian Phillips
MOTOR-mad Irvin Gordon is set to enter the record books when his beloved
Volvo clocks up a staggering THREE MILLION miles.
And incredibly the 70-year-old's runaround - which he bought in 1966- has
NEVER broken down.
To date, Irvin's car has had 857 oil changes, 30 drive belts, 150 points
and spark plugs - and guzzled 120 bottles of transmission fluid.
The retired school teacher bought the convertible for £2,650 after a
THREE-HOUR test drive with a friend.
Irvin, from Long Island, New York, said: "I just couldn't get out of the
car. I was having such a good time.
"I spent all Friday night, all day Saturday, all day Sunday and came back
Monday for a 1500 mile check up.
"Most people think it's crazy that I've clocked up so many miles -- but
driving is my drug of choice.
"Where other people get rid of their cars after a few years, I've never got
tired of mine.
"I used to go on driving holidays and had a 125 mile commute to work every
day -- so the miles just added up."
Over 46 years with his car Irvin has driven through the USA, UK, Sweden,
Denmark, Germany, France, Holland, Canada and Mexico.
He averages 60,000 miles a year - but can do as many as 100,000.
He said: "I'm sure I'll feel very bad once I find out how much I've spent
on maintaining the car - I spent thousands of dollars every year on
"But I like to drive -- it's my hobby.
"I choose to spend my time at the gas station filling the car up."
Divorced Irvin says one benefit of being on the road so much is he knows
American highways so well he no longer needs a map.
He said: "My friends used to think I was slightly nuts for driving as much
as I do, but now that I am getting all of this attention for my Volvo, they
are very impressed.
"I've made a lot of friends because of this car."
In nearly 50 years of ownership, his car has never broken down. However,
the car may have broken other things for Irvin.
He said: "I don't see my ex-wife or my kids. I can't say if that is because
of the driving."
Irvin will be driving his three millionth mile on his Volvo P1800 in Alaska
this autumn - then plans to continue using the car unless someone purchases
He said: "I'm entertaining the idea of selling it for a dollar a mile.
"It's just been driven by a little old school teacher on the weekends.
"It has never been in the rain, snow or any inclement weather.
"It's practically a new car!"
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Totalcar-Old Volvo P1800 (2012)
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My Volvo P1800
1970 Volvo 1800E with 2x Weber 45. Steel Blue metallic with red leather
Rims are original Volvo option in the 70s, ATS 15" (also have the 5,5" KPZ)
One owner 1976-2008 and he kept it in a very good condition.
The whole car has fully restored and engine tuned by "Timo" (170 bhp)
For pictures of the car visit http://www.garaget.org/?car=169783
All-new 2015 Volvo XC90 premiere with interior multimedia and safety explanation - Autogefühl
1:07 interior multimedia explanation from Thomas M. Müller (Volvo)
5:39 more driving shots
9:48 crash test shots
12:21 safety explanation from Thomas Broberg (Volvo)
We are taking an exclusive first look at the 2015 all-new Volvo XC90 at the
world premiere in Stickholm. With Volvo vice president Thomas M. Müller we
are getting detailed information on the new interior featuring a completely
new multimedia system. Volvo Safety expert Thomas Broberg explains us the
This is it! The Volvo P1800 is fully restored
The Volvo P1800's Awesome Restoration has come to an end. Take a look at
the incredible finished product. The guy's at Henry's Auto Body couldn't
have done a better job. Thanks for following the P1800's progress. Make
sure to check out the Volkswagen Corrado's finished project and check out
Castrol Canada's Facebook page.
All-New 2015 Volvo XC90 - CRASH TEST
The all-new XC90 offers the most comprehensive and technologically
sophisticated standard safety package available in the automotive industry.
It includes two world first safety technologies: a run-off road protection
package and auto brake at intersection capability.
In a run-off road scenario, the all-new Volvo XC90 detects what is
happening and the front safety belts are tightened to keep the occupants in
position. To help prevent spine injuries, energy-absorbing functionality
between the seat and seat frame cushions the vertical forces that can arise
when the car encounters a hard landing in the terrain.
The XC90 is the first car in the world with technology that features
automatic braking if the driver turns in front of an oncoming car. This is
a common scenario at busy city crossings as well as on highways, where the
speed limits are higher.
City Safety becomes the umbrella name for all of Volvo Cars’ auto brake
functions, which are standard equipment in the all-new XC90. It now covers
vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians in front of the car, day and night.
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