Body Style: COUPE
Exterior: RED
Interior: BLACK
VIN# 18445132391


The car on offer here is this excellent 1970 VOLVO P1800E. It has been sympathetically restored and remains in wonderful condition. The quality is in wonderful “driver condition” both cosmetically and mechanically the car needs nothing except an enthusiastic new owner. The Red paint is excellent with deep shine and luster. The interior is likewise in nice condition though the dash is a little lumpy. The original 1800cc engine is excellent and benefits from an upgraded B44 cylinder head; giving better power and torque then the original. The 4-speed manual transmission is original and shifts well with working overdrive. The engine starts and runs beautifully and the stock SU carburetors are tuned well. All mechanicals including brakes, suspension and shocks have been renewed. The original wheels are in restored condition and the radial tires have few miles on them. All rubber seals and window moldings are fresh and pliable. The glass is original Volvo glass and is in wonderful condition. The suspension has been refurbished over the years and the suspension is compliant and tight. The underside is excellent. The engine compartment is well detailed. Recent documented work includes but is not limited to; -Recent Full fluid service -Newly installed B20 High compression (10.5:1) cylinder head -New belts and hoses -New spark plugs and tuneup The car shows well; the red paint looks great with some cracking in a few places around the car. The black interior is likewise excellent; the seats were clearly restored at some point. They are soft and supple and show little wear. The Black carpets appear to be original and are in nice condition. The dash is good (not a cap) and appears to have been covered; it is lumpy. The door cards are original; the passenger side has some hastily done repairs. The interior trim, gauges and plastic show minimal wear and look good. All of the gauges work, as does the climate controls (the car does not have Air Condition). The electrical system, including all the lights work as designed. The exterior trim is excellent. The motor starts easily, runs smoothly and has good power and torque. The 4-speed transmission shifts well, and the overdrive works as designed. The suspension is well sorted, and the driving experience belies the age of the car. This Volvo P1800e is in excellent, “driver condition”, and needs nothing except a proud new owner/collector; this car is ready to go. Please feel free to call us at 203 256 9800 or email if we can answer any of your questions.

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