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Sunday, 14 October 2018 17:14

Volvo P1800S 1965

Volvo P1800S 1965 for sale

Exterior: Very nice paint on this Volvo P1800S. The original colour (46). It has a lost of new chrome parts such as tail lights, new trim around windows, handles, but the bumpers are still original and looks good. New tyres in original specification. Perfect ride height front and rear gives the car a nice balance and it looks striking on the road.

Interior: The interior is complete new and a very nice and soft leather was used for the seats. New carpets, dashboard and door cards. Instruments looks amazing in these early cars and they have no scratches or cracks in them.

Engine: Just serviced with new oil, spark plugs, pints etc. Gives a great sound and runs wonderfully. Also, the overdrive gearbox works wonderful.

History: This car was registered for the first time in Sweden in May 1965. The first owner had the car until 1979, the second until 1983 and the third until 2012. In 2012, the car partially restored with new paint, interior etc, to the condition you see it in here today. The tyres are new from this year.

Note: This car can be see in Classic Expo Salzburg 19th-20th October and and 24th-28th in Padova Italy. 

Interested? Contact me here

Michael Schiebler

Tel: +46707658904

Monday, 01 October 2018 13:15

Volvo P1800S 1968

Volvo P1800S 1968 for sale

Exterior: The car was repainted in original colour in 2015 by previous owner and still looks very nice today. The car was originally from Arizona and we can not see that there was ever any welding done on this car. Doors, hood and trunk have perfect fit and new rubber seals. Chrome and glass are very good. Wheels were just sandblasted and painted, then fitted with new tyres, hubcaps and chrome rings. Also, new headlights.

Interior: New dashboard, carpet, door sides and leather on the seats. The instruments are in excellent condition and they all work, and that should not be taken for granted in these cars. As you can see, the original Bendix Volvo radio is still in the car today and it comes with the original brochure. The car was equipped with air condition by the Volvo dealer in USA. It has today been removed from the car, but all parts are there and if you are from a country where an AC would be required in a car like this, it can be fitted again. (It comes along with the car)

Engine: New fuel pump and a complete new fuel tank fitted recently. The Stromberg carburettors have recently been rebuilt and adjusted so the car runs perfectly. Recent service with new oil, plugs etc. New bushings and joints front and rear, new shocks. Newly rebuilt brake servo, new wheel cylinders, brake shoes in the back and new master cylinder last year.

History: Mr George M Cook in Phoenix Arizona bought this car new in 1968. And he kept it until 2010 when it was sold to a Swede and brought back home. So, in total of two owners since 1968. The documentation of this car is absolutely amazing. There is everything still with the car. Original warranty certificate and booklet, original handbook, sales brochures, and many receipts from maintenance work that was done in USA. Even private photographs taken 1968. Brochure with all Volvo options available at the time, the dealer directory and even Mr Cook's Volvo owner identification card! The miles counter was changed for a km one when the car came to Sweden and the car has today a total of 220,000km.

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Thursday, 13 September 2018 05:06

Volvo P1800E 1971

Volvo P1800E Coupe 1971 for sale

The Volvo P1800 was coming to the final years of production and the last series was the P1800 E model. Now with fuel injection boosting the power to 130hp, improved seats and braking with disc brakes also rear. Production of the Volvo P1800E stopped in June 1972 and the ES was built until June 1973.

Exterior: Very nice golden colour that suits the P1800E model very well. The car was repainted in 2016 and many of the chrome and rubber details were replaced at this time. After this, the car was rust protected underneath. The original clover leaf wheels and tyres in perfect condition. All exterior glass in very good condition.

Interior: Nice carpets and seats. Dashboard is new (2016) and all instruments work.

Engine: This is the best engine that was ever fitted to a Volvo P1800. It gives the car enough power to live up to the sporty look. The engine was out of the car in 2012 when the block was honed, crank was grinded, then fitted with new bearings and piston rings. Also, a new rebuilt head was fitted. It has since covered only 480 km.

History: This car was sold new to an officer in the United States Army of Defence in California. He had the car until 2007 when it was sold off to Sweden. In Sweden, it had one owner until 2018. The shocks and all bushings in the front and rear end were replaced in 2011 and then a wheel alignment was done. It went through Technical Inspection in Sweden in June 2018. It comes with original spare wheel, tools and jack. Also, the original handbook and a binder full of documentation from the car over the years. This is a very nice Volvo P1800E that you can have lots of fun with many years to come. Most of these cars are very rusty or had poor restoration work done to them in the early years. Here is a solid California car that is up to date in terms of mechanics. Turn the key and drive away!

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Monday, 02 July 2018 05:16

Volvo P1800S 1967

Volvo P1800S 1967 for sale

I have had many Volvo P1800 cars in my life, they are beautiful cars from every angle. But the driving experience never impressed me much, until I drove this car!

Exterior: The four wings and rocker panels have been replaced and then the car was repainted. All the gaps and lines are today in perfect harmony. Better than when the car was new! All chrome details have been replated or replaced and new rubber all around.

Interior: Black leather, red carpet, those beautiful instruments all working as they should.

Engine: The best part of this car is the engine. It is a B20 with fuel injection (from P1800 E-model) and then the block was drilled out to B21 and new pistons fitted. The head is modified with bigger valves (44mm in and 37mm out) KG10 camshaft, oil cooler fitted. 123 ignition, free flowing exhaust. The rear axle and front hubs were changed to the one from an E model so it now has disc brakes also in the rear. A bigger brake booster fitted for best possible stopping power. M41 overdrive gearbox. In all, this gives you a very nice driving experience of this Volvo P1800S. This is how the car should have been from factory! Great power with lots of torque, the cabin is very quiet and when that overdrive kicks in, you are cruising effortlessly even at highway speeds. It does not sound more than a normal P1800 and it looks original on the outside. This is the best Volvo P1800 I have ever driven.

History: This car was left standing after the first owner passed away in the early 90's. The second owner who bought the car completed a full restoration and put it into the condition it is today. It has covered approximately 20,000km since and is still today in fantastic condition.

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Sunday, 08 October 2017 19:21

Volvo P1800S 1967

Volvo P1800S 1967 for sale

1967 was the first year for the P1800S to have a straight thin chrome molding on the side. It makes the car look a little longer and sleeker. They also received a new mount for the driveshaft, and the support between gearbox and engine was made stronger. A small box for your cellphone was added between the seats. A new exhaust manifold that came already in 1966 gave the engine now 115hp.

Exterior: The original green color (94) looks amazing with all the new chrome parts on this car. These are Volvo original parts and not stainless aftermarket stuff. The car was repainted by a Volvo dealership 10 years ago and there was no rust repairs prior to the painting. It has correct gaps and still has the lines where it should to have such. In the pictures with Minilite wheels and also comes with a set of original rims in new condition.

Interior: New carpets and new leather. Looks very nice and clean inside. The speedometer has just been refurbished and also the rev counter was rebuilt. The instruments are always problematic on P1800 and this work will ensure they will work fine now for a long time. Also, a new speedometer cable was fitted together with a factory new fuel gauge. Original seatbelts.

Engine: The engine has just been serviced with new oil, filters, sparkplugs, air filters, points etc. Cooling system flushed and other fluid levels checked. The brake system had hoses replaced, new calipers front and new brake cylinders in the back. Brake servo has been checked and works fine. Carburettors were also rebuilt. Other new parts are: valve cover, radiator expansion container, bearing drive shaft, bushings for the gearbox, radiator hoses and clamps, heater valve, valve cover gasket, outer mirror, securing straps for rear axle.

History: This car was sold new here in Sweden in September 1967. These cars always had a lot of owners and this one is no exception. But since 1982 there have only been two caring owners for this car. From the very original look and feel of the car, we believe the km reading of the odometer is correct. Less than 70,000km! After working with these cars for many years, I strongly believe this is one of the best Volvo P1800 cars on the market today.

Interested? Contact me here

Michael Schiebler

Tel: +46707658904 

Sunday, 01 October 2017 19:26

Volvo P1800S 1964

Volvo P1800S 1964 for sale

Exterior: Painted in original red (46) a few years ago. Then fitted with new front bumpers and new chrome strips on the sides. New rubber all around. Rolling on a brand new set of Minilite style wheels, that can be had for a small extra charge. A set of original wheels are also available. The front fenders and rocker panels are new.

Interior: New black leather and new carpets. All instruments (except clock) are working and look very nice. Good dashboard and headliner. Modern radio with classic look, mp3, cd etc.

Engine: Just had a complete rebuild with new bearings and pistons. Rebuilt carburettors and brake servo. All other parts for brakes are new. New heater core. New fuel pump and fuel tank. New wire harness. 

History: 1964 could be one of the best years for a P1800. Then the cars were manufactured in Sweden, but still with the nice cow horn bumpers. These cars always had many owners and this one is no exception. The last owner had the car for 10 years and did all the above mentioned work.  

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Wednesday, 17 May 2017 04:29

Volvo P1800 ES 1972

Volvo P1800 ES 1972 for sale

Exterior: From new in the original colour 108 (light blue) very rare, with new darkblue vinyl roof and chrome luggage rack. The vinyl roof and rack were fitted by Volvoville, the American Volvo distributer and these items were an option when you bought the car new, so they are original. This is a 100% rust free California car and has a close to perfect paint. Rolling on ATS wheels in very good condition with new tyres. ATS was an option wheel from Volvo for the ES.

Interior: New leather interior and new carpets in original colours. Perfect dashboard and all instruments are working. Also, new headliner. All original tools are there with the spare wheel.

Engine: Gearbox and engine had rebuilt by well-known company here in Sweden and runs perfectly today.

History: The car was ordered exactly like you see it here in the pictures in America in 1972. It was brought back to Sweden by Volvo Gothenburg and they did a lot of the work on the car, that is documented with invoices. It was imported to Sweden 1988 and then sold to a private that had the car until 1994, when he traded it in with a dealer that further sold it to another private the same day. The last owner bought the car 2000 and had it until recently. This is a very special car that today is in exceptional shape and looks stunning. A true 70's icon!

Tuesday, 14 February 2017 12:44

Volvo P1800S 1965

Volvo P1800 S 1965

Exterior: Original colour specification. Painted in 2016 and some chrome parts are new. New rubber seals around windows etc.

Interior: New carpets and leather on the seats, also new door cards etc. Nice dashboard and instruments. Some small cracks in the speedometer.

Motor: Original B18 engine has been completely rebuilt with new pistons, bearings and gaskets.

History: Sold new in Sweden, but was parked in the early 90s until now that it was restored. During the restoration, both front wings were replaced and also the rear fenders completed. Original Volvo parts were used. The car passed Technical Control here in Sweden recently. Adjustments will be required after driving for some time. 

Saturday, 10 October 2015 11:02

Volvo P1800E

Volvo P1800E 1971 for sale.

This Volvo P1800 E is very special in the way that it is most likely the only car produced with red (46) paint on the outside and red leather inside and red carpet! And it is original. The car was first registered here in Sweden 22nd of March 1971. The second owner had the from 2002 until today. It has today a total of only 86.000km!

It is still today in 90% original paint! The inside is completely original and In immaculate condition!

It is rolling on a set of new Wredestein classic tires and just had new oil in engine, gearbox and final drive. Other things recently replaced are cold start valve, water pump, inlet and exhaust manifold gaskets, points, distributor cap, and leads. Also light relay, brake cylinder, fuel hoses and new original mud flaps. It has been very well maintained over the years and only with Volvo original parts.

In terms of driving the Volvo P1800E is probably the best of the year models, now it finally has the power to live up to the fast looks. The 135hp engine makes fun and easy drive with automatic gearbox. It is also signed by the designer Peller Pettersson underneath the trunk lid. 

We are always looking for good Volvo P1800 cars! If you are considering to sell please do hesitate to contact us. 

Saturday, 04 April 2015 13:07

Volvo P1800S 1967

Volvo P1800S 1967 for sale

Wonderful Volvo P1800S from 1967. The car was restored in 1995 and has been used only in summer since. At this time the engine was rebuilt, new radiator, the body was repainted and it got a new leather interior. New original Volvo chrome parts were fitted and Kpz 5,5 rims.

Great car that is ready to go!

 

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