Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1973
  • Automobiltyp 
    Coupé
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Red
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Innenausstattung 
    Leder
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - Spring Classics
Royal Horticultural Halls
Elverton St
Westminster
London SW1
Tuesday 8 March 2011
Estimate: £9,000 - £11,000
Registration Number: TLE 360M
Chassis Number: 7799
The Volvo P1800 is best known for its spell of television stardom in the hands of Roger Moore in the cult 1960’s television series The Saint. Perhaps over shadowed by the launch of the E Type, rumour has it that the TV chiefs only turned to it for the series as the E Type was not yet at that time in production. While it obviously did not have the performance of the Jaguar it certainly had great style and individuality, and undoubtedly managed to capture its own crowd of enthusiasts. Volvo had at this time already established themselves as builders of robust and enduring cars, but were not best known for flair and imagination, but the P1800 they had produced an exotic and sleek two door sports coupé, that was seen as particularly avant garde when it was launched in 1960.
The first generation of cars