(Registration No: PMX 233K)
Date of Manufacture: 1972
Cylinder Capacity: 1986 cc
Colour: Blue, Black leather seats
Body: Sports Estate With sunroof
Current Ownership: 44 years since 1976
(1 previous owner)
Total Renovation over time using genuine Volvo parts
In immaculate and showroom condition.
Historic Vehicle Taxation Class
Stainless Steel exhaust
She comes with the Original Volvo’s Manual: Warranty & Service Booklet. Additionally past MOT Certificates and bills are available.
Exhibited at the Bentley Motor Museum, Halland, E. Sussex April 1982 to August 2004
Chassis No: 0001821
Type: 1834352 W
Frame No: 1856
Engine No: 413
Since her acquisition, and due to the owner’s long-term work commitments overseas with the World Bank and United Nations, she was only used for short runs around the Surrey countryside on dry days before being loaned to the Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum in Halland, E Sussex, where she was exhibited from April 1982 to August 2004.
On returning from abroad, and having built an 8 to 10 car garage at his home, she was brought back from the Museum on a trailer where she has been nurtured in the good company of the owner’s collection of vintage and classic cars. A thorough and comprehensive programme of renovation was then undertaken, using genuine Volvo parts, to attain her present unique pristine and showroom condition. (Some £12,500 was spent on parts alone, not including labour).
Since then she has been sought by Volvo to feature in promotional material for their new range of vehicles.
List of Works and New Parts
Used during Renovation Program
(Genuine Volvo Parts used)
Complete bare metal body painting
Complete engine rebuild - cylinders re-bored, new valve seats and pistons
Chrome plated injector caps, rocker box cover and wheel nuts
SS exhaust and clamp
Front and rear brake pads and discs
Master brake cylinder
Bottom ball joints
Injectors, caps, seals and O rings
Air intake filter
Con rod bearings
Main bearing set
Cold start valve
Condenser and contact set
Halogen lamps and trims
Front and rear mud flaps
Headlining and trim
NS door mirror
Expenditure on parts alone – approx. £12,500
Labour charges not included in restoration cost
1972 Volvo P1800ES is listed till salu on ClassicDigest in Essex by Prestige House for Ej prissatt.