Volvo 1800 Picture Gallery 
   
   
Volvo P1800 Pictures Gallery

Prot. P1800
61-63
1800S
1963
1800S
1964
1800S
1965
1800S
1966
1800S
1967
1800S
1968
1800S
1969
1800E
1970
1800E
1971
1800E
1972
1800ES
1972
1800ES
1973

1963 1800S

Chassis # 6001-8000
Production time:  1963-04 – 1963-07

 

Type Designations
Type V=LHD H=RHD B=1963 Year Gearbox Model Markets
P18334 VB / HB 1963 M40 1800S All except USA
P18335 VB / HB 1963 M41 1800S All except USA
P18344 VB / HB 1963 M40 1800S USA
P18345 VB / HB 1963 M41 1800S USA
First 3 digits = Type   4th digit= Market ( 3=all except US, 4=US)  
5th digit = Gearbox (4=M40, 5=M41)

Colours:


Red (70)

White (79)

Grey (80)

Wheels: Rims with holes for ventilation and caps with a red coloured circle in the middle

Grille:  The so called “Egg crate pattern” grille made of thick light metal

Changes
-The V-badge on the rear pillar disappeared for good from chassis # 6178

- White/Orange lenses on front indicators/parking lights (Orange pointing up)

-Fresh air intake grille now painted in the same colour as the rest of the car

-New S badge on the rear panel to the right of the number plate

-The tachometer scale was changed to read 6500 instead of 6000 and the red field for overrunning was changed accordingly

-The petrol gauge gets an area to indicate spare

-New design of the inner door panels  


-The “P” in the designation disappears and the name of the car is now only Volvo 1800S.
(S for Sweden as the production of the cars had moved from the Jensen factory in England to the Lunby plant in Sweden
-Engine output increased to 108 h.p. SAE at 5800 rpm  as a result of changed
camshaft, stiffer valve springs and a higher compression (10, 0:1)
-New front brake callipers, pads, discs and pipes from chassis # 7000
-New rear brake wheel unit cylinders
-Improved illumination on the smaller gauges
-Synthetic paint
-New battery, earlier 57Ah now 60 Ah,
-Upholstery now available in vinyl or leather. (leather on front seat faces only)

Volvo P1800 Classic cars


 
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