In excellent overall condition thanks to consistent and enthusiastic maintenance
The fuel system has been professionally modified to support a Weber carburettor
Gorgeous interior that makes for a pleasant driving experience
Stunning paintwork with a deep, glossy shine
Fresh MoT is planned for Oct 3rd
With a marriage of practicality and quality, Volvo is well-celebrated for producing cars with distinctive durability, and the Volvo 1800ES does not stray from this trait. Questioned by no one, this 1972 model is a unique blend of Swedish quality and design, known for its strong steel construction that demands respect on the roads.
It's more than a car; it's a grand statement of craftsmanship and style that never falls out of fashion. This particular model features a professionally modified fuel system running a Weber carb, amplifying its performance and application, ensuring a joyous drive every time.
The History and Paperwork
Cherished by 3 long-term owners who've maintained the car generously
Unverifiable, but probably accurate, mileage of 58,750
The vehicle is MOT exempt but a fresh MOT is planned for the 3rd of October
Service history is fair with presence of MOT certs and invoices for major jobs
Notable paperwork includes advisory for flexy steering coupling appearance
Ownership traces with DVLA records and correspondence with the last two enthusiast owners
Cherished plate is available
Service invoices, MoT history and certificates and owner's manual
Excellent condition interior with minimum signs of wear
Handsome black leather upholstery
Contrasting blue carpet
The dashboard is in good order
The oil temperature gauge no longer functions
Trim in fantastic condition
Fully functioning electricals
Enthusiasts describe it as a "nice place to be"
Resprayed about three years ago, and more recent repair and overhaul has been carried out to the bonnet
The chrome is plentiful, but the bumpers have faded somewhat
Underside is solid, with WaxOyl treatment
Fulda tyres fitted to standard ES wheels
Superior condition bodywork with no signs of corrosion
Paintwork in outstanding condition with few to no imperfections noted
Deep, lustrous shine that enhances its appeal
Constructed with strong Swedish steel
New parts fitted recently, enhancing the vehicle's operation
Very neat Weber carburettor conversion
Recent service, engine oil seal repair, and brake overhaul
No faults noted with the running of the vehicle
Engine rear oil seal replaced in 2020
This 1972 Volvo 1800ES Auto presents a delightful opportunity to own a classic car, synonymous with durability, design, and overall performance. This particular model, maintained with care throughout its lifetime, stands in a proud state of preservation.
Not only does it feature a professionally modified fuel system to enhance driving experience, but it also boasts an interior of superb condition and an exterior with an appealing shine.
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1973 Volvo 1800ES
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