Vintage coupe 1972 Volvo P1800E go under the hammer

According to preliminary information, the cost of "dvuhdverki" amount of 28 000 – 34 000 pounds, that our money is approximately 2,151,000 – 2,612,000 rubles at current exchange rates. Recall, the P1800 Series automobiles produced in four basic models in the period from 1960 to 1973. This particular instance went off the assembly line in 1972 and was sold and registered in the UK.

Under the hood is represented coupe Volvo P1800E is original four-cylinder B20E, which in 1970, was replaced by a less powerful B18 with the same number of cylinders. Power evolved row "Quartet" on the flywheel was 130 horsepower. Before the wheels, of course, "Reaches" is not all. "Hundred" model Volvo P1800E developed in 9.5 seconds and a top speed of 189 km / h – an outstanding result for that time.

For 12-year-old Volvo production cycle managed to collect about 40,000 coupe P1800 series. Even the order of 8000 were made in the station wagon. To this day "live" managed a little, hence the price – considerable.

Exclusive cars are highly sought after by collectors. Thus, in the RM Sotheby's team last year for three days has gained 172.7 million dollars (nearly 11 billion Russian rubles). At the auction there are also some unique items, for example, this summer went under the hammer 385-strong "laboratory on wheels".