Volvo Designer Pays Tribute To P1800 Coupe

Luke Vandezande
by Luke Vandezande

Volvo chief designer Christopher Benjamin took took his artistry to the social media masses in a tribute to the 50th anniversary of the Volvo P1800.

In case you don’t know, the P1800 was Volvo’s take on a sports car in the early ’60s and were produced for about a decade, as a rival for the Jaguar E-Type.

Despite having long been been discontinued, Volvo fans have an appreciation for these cars and were predictably intrigued by Benjamin releasing the pictures. However, the company quickly quelled speculation that a production model might be in the works.

If you want to see the Facebook posts, click here.

[Source: Autoblog]

Luke Vandezande
Luke Vandezande

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