• Fuel Injected B20E in-line four cylinder
  • 4 speed manual transmission w/ electric overdrive
  • Painted gun metal grey in 2022
  • Upper & lower ball joints, tie rod ends, axle straps replaced 2023
  • 15” clover wheels
  • Four wheel disc brakes
  • Moto-Lita steering wheel
  • Blacked out chrome & trim
  • New fuel pump & fuel lines in 2021
  • Car Cover Included


Tarlton Vintage Autos is proud to offer this unique 1971 Volvo 1800E. As you know from all our other 1800 offerings, the 1800 series an enduring favorite among enthusiasts and collectors. This particular model stands out with its meticulous updates and modern enhancements, making it an excellent choice for those seeking a reliable classic with vintage appeal. With a fuel-injected B20E in-line four-cylinder engine, a 4-speed manual transmission with electric overdrive, and a host of recent upgrades, this 1971 Volvo 1800E offers an unmatched driving experience. Let’s delve into the details that make this car a standout.

Aesthetic Appeal: Gun Metal Grey Elegance

One of the most striking features of this 1971 Volvo 1800E is its stunning gun metal grey paint and blacked out chrome trim, applied in 2022. This color gives the car a modern yet timeless look, enhancing its sleek lines and classic profile. The blacked-out trim gives the car a unique and aggressive stance that sets it apart from other classic vehicles.

Interior and Comfort: Moto-Lita Steering Wheel and More

The interior of this 1971 Volvo 1800E is designed with both comfort and style in mind. The highlight is the Moto-Lita steering wheel, known for its superior craftsmanship and feel. The seats and upholstery are in excellent condition, offering both comfort and durability. The layout of the dashboard is classic Volvo, with clear instrumentation and intuitive controls. The combination of vintage charm and modern updates ensures that every journey in this car is enjoyable and memorable.

Performance: Fuel-Injected B20E Engine

At the heart of this 1971 Volvo 1800E lies the robust B20E in-line four-cylinder engine. This fuel-injected powerhouse is renowned for its reliability and performance. The fuel injection system provides more precise fuel delivery, improving both efficiency and power output. Paired a 4-speed manual transmission featuring electric overdrive. The electric overdrive is particularly beneficial for long-distance driving, reducing engine RPMs and improving fuel economy.

Handling and Safety: Recent Updates

This Volvo 1800E has received suspension upgrades to ensure it remains a reliable and safe daily driver. In 2023, the upper and lower ball joints, tie rod ends, and axle straps were replaced. The car is equipped with 15” clover wheels wrapped in Thunderer Mach One tires (165/80R 15). These tires provide excellent grip and stability, enhancing both performance and safety.

The four-wheel disc brake system provide superior stopping power compared to traditional drum brakes, offering better performance in both wet and dry conditions. This upgrade ensures that the car can handle modern driving demands while maintaining its classic appeal.

Fuel System: New Fuel Pump and Fuel Lines

In 2021, the fuel system of this 1800E was updated with a new fuel pump and fuel lines. These components are essential for maintaining reliable fuel delivery and engine performance. The new fuel pump ensures consistent fuel pressure, while the new fuel lines prevent leaks and deterioration, contributing to the overall reliability of the vehicle.

Collectibility and Reliability

The 1971 Volvo 1800E is not only a collectible classic but also a reliable driver. With its fuel-injected B20E engine, 4-speed manual transmission with electric overdrive, and a host of recent upgrades, this car is ready to be enjoyed as a daily driver or cherished as a collectible. The gun metal grey paint and blacked-out trim give it a unique and contemporary look, while the mechanical upgrades ensure it can handle the demands of modern driving.

Whether you are a collector seeking a valuable addition to your garage or a driving enthusiast looking for a reliable and stylish daily driver, this 1971 Volvo 1800E is an exceptional choice. Its blend of classic appeal and modern performance ensures that every drive is an experience to be savored.

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Exterior Color

Gun Metal Grey

Interior Color


Body Type





Fuel Injected B20


4 speed w/ overdrive



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