Where is the 3 million mile Volvo P1800?

Where is the 3 million mile Volvo P1800?

Irv had turned his 1800’s 3 millionth mile on September 17, 2013, on the Seward Highway in Alaska. He didn’t rest on his laurels after that, managing to add more than 260,000 miles in the next five years. Irv had proudly mounted the unique 3 million mile grille badge to his 1800S in September 2013.

Who is Irv Gordon?

Irv Gordon, Guinness World Record Holder Who Put 3.2 Million Miles on His Volvo P1800, Has Died. He was 77. Irv Gordon, who bought a new Volvo P1800S in 1966 and drove it to a Guinness World Record 3.2 million miles, has died. He was 77.

What car did Roger Moore Drive in The Saint?

Volvo P1800 coupe
The Saint, always portrayed by Roger Moore, drove a white Volvo P1800 coupe.

Where is Irv Gordon from?

Brooklyn, New York
Irving Gordon was born in Brooklyn, New York, to a Jewish family, and later lived on Coney Island. He was named Israel Goldener but later changed his name to Irving Gordon.

Where did Irv Gordon live?

Irv Gordon, a lifelong East Patchogue resident who set world records and traveled more than 3 million miles behind the wheel of his cherry-red 1966 Volvo, has died.

Why buy a Volvo P1800?

Volvos are known for their high quality and excellent safety, values the brand has kept intact today. The company not only produced family cars, but pretty sports cars as well, most notably the P1800, driven by Roger Moore in the popular TV series ‘The Saint’. At Classic Driver, we offer a worldwide selection of Volvo P1800s for sale.

What was the last year for the Volvo 1800?

For the last model year, 1973, only the 1800ES wagon was produced. Total production of the 1800 line from 1961 through 1973 was 47,492 units. Production ended on June 27, 1973, although Volvo was in negotiations with Coggiola concerning a possible P1800ESC .

When was the first Volvo introduced to the public?

These events influenced the company to renew its efforts: the car was presented to the public for the first time at the Brussels Motor Show in January 1960 and Volvo turned to Jensen Motors, whose production lines were under-utilised, and they agreed a contract for 10,000 cars.

What is the 50th anniversary of the P1800?

The 50th anniversary of the P1800 took place in France on 13 June 2010 during the Viking Classic Auto Show, celebrating the first presentation of the P1800 to the public at the Brussels Motor Show in 1960.