Cyan Racing’s Volvo P1800 restomod recently touched down on U.S. shores and Matt Farah from The Smoking Tire recently had the opportunity to put it through its paces.
Cyan Racing decided to take the beautiful Volvo P1800 and transform it into a vehicle that’s just at home in a museum as it is being trashed up a canyon road. It’s not cheap, however, with prices starting at $700,000 in the U.S.
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Powering the P1800 from Cyan is a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder that’s based on the powertrain of the race-winning Volvo S60 TC1. This engine delivers 413 hp and 336 lb-ft (455 Nm) of torque and revs all the way through to 7,700 rpm. While it is a modern engine, Farah notes that Cyan Racing has done an excellent job of making it look like an engine from the 1960s. » Read More