Volvo will showcase the 1967 Volvo 1800 S once owned by Sir Roger Moore and featured in the TV show The Saint at the Volvo Cars Heritage stand at the Techno-Classica Essen in Germany from the 21st to the 25th March.
Sir Roger Moore's car was built at the Torslanda plant in Sweden in November 1966. The vehicle is equipped with Mini-Lite wheels with the rare original truncated spoke design, Hella fog lamps and a Volvo wooden steering wheel. Inside, the car car still has details from the filming of the TV show The Saint, such as a thermometer on the dashboard and separate fan, used to cool the actors during studio filming.
In the TV show The Saint, the car sported the famous ST 1 number plates and made it debut in the episode "A Double in Diamonds". It was then lead character Simon Templar's transport until the series ended in 1969. Sir Roger Moore later sold the car to actor Martin Benson, who played Mr Sole in the James Bond file Goldfinger. Several owners followed and in the early 2000s the car was carefully restored to near-original condition. Volvo Cars proudly purchased the car a few years ago.