Volvo P1800 ES v1.1

Volvo P1800 ES for GTR2

Retro Expansion Car

Credits :

GTR2 Conversion by Ron123 / TrackaHolics
from RETRO Expansion Pack for RACE07 by SimBin

Mod Infos :

Volvo P1800 ES (1972) with overall 5 different teams

Car Infos from Wiki :

Volvo introduced its final P1800 variant, the 1800ES, in 1972 as a two-door station wagon with a frameless, all-glass tailgate. The final design was chosen after two prototypes had been built by Sergio Coggiola and Pietro Frua. Frua’s prototype, Raketen (“the Rocket”, on the right), is located in the Volvo Museum. Both Italian prototypes were considered too futuristic, and instead in-house designer Jan Wilsgaard‘s proposal, the Beach Car, was accepted. The ES engine was downgraded to 125 bhp (93 kW) by reducing the compression ratio with a thicker head gasket (engine variant B20F); although maximum power was slightly down the engine was less “peaky” and the car’s on-the-road performance was actually improved.

The ES’s rear backrest folded down to create a long flat loading area. As an alternative to the usual four-speed plus overdrive manual transmission, a Borg-Warner three-speed automatic was available in the 1800ES. With stricter American safety and emissions standards looming for 1974, Volvo did not see fit to spend the considerable amount that would be necessary to redesign the small-volume 1800 ES. Only 8,077 examples of the ES were built in its two model years.

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Version 1.1 – updates by SiGi for eSport-Racing.de (October 2016) :

– reworked several material settings in .gmt files
– removed some wrong parts in front of cockpit dash and replaced gauges
– improved some .dds textures (cockpit, windows and lights)
– added MoTeC / Laptimer
– improved .car file values
– improved sounds (.aud)
– updated ReadMe, Sim-Files and added Template Folder

Installation Instructions :

extract the .rar file with WinRAR or similar unpacker and copy-paste the GameData folder to
your GTR2 main directory – allow to overwrite all existing folders / files with “YES ALL” – done.

No original GTR2 files will be overwritten.

Terms of Use :

– only for private, non-commercial use / entertainment
– use at your own risk
– this mod may only be hosted on http://trackaholics.forumotion.com and esport-racing.de

Ask for permission if you want to use our cars or parts of it for other projects !

TrackaHolics Forum :
http://trackaholics.forumotion.com

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Size: 30 MB
Version: 1.1
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