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Reliable British cars

 > Um, the car that Simon Templar drove in the original "The Saint" series 
 > an early Volvo P1800. Body by Jensen Pressed Steel, Smiths gauges, Laycock
 > overdrive, some other British parts, and early assembly in UK. My '62
 > stated "Made in England" right on the ID plate.
 > And a Triumph engine.
Are you sure on that one? I'm pretty sure the P1800 had the same Volvo B18 
engine as the contemporary 122. I wonder if you're thinking of the 1709cc and 
1854cc SOHC engines in the early Saab 99's, also used in the Triumph 
--Andrew Buc, Seattle, WA; Internet: 72220.443@compuserve.com