The Volvo P1800 Cyan has won "Restomod Of The Year" of GQ Magazine's 2021 Car Awards, making it two prestigious awards in two months after winning Top Gear's "Retro Hero of the Year" in December.
The GQ motivation read: "California-based Singer started something magical with its reworking of the Porsche 911 a decade ago, but top Swedish squad Cyan Racing has gone even further with its take on Volvo’s elfin P1800 coupé. It feels spectacularly well made and engineered."
Read the full article at GQ Magazine.
The Volvo P1800 Cyan was unveiled in September last year, representing Cyan Racing's interpretation of the iconic Volvo sports car of the sixties.
The car weighs less than 1000kg thanks to the usage of carbon fibre and high-strength steel and features a bespoke 420hp Volvo engine connected to a five-speed manual gearbox, engineered with the sole purpose of delivering unfiltered driving pleasure.
"It's fantastic. The short of it is, it's wonderful." - Autocar.
"It may be the sweetest restomod yet." - Top Gear
"What a car it is. The detail and engineering which Cyan have put into this car is incredible." - MR JWW.
Each customer gets to tailor the Volvo P1800 Cyan to its unique preferences via a close dialogue with the engineers, designers and test drivers of Cyan Racing, learn more.
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About Cyan Racing and this project
Cyan Racing was founded in 1996 and was formerly named Polestar until Volvo Cars acquired the performance section and trademark in 2015. Cyan Racing is privately owned and operated. The team has claimed the last three touring car World titles, most recently the 2020 WTCR drivers' and teams' titles with Lynk & Co – and participated in the development of the Polestar performance models of the Volvo S60 and V60 in the years 2013 to 2015, including the concept models Volvo C30 and S60 Polestar Concept Prototype.
Please note that the Volvo P1800 Cyan will be marketed independently by Cyan Racing. Furthermore, it should be noted that there is no collaboration between Cyan Racing and Volvo Cars in relation to this car project, as well as that the trademarks “Volvo” and “P1800” are owned by Volvo Cars.