Volvo 1800 50th Anniversary Celebration in Malibu this October 14-16th!
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      Cool Volvo 1800 50th Anniversary Celebration in Malibu this October 14-16th!

      2011 marks the 50th anniversary of the P1800, Volvo's iconic sports car, and the 35th anniversary of Volvo Sports America, the club for all out-of-production Volvos- so get ready for an incredible VSA West Coast National Meet in Malibu this October 14-16th!

      All Volvos and Volvo enthusiasts are invited to attend, from restored 444s to brand new C30 GTs. If you own an 1800 this is truly a must-attend weekend for you and your Swede. If you own any Volvo, come and celebrate with us! There will be something for everyone with concours, raffle prizes, plenty of Volvo vendors and merchandise, a hosted buffet, tech seminars, VIP guests and other fun events throughout the weekend.

      Registration is now open for this event, so click here to download the registration form and mail it in today to guarantee your spot at the meet. We have a gorgeous venue for Saturday's car show and concours at Gladstone's Malibu on the Pacific Ocean with delicious food:

      You can also reserve your room for the weekend at the landmark Hotel Angeleno for the special rate of $115/ night! Click here to reserve online or call 866-264-3536 and mention "VSA West Coast National Meet!"

      See you at the Volvo celebration of the year!

      - Download the registration form and pre-register by September 1st to save money.
      - Download the latest press release and get more information about this special Volvo celebration.
      - GO TO THE EVENT INFORMATION PAGE ON THE SOCAL VSA WEBSITE for more news and updates on this West Coast National Meet.
      - Ask questions and show us the Volvo you'll be bringing below...
      Last edited by dylan1800; 06-29-2011 at 05:48 PM.
      Dylan Osborn
      1998 Volvo S70 T5M
      Past Volvos: 1967 1800S, 2008 C30 T5M, 1994 850 M

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      Get your Volvo ready to celebrate! Volvo Cars North America is now the Premiere Presenting Sponsor for Volvo Sports America’s West Coast National Meet to be held the weekend of October 14-16th 2011. No one understands the appeal of the 1800 series better its creator, which is why VSA is proud to partner with VCNA in planning this once-in-a-lifetime celebration weekend for all Volvo enthusiasts old and new. Join us in Malibu this October!

      Download the latest press release announcing our sponsors, Volvo Cars North America and iRoll Motors.

      All the event info is here on the P1800 50TH INFORMATION PAGE of the SoCal VSA website. We've got registrations coming in from as far away as British Columbia and Texas- let us know what Volvo you're bringing and where you're driving from below!
      Dylan Osborn
      1998 Volvo S70 T5M
      Past Volvos: 1967 1800S, 2008 C30 T5M, 1994 850 M

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      Junior Member Afabula's Avatar
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      Nov 2010
      Castle Rock, CO
      I'm bringing the S60! Registered and ready to go!
      From Sweden with Love

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      There's still time to register for the Volvo event of the year!

      100+ Volvos and 175+ enthusiasts are converging on Malibu, CA this October 14-16th for the Volvo 1800 50th Anniversary Celebration Presented by Volvo. You can join them in your Volvo by mailing in your registration today! Did you know:

      • Premiere Presenting Sponsor Volvo Cars North America will be there displaying ten 2012 models including the S60 R-Design!

      • It's a Volvo Sports America West Coast National Meet, with Volvos coming from as far away as Georgia and Canada!

      • "Swedish Iron" author Bill Webb together with Art Banks are running our concours with multiple trophies to win in every class!

      All Volvos and Volvo enthusiasts are welcome at the celebration. There will be a Friday welcome reception at Hotel Angeleno hosted by iRoll Motors, tons of fun at Saturday's car show at Gladstone's Malibu including Volvo vendors, demos, tech sessions, raffle prizes galore from sponsors like IPD USA, and an awards banquet dinner followed by a caravan drive to the Malamut vintage car museum Sunday morning!

      Download the registration form:

      View the full weekend schedule:

      Go to the event page for more information:
      Dylan Osborn
      1998 Volvo S70 T5M
      Past Volvos: 1967 1800S, 2008 C30 T5M, 1994 850 M

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      NEWS FLASH - Due to the large number of Volvos already registered for the meet this October 14-16th (including seventy 1800s!), we cannot accept concours registrations after Friday October 7th. Furthermore, if you register your Volvo after that date we cannot guarantee you a spot in the parking lot of Saturday's show at Gladstone's Malibu. If you want to have your car judged, or if you've been planning to show up on the day of the event without pre-registration, now is the time to act. This is going to be a historic gathering of vintage Volvos presented by Volvo Cars North America and we don't want to turn any enthusiasts away.

      Your registration choices are:

      • Celebration Package - $120 for 1 person and car - Your Volvo in the concours, get a goodie bag, experience the entire weekend including all hosted meals

      • Saturday Budget Pass - $60 for 1 person and car - Display your Volvo, get a goodie bag, experience Saturday only

      If you've already registered for the Celebration Package or Saturday Budget Pass, congratulations! Your registration and goodie bag will be ready for you at the meet, where a once-in-a-lifetime Volvo celebration awaits!

      Click to download the registration form:

      See you in Malibu!
      Dylan Osborn
      1998 Volvo S70 T5M
      Past Volvos: 1967 1800S, 2008 C30 T5M, 1994 850 M

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      The 1800 50th Anniversary Celebration Presented by Volvo is blowing up! Not only are we SOLD OUT of Saturday Budget Passes, but we are OUT OF PARKING SPACES in Saturday's concours and car show at Gladstone's Malibu this Saturday October 15th. If you registered your Volvo before the deadline, congratulations- you'll be part of a historic celebration with 130 other Volvos!

      If you have not registered, you can still participate:

      • Enjoy the show for free as a spectator.

      • Buy a Celebration Pass on Saturday - $60 per person. Get an event goodie bag (while supplies last) and attend the banquet awards dinner at 5PM, where the raffle grand prizes and trophy winners will be announced!

      Remember, there is no parking for unregistered Volvos in the Gladstone's Malibu lot. To join us, you can park across the street in the Spectrum Garage on Castellamare, 17383 Sunset Blvd (1 block up Sunset Blvd from PCH, Turn left on Castellamare, Turn left into garage, Take ticket). Max $13.50 per day. Garage is open from 9AM to 7PM. After you've parked, walk back over to the Volvo Sports America tent and buy your Celebration Pass, or just check out the show.

      Over eighty 1800s, two P1900s, test drives of the 2012 S60 R-Design, dozens of other race, custom, and masters class Volvos in our concours, plus a huge raffle, tech sessions, and more... If you love Volvos, the Volvo Sports America West Coast National Meet this Saturday in Malibu will not disappoint!
      Dylan Osborn
      1998 Volvo S70 T5M
      Past Volvos: 1967 1800S, 2008 C30 T5M, 1994 850 M

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      Member washdup's Avatar
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      Apr 2007
      Ventura County, CA
      Anyone else coming from up coast besides Rsterns (Lompoc) and me (Oxnard), and want to join our mini caravan down PCH Saturday morning?
      1998 V70 T5m @172k miles; 18t, turboback, Quaife LSD, Koni FSD/Eibach, IPD sways, SNAAB intake, ARD Blue, green injectors, etc., 50% E85
      1995 850 Turbo Sold at @168k miles.
      2004 V70R 6mt SOLD for the '98 plus mod money.

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      Aug 2008
      Scottsdale, AZ
      Here is a link to some pixs from the event. Had a great time...
      '98 V70 T5 (Auto) Currently 427,000 miles on car, now my daughter's.
      '99 V70 T5 M Purchased from JRL: 207,000 miles. future mods coming
      2013 S60 T6 Rdesign Mine
      2016 XC60 T6 Rdesign Wife's

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