Classic Sports Car



One of the perks of working on ITC spy series The Saint for star Roger Moore was getting the use of lead character Simon Templar’s stylish Volvo sports car when the cameras were no longer rolling. This image was taken during filming for the first series, when the original Jensen-built P1800 was still in use, but is clearly away from the set because the car is wearing its real registrati­on number, 71 DXC, rather than the fictional ‘ST 1’. The P1800 continued to be used until episode 59, when it was replaced by the new 1800S (see p112). AC

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