Key facts

Volvo 760 Turbo, 1985 MY information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4785 mm
How heavy?
1280 kg
What size engine?
2.3 litre, 2316 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
181 PS / 179 bhp / 133 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
260 Nm / 192 ft.lb / 26.5 kgm @ 3400 rpm
How fast?
200 km/h, 124 mph

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1985 Volvo 760 Turbo technical specifications

Introduction

The Volvo 760 Turbo is a rear wheel drive road car, with its engine positioned in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) bodyshell.
Power is produced by a single overhead camshaft, 2.3 litre turbocharged 4 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 179 bhp (181 PS/133 kW) at 5800 rpm and 260 N·m (192 lb·ft/26.5 kgm) at 3400 rpm respectively.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission.
It weighs a stated 1280 kg at the kerb.
It is said to be able to attain a maxiumum speed of 200 km/h (124 mph).
1985 Volvo 760 Turbo data
Volvo 760 Turbo, 1985 MY data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2770 109.1
Track/tread (front) 1460 57.5
Track/tread (rear) 1460 57.5
Length 4785 188.4
Width 1760 69.3
Height 1430 56.3
Ground clearance 105 4.1
length:wheelbase ratio 1.73
Kerb weight 1280 kg 2822 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 82 litres 18 UK Gal 21.7 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Volvo
Engine code B230ET
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.3 litre
2316 cc
(141.331 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 96 × 80 mm
3.78 × 3.15 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.2
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
181 PS (179 bhp) (133 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
77.3 bhp/litre
1.27 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
260 Nm (192 ft·lb) (26.5 kgm)
at 3400 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
112.26 Nm/litre
1.36 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; light alloy head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system Bo Motronic DME-L fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1410.7 kPa (204.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 579 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor 1 Garrett AiResearch T3 turbocharger
Intercooler Yes
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 200 km/h (124 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 141.79 PS/g
104.28 kW/g
139.84 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.59 kg/kW
16.02 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock 3.500
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.LW.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.TA.PR.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 195/60 R 15
Tyres rear 195/60 R 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.79
Final drive ratio 3.54
general
Carfolio.com ID106260
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 22.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1985 Volvo 760 Turbo added 2003-02-18.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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