Volvo 264 TE, 1979 MY

The Volvo 264 TE is a limousine designed by Bertone with 4 doors and a front mounted engine which supplies the power through the rear wheels. Its 6 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 2.7 litres. In this application it provides power and torque figures of 138 bhp (140 PS/103 kW) at 6000 rpm and 203 Nm (150 lbft/20.7 kgm) at 3000 rpm respectively. This power is transmitted to the wheels by means of a 3 speed automatic gearbox. The stated kerb weight is 1635 kg. Maximum speed claimed is 175 km/h, which is 109 mph.

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Key facts

Volvo 264 TE, 1979 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door limousine with 5/6 seats
How long?
5600 mm
How heavy?
1635 kg
What size engine?
2.7 litre, 2664 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
140 PS / 138 bhp / 103 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
203 Nm / 150 ft.lb / 20.7 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How fast?
175 km/h, 109 mph
1979 Volvo 264 TE data
bodywork
Body type5/6 seater limousine
Number of doors4
DesignerBertone
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 3340 131.5
Track/tread (front) 1430 56.3
Track/tread (rear) 1360 53.5
Length 5600 220.5
Width 1710 67.3
Height 1430 56.3
Ground clearance 140 5.5
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
Kerb weight 1635 kg 3605
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 60 litres 13.2 UK Gal 15.9 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer PRV
Engine code
Cylinders V 6 in 90° vee
Capacity 2.7 litre
2664 cc
(162.567 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88 × 73 mm
3.46 × 2.87 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.21
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
140 PS (138 bhp) (103 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
51.8 bhp/litre
0.85 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
203 Nm (150 ft·lb) (20.7 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
76.2 Nm/litre
0.92 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction light alloy block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.7:1
Fuel system Bosch fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 957.6 kPa (138.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 444 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
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 175 km/h (109 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 85.58 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
62.94 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
84.4 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 15.89 kg/kW
26.54 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/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
turns lock-to-lock 3.500
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.
Rear suspension LA.TA.CS.
Wheel size front 5½ x 14
Wheel size rear 5½ x 14
Tyres front 185/70 HR 14
Tyres rear 185/70 HR 14
Brakes F/R Di/Di-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.54
general
Carfolio.com ID226248
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 28.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1979 Volvo 264 TE added 2010-12-20.
Last modified 2013-02-28.