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Volvo 244 DL, 1979 MY information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4900 mm
How heavy?
1270 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1986 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
97 PS / 96 bhp / 72 kW @ 5400 rpm
How much torque?
157 Nm / 116 ft.lb / 16 kgm @ 3200 rpm
How fast?
165 km/h, 103 mph

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1979 Volvo 244 DL technical specifications

Introduction

This automobile has a 4 door saloon type body with a front mounted engine delivering its power to the rear wheels.
It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 2 litre capacity. This powerplant features single overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 96 bhp (97 PS/72 kW) of power at 5400 rpm, and maximum torque of 157 N·m (116 lb·ft/16 kgm) at 3200 rpm.
The power is transmitted to the wheels through a 4 speed manual gearbox.
Quoted weight at the kerb is 1270 kg.
Top claimed speed is 165 km/h (103 mph).
1979 Volvo 244 DL data
Volvo 244 DL, 1979 MY data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2640 103.9
Track/tread (front) 1420 55.9
Track/tread (rear) 1350 53.1
Length 4900 192.9
Width 1710 67.3
Height 1430 56.3
Ground clearance 140 5.5
length:wheelbase ratio 1.86
Kerb weight 1270 kg 2800 lb
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 Volvo
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1986 cc
(121.193 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88.9 × 80 mm
3.5 × 3.15 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.11
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
97 PS (96 bhp) (72 kW)
at 5400 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
48.3 bhp/litre
0.79 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
157 Nm (116 ft·lb) (16 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
79.05 Nm/litre
0.96 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; light alloy head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 1 SU HIF6 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 993.4 kPa (144.1 psi)
Maximum RPM 6000 rpm
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 496.5 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 165 km/h (103 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 76.64 PS/g
56.37 kW/g
75.59 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 17.74 kg/kW
29.63 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
turns lock-to-lock 4.300
Turning circle 9.80 m
Front suspension I.LW.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.2TrailRA.TLB.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 5 x 14
Wheel size rear 5 x 14
Tyres front 165 SR 14
Tyres rear 165 SR 14
Brakes F/R Di/Di-S
Front brake diameter 272 mm
Rear brake diameter 295 mm
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio 3.91
general
Carfolio.com ID52250
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 19.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1979 Volvo 244 DL added 1996-05-10.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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