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1965 Volvo 122 S Amazon information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4450 mm
How heavy?
1090 kg
What size engine?
1.8 litre, 1782 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
87 PS / 86 bhp / 64 kW @ 5400 rpm
How much torque?
140 Nm / 103 ft.lb / 14.3 kgm @ 3200 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 14.4 s
How fast?
148 km/h, 92 mph

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1965 Volvo 122 S technical specifications

Introduction

The 122 S is a rear wheel drive saloon car with a front mounted engine, produced by Volvo.
It is part of Volvo's Amazon series.
Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 1.8 litre, overhead valve 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit develops 86 bhp (87 PS/64 kW) of power at 5400 rpm, and maximum torque of 140 N·m (103 lb·ft/14.3 kgm) at 3200 rpm.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox.
The quoted weight at the kerb is 1090 kg.
Maximum claimed speed is 148 km/h (92 mph).
1965 Volvo 122 S data
1965 Volvo 122 S Amazon data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2600 102.4
Track/tread (front) 1315 51.8
Track/tread (rear) 1315 51.8
Length 4450 175.2
Width 1619 63.7
Height 1505 59.3
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight 1090 kg 2403 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Volvo
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.8 litre
1782 cc
(108.744 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84.2 × 80 mm
3.31 × 3.15 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.05
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 87 PS (86 bhp) (64 kW)
at 5400 rpm
Specific output 48.3 bhp/litre
0.79 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 140 Nm (103 ft·lb) (14.3 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque 78.56 Nm/litre
0.95 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.7:1
Fuel system 2 SU carburettors
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 987.3 kPa (143.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 445.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 14.4 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile 19.8 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 148 km/h (92 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 80 PS/g
58.84 kW/g
78.9 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 17 kg/kW
28.39 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
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.10
general
Carfolio.com ID52624
Production total
Model code
Model family Amazon
RAC rating 17.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1965 Volvo 122 S added before December 1995.
Last modified 2015-02-07.

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