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1998 Volvo S80 T5 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4822 mm
What size engine?
2 litre, 1984 cm3
How many cylinders?
5, Straight
How much power?
225 PS / 222 bhp / 166 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
310 Nm / 229 / 31.6 kgm @ 2700-5000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 7.50 s
How fast?
245 km/h, 152 mph


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1998 Volvo S80 T5 technical specifications


Volvo S80 T5 is an automobile that has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body designed by Peter Horbury with a front mounted engine delivering power to the front wheels.
Power is produced by a double overhead camshaft, 2 litre turbocharged 5 cylinder powerplant, with 4 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 222 bhp (225 PS/166 kW) at 5500 rpm and 310 N·m (229 lb·ft/31.6 kgm) at 2700-5000 rpm respectively.
The power is transmitted to the wheels through a 5 speed manual gearbox.
Maximum claimed speed is 245 km/h (152 mph).
1998 Volvo S80 T5 data
1998 Volvo S80 T5 data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
DesignerPeter Horbury
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2791 109.9
Track/tread (front) 1582 62.3
Track/tread (rear) 1560 61.4
Length 4822 189.8
Width 1832 72.1
Height 1434 56.5
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.73
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 80 litres 17.6 UK Gal 21.1 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.280
Frontal area
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Volvo
Engine code B5204T3
Cylinders Straight 5
Capacity 2 litre
1984 cc
(121.071 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 81 × 77 mm
3.19 × 3.03 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.05
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
20 valves in total
maximum power output
225 PS (222 bhp) (166 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output
111.9 bhp/litre
1.83 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
310 Nm (229 ft·lb) (31.6 kgm)
at 2700-5000 rpm
Specific torque
156.25 Nm/litre
1.89 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.4:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1963.5 kPa (284.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 396.8 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 7.50 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 245 km/h (152 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 10.90 m
Front suspension I.S.LowerLi.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MultiLi.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID77330
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 20.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1998 Volvo S80 T5 added 2001-03-12.
Last modified 2013-09-11.

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