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Volvo 144 Grand Luxe

(1966 model)

Brief specs of 1966 Volvo 144 Grand Luxe

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1986 cm3 / 121.2 cu in / 121.2 cu in, 92.5 kW / 124.0 hp / 124.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 167.0 N·m / 123.2 lb·ft / 123.2 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, rear wheel drive, 171 km/h / 106 mph / 106 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolvoIssued from1966
Model144 Grand LuxeIssued until
Serie144Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolvoCountrySE,NL

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4623 mm / 182.0 in / 182.0 inTotal (curb) weight1290 kg / 2844 lb / 2844 lb
Width1727 mm / 68.0 in / 68.0 inDry weight
Height1441 mm / 56.7 in / 56.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2616 mm / 103.0 in / 103.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1346 mm / 53.0 in / 53.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1346 mm / 53.0 in / 53.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.77  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.12 m2 / 22.8 sq ft / 22.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerVolvoValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore88.9 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.11
Fuel supplyBo fuel inj.Engine displacement1986 cm3 / 121.2 cu in / 121.2 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity496.50 cm3/cylinder / 30.298 cu in/cylinder / 30.298 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power92.5 kW / 124.0 hp / 124.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque167.0 N·m / 123.2 lb·ft / 123.2 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)44.4 kW / 59.5 hp / 59.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output46.6 kW/l / 1.024 bhp/cu in / 1.024 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque84.1 N·m/l / 0.74 lb·ft/cu in / 0.74 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.1

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)7.80 s / 7.80 s / 7.80 sTop (maximal) speed171 km/h / 106 mph / 106 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)10.10 s / 10.10 s / 10.10 sPower-to-weight ratio96.1 kW/ton / 72.8 bhp/ton / 72.8 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volvo 144 Grand Luxe

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