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Volvo 66 GL

(1975 model)

Brief specs of 1975 Volvo 66 GL

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1289 cm3 / 78.7 cu in / 78.7 cu in, 42.5 kW / 57.0 hp / 57.0 hp @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, 94.0 N·m / 69.3 lb·ft / 69.3 lb·ft @ 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm, continuously variable transmission (CVT) transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolvoIssued from1975
Model66 GLIssued until
Serie66Number 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

Length3905 mm / 153.7 in / 153.7 inTotal (curb) weight833 kg / 1836 lb / 1836 lb
Width1537 mm / 60.5 in / 60.5 inDry weight
Height1391 mm / 54.8 in / 54.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2248 mm / 88.5 in / 88.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1308 mm / 51.5 in / 51.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1245 mm / 49.0 in / 49.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance191 mm / 7.5 in / 7.5 inFuel capacity42 l / 9.3 UK gal / 11.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.74  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.82 m2 / 19.6 sq ft / 19.6 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 ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore73.0 mm / 2.87 in / 2.87 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke77.0 mm / 3.03 in / 3.03 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.95
Fuel supply1 So carbEngine displacement1289 cm3 / 78.7 cu in / 78.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity322.25 cm3/cylinder / 19.665 cu in/cylinder / 19.665 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power42.5 kW / 57.0 hp / 57.0 hp at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque94.0 N·m / 69.3 lb·ft / 69.3 lb·ft at 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)17.0 kW / 22.8 hp / 22.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output33.0 kW/l / 0.725 bhp/cu in / 0.725 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque72.9 N·m/l / 0.64 lb·ft/cu in / 0.64 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typecontinuously variable transmission (CVT)Number of gears
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.8
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.51

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio68.4 kW/ton / 51.8 bhp/ton / 51.8 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
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Torsion barSuspension rearde Dion axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volvo 66 GL

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