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Volvo 740 Turbo

(1983 model)

Brief specs of 1983 Volvo 740 Turbo

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 2316 cm3 / 141.3 cu in / 141.3 cu in, 133.5 kW / 179.0 hp / 179.0 hp @ 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm, 260.0 N·m / 191.8 lb·ft / 191.8 lb·ft @ 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 204 km/h / 127 mph / 127 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolvoIssued from1983
Model740 TurboIssued until
Serie740Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolvoCountrySE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4470 l / 157.86 cu ft / 157.86 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4788 mm / 188.5 in / 188.5 inTotal (curb) weight1346 kg / 2967 lb / 2967 lb
Width1753 mm / 69.0 in / 69.0 inDry weight
Height1412 mm / 55.6 in / 55.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2771 mm / 109.1 in / 109.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1471 mm / 57.9 in / 57.9 inTowing weight
Track rear1461 mm / 57.5 in / 57.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.73  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.10 m2 / 22.6 sq ft / 22.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.84 m2 / 9.1 sq ft / 9.1 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)20.9 kW / 28.0 hp / 28.0 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeB230ETTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerVolvoValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore96.0 mm / 3.78 in / 3.78 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.2
Fuel supplyBo Mot fuel inj.Engine displacement2316 cm3 / 141.3 cu in / 141.3 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity579.00 cm3/cylinder / 35.333 cu in/cylinder / 35.333 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power133.5 kW / 179.0 hp / 179.0 hp at 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque260.0 N·m / 191.8 lb·ft / 191.8 lb·ft at 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm
Compressor type1 Garrett AiResearch T3 turbochargerMaximum rpm
IntercooleryesMax. net output (power at the wheels)65.1 kW / 87.2 hp / 87.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output57.6 kW/l / 1.267 bhp/cu in / 1.267 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque112.3 N·m/l / 0.98 lb·ft/cu in / 0.98 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.79
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.54

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)6.10 s / 6.10 s / 6.10 sTop (maximal) speed204 km/h / 127 mph / 127 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)8.50 s / 8.50 s / 8.50 sPower-to-weight ratio133.0 kW/ton / 100.8 bhp/ton / 100.8 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 & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.5Turning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Lower wishbone, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearLive axle, Trailing arm, Panhard rod, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front195/60 R 15Tyres rear195/60 R 15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volvo 740 Turbo

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