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Volvo S80

(1998 model)

Brief specs of 1998 Volvo S80

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2922 cm3 / 178.3 cu in / 178.3 cu in, 149.1 kW / 199.9 hp / 199.9 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 280.0 N·m / 206.5 lb·ft / 206.5 lb·ft @ 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 235 km/h / 146 mph / 146 mph top speed, consumption 9.7 l/100km / 29.1 mpg-UK / 24.2 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolvoIssued from1998
ModelS80Issued until
SerieS80Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolvoCountrySE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerPeter HorburyCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4650 l / 164.21 cu ft / 164.21 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4822 mm / 189.8 in / 189.8 inTotal (curb) weight1653 kg / 3644 lb / 3644 lb
Width1832 mm / 72.1 in / 72.1 inDry weight
Height1434 mm / 56.5 in / 56.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2791 mm / 109.9 in / 109.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1582 mm / 62.3 in / 62.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1560 mm / 61.4 in / 61.4 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance150 mm / 5.9 in / 5.9 inFuel capacity80 l / 17.6 UK gal / 21.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.73  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.28Frontal area (A)2.23 m2 / 24.0 sq ft / 24.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.63 m2 / 6.7 sq ft / 6.7 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.5 kW / 20.8 hp / 20.8 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerVolvoValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionaluminium block & headBore83.0 mm / 3.27 in / 3.27 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke90.0 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.92
Fuel supplyEFiEngine displacement2922 cm3 / 178.3 cu in / 178.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity487.00 cm3/cylinder / 29.719 cu in/cylinder / 29.719 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power149.1 kW / 199.9 hp / 199.9 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque280.0 N·m / 206.5 lb·ft / 206.5 lb·ft at 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)85.4 kW / 114.6 hp / 114.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output51.0 kW/l / 1.121 bhp/cu in / 1.121 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque95.8 N·m/l / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed235 km/h / 146 mph / 146 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio121.0 kW/ton / 91.7 bhp/ton / 91.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h8.20 s / 8.20 s / 8.20 sFuel consumption, City (urban)13.9 l/100km / 20.3 mpg-UK / 16.9 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)7.2 l/100km / 39.2 mpg-UK / 32.7 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)9.7 l/100km / 29.1 mpg-UK / 24.2 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions232 g/km / 373 g/mi / 373 g/mi
  Range825 km / 513 mi / 513 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3Turning circle11.6 m / 38.1 ft / 38.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent,S,Lower Links, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Multi-link, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/55-R16Tyres rear205/55-R16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volvo S80

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