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Volvo 120

(1970 model)

Brief specs of 1970 Volvo 120

petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, 1986 cm3 / 121.2 cu in / 121.2 cu in, 60.0 kW / 80.5 hp / 80.5 hp @ 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm, 157.0 N·m / 115.8 lb·ft / 115.8 lb·ft @ 2300 rpm / 2300 rpm / 2300 rpm, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolvoIssued from1970
Model120Issued until
Serie120Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolvoCountrySE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeNumber of seats
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4210 l / 148.67 cu ft / 148.67 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4460 mm / 175.6 in / 175.6 inTotal (curb) weight1030 kg / 2271 lb / 2271 lb
Width1620 mm / 63.8 in / 63.8 inDry weight
Height1510 mm / 59.4 in / 59.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2610 mm / 102.8 in / 102.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.08 m2 / 22.4 sq ft / 22.4 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) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves 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 supplyCarburettorEngine displacement1986 cm3 / 121.2 cu in / 121.2 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity496.57 cm3/cylinder / 30.303 cu in/cylinder / 30.303 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power60.0 kW / 80.5 hp / 80.5 hp at 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque157.0 N·m / 115.8 lb·ft / 115.8 lb·ft at 2300 rpm / 2300 rpm / 2300 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)24.0 kW / 32.2 hp / 32.2 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output30.2 kW/l / 0.664 bhp/cu in / 0.664 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque79.1 N·m/l / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio79.6 kW/ton / 60.3 bhp/ton / 60.3 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 circle10.0 m / 32.8 ft / 32.8 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volvo 120

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