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Volvo 120 1.8

(1962 model)

Brief specs of 1962 Volvo 120 1.8

2-door 5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, 1778 cm3 / 108.5 cu in / 108.5 cu in, 60.0 kW / 80.5 hp / 80.5 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 142.0 N·m / 104.7 lb·ft / 104.7 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolvoIssued from1962
Model120 1.8Issued until
Serie120Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolvoCountrySE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
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) weight1010 kg / 2227 lb / 2227 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 capacity58 l / 12.8 UK gal / 15.3 US gal
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 constructionBore84.2 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.05
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement1778 cm3 / 108.5 cu in / 108.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity445.46 cm3/cylinder / 27.184 cu in/cylinder / 27.184 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power60.0 kW / 80.5 hp / 80.5 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque142.0 N·m / 104.7 lb·ft / 104.7 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)24.0 kW / 32.2 hp / 32.2 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output33.8 kW/l / 0.742 bhp/cu in / 0.742 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque79.9 N·m/l / 0.70 lb·ft/cu in / 0.70 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 ratio81.2 kW/ton / 61.5 bhp/ton / 61.5 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 locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
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 1.8

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