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Volvo 480i S

(1992 model)

Brief specs of 1992 Volvo 480i S

3-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1721 cm3 / 105.0 cu in / 105.0 cu in, 75.3 kW / 101.0 hp / 101.0 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 143.0 N·m / 105.5 lb·ft / 105.5 lb·ft @ 3900 rpm / 3900 rpm / 3900 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 184 km/h / 114 mph / 114 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolvoIssued from1992
Model480i SIssued until
Serie480Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolvoCountrySE,NL

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4258 mm / 167.6 in / 167.6 inTotal (curb) weight1034 kg / 2280 lb / 2280 lb
Width1710 mm / 67.3 in / 67.3 inDry weight
Height1318 mm / 51.9 in / 51.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2502 mm / 98.5 in / 98.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1416 mm / 55.7 in / 55.7 inTowing weight
Track rear1426 mm / 56.1 in / 56.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.92 m2 / 20.6 sq ft / 20.6 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 ManufacturerRenaultValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke83.5 mm / 3.29 in / 3.29 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.97
Fuel supplyBendix multipoint fuel injectionEngine displacement1721 cm3 / 105.0 cu in / 105.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity430.25 cm3/cylinder / 26.255 cu in/cylinder / 26.255 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power75.3 kW / 101.0 hp / 101.0 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque143.0 N·m / 105.5 lb·ft / 105.5 lb·ft at 3900 rpm / 3900 rpm / 3900 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)33.2 kW / 44.6 hp / 44.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output43.8 kW/l / 0.961 bhp/cu in / 0.961 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque83.1 N·m/l / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.8
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.07

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed184 km/h / 114 mph / 114 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio97.7 kW/ton / 74.0 bhp/ton / 74.0 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h11.40 s / 11.40 s / 11.40 sFuel 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 alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front5.5J x 14Wheels rear5.5J x 14
Tyres front185/65 R 14 82HTyres rear185/65 R 14 82H
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volvo 480i S

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