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Volvo S70 2.4

(1997 model)

Brief specs of 1997 Volvo S70 2.4

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 5-cylinder 20-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2435 cm3 / 148.6 cu in / 148.6 cu in, 120.8 kW / 162.0 hp / 162.0 hp @ 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm, 220.0 N·m / 162.3 lb·ft / 162.3 lb·ft @ 4700 rpm / 4700 rpm / 4700 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 210 km/h / 131 mph / 131 mph top speed, consumption 8.6 l/100km / 32.8 mpg-UK / 27.4 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolvoIssued from1997
ModelS70 2.4Issued until
SerieS70Number 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)4550 l / 160.68 cu ft / 160.68 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4722 mm / 185.9 in / 185.9 inTotal (curb) weight1405 kg / 3097 lb / 3097 lb
Width1761 mm / 69.3 in / 69.3 inDry weight
Height1403 mm / 55.2 in / 55.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2664 mm / 104.9 in / 104.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1521 mm / 59.9 in / 59.9 inTowing weight
Track rear1468 mm / 57.8 in / 57.8 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity68 l / 15.0 UK gal / 18.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.77  

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 / 9.0 sq ft / 9.0 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 CodeB5254STotal number of cylinders5
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 5 cylinder)Total number of valves20
Engine ManufacturerVolvoValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore83.0 mm / 3.27 in / 3.27 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke90.0 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.92
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2435 cm3 / 148.6 cu in / 148.6 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 ratio10.3 : 1
SumpMax. output power120.8 kW / 162.0 hp / 162.0 hp at 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque220.0 N·m / 162.3 lb·ft / 162.3 lb·ft at 4700 rpm / 4700 rpm / 4700 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)69.6 kW / 93.3 hp / 93.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output49.6 kW/l / 1.090 bhp/cu in / 1.090 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque90.3 N·m/l / 0.79 lb·ft/cu in / 0.79 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) speed210 km/h / 131 mph / 131 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio99.6 kW/ton / 75.5 bhp/ton / 75.5 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h8.90 s / 8.90 s / 8.90 sFuel consumption, City (urban)11.9 l/100km / 23.7 mpg-UK / 19.8 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)6.7 l/100km / 42.2 mpg-UK / 35.1 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)8.6 l/100km / 32.8 mpg-UK / 27.4 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions201 g/km / 324 g/mi / 324 g/mi (est.)
  Range791 km / 491 mi / 491 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.2Turning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front190/60-R15Tyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volvo S70 2.4

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