1973 164 front
end with 240 framework, 1987 240 doors, 1984- 240 side turn signal lamps, 1986-
240 rear door exterior, windshield trim moulding, external mirrors, steering
column/wheel, mudflaps, 1984 245 Turbo leather interior, rear mounted battery,
1981- 245 taillights, 1999 S80 front emblem (!), 1991- 240 windshield.
960 B6304F DOHC 24 valve six cylinder inline, 2.922 l, 204 hp/267 Nm DIN. Bosch
Motronic 1.8 fuel injection system, direct ignition system, all alloy, 182 kg.
960 AW 30-43 LE four speed automatic with lockup, electronically controlled
and synchronized with engine control system. Custom designed "black box"
performing speed signal conversions for engine, transmission, cruise and speedometer.
(240 live axle): 1031 3.73:1 differential, 940 speedometer sensor, 21 mm sway
bar, lowering springs, Sachs gas shocks, Volvo 20 mm spacers
suspension (240 McPherson): Volvo R-sport shocks, 23 mm sway bar, lowering
system: 240 262 mm ventilated front rotors, 240 master cylinder, Girling 1:4
brake booster, Girling front calipers, ATE rear calipers
semi automatic electronic temperature control, 240 -1990 evaporator/expansion
valve/heater valve, 740 condenser/accumulator, 960 compressor, R134a refrigerant
1580 kg with full gas tank, 49.4/50.6% front/rear axle
base: 2.74 m
front/rear: 1420/1390 mm (1975 164 25 mm offset rims)
power steering, power seats with driver's side three position memory, all keyless
alarm/lock (including gas filling hatch)/go system, cruise
windows front/rear, heated seats, leather interior, rear headrests, external
temperature gauge, electrically controlled/heated mirrors, headlight wash/wipers,
automatic headlights, cargo cover, cargo protection guard, delayed interior
dome light shutoff, front center arm rest with front/rear cup holders.
0-100 km/h (0-62.5 mph) <8.3 seconds, measurement performed with G sensor,
start at idle rpm. (Volvo 960 record by manufacturer: 9.1 seconds)
>200 km/h (125 mph)
average 1.18 l/10 km (calculated exact figure, equals 19.9 miles/gallon),
approx highway 1.0-1.1 l/10 km, town 1.3-1.4 l/10 km