Volvo 480 Turbo 1988-1995


July 6, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on August 1, 2015
Volvo 480 Turbo (1988-1995)
Country
Sweden
Top Speed (mph)
124
0-60 mph
8.6
1/4 mile
16.6
BHP
119 @5400rpm
Torque lbft
129 @3300rpm
BHP per ton
116
MPG UK/US
32/27
Engine capacity CC/CU
1721/105
Engine type
Straight 4 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Turbocharged
Compression Ratio
8.1:1
Valve Type/No
SOHC 8
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
5
Wheels driven
FWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2+2
Length (in)
167.6
Width (in)
67.3
Height (in)
51.8
Kerb Weight (lbs)
2285
Additional Info: The turbo was also available with ES or GT options. Other models include the naturally aspirated 480ES, 480GT and 480S all with a 110bhp/122lb-ft 2.0 litre engine and a 0-60 of around 9.5 secs. Also with the same 110bhp 2.0 engine was a celebration model made in 1995/96. Incidently there were naturally aspirated 1.7 litre ES’s and S’s also with 110bhp, but only 103lb-ft of torque and a 0-60 time of around mid 9’s to low 10’s.

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