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Figures & Specs: Volvo 242 GT 2.3 - [1979]

Year: 1979 | Type: Saloon
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Volvo 242 Figures & Specs | Engine and Transmission.

Volvo 242 Engine: The Saloon version of the 242 model has a 2316 cc (141.3 ci) 8 valve St4 N/A Petrol engine.
Volvo 242 Transmission: This particular Volvo 242 GT 2.3 has a 4 speed/ Manual gearbox with the power being delivered through it's RWD system.

Power and Torque | Figures & Specs.

Volvo 242 Power: The 242's 2316 cc (141.3 ci) engine reaches its peak power of 138 bhp (102 kW) @ 5750 rpm.
Volvo 242 Torque: The Volvo 242 produces torque measuring 141 lb-ft (187.1 Nm) @ 4500 rpm.
Volvo 242 Power to Weight: The 242 weighs around 1320 kg (2910 lb). Power to weight can be calculated at 104.5 bhp per metric ton or alternatively as 106.8 lb-ft of torque per ton.

Volvo 242 Performance | Figures & Specs.

Volvo 242 Top Speed: The Volvo 242 GT 2.3 - [1979] has a top speed of 113 mph (181.8 kph)
Volvo 242 Acceleration: This 242 reaches 0-60mph (96.6 kph) in 9.8 seconds or 0-100kph in 10.1 and can achieve an estimated 1/4 mile drag time in 17.38 seconds with a trap speed of 78.7 mph.

Engine: 2316 cc (141.3 ci) 8 Valve
Formation: St4 | Aspiration: N/A
Volvo 242 GT 2.3 - [1979] image
Transmission: 4 speed/ Manual
Top Speed: 113 mph (181.8 kph)
0-60 mph (96.6 kph): 9.8 secs
0-100 kph (0-62 mph): 10.1 secs
0-100 mph (160.9 kph): 0.0 secs
Power: 138 bhp (102 kW) @ 5750 rpm
Torque: 141 lb-ft (187.1 Nm) @ 4500 rpm
Kerbweight: 1320 kgs (2910 lbs)
Drive: RWD | Engine Location: F
1/4 Mile (Est.): 17.38 secs @ 78.7 mph
Closest Rivals: 1979 Volvo 242 GT 2.3 rivals list. BHP Per Ton: 104.5 bhp
Compare 100s more cars: Car Comparison Torque Per Ton: 106.8 lb-ft
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