1979 Volvo 262 Coupe
Volvo celebrated its 50th anniversary on 14 April by presenting every employee with a Swiss watch.
Jubilee models were produced. These included the Volvo 262 Coupe, an attractive model designed and produced by Bertone of Italy mainly for the US market.
A silver-coloured Volvo 240 was also produced. Adorned with gold stripes, this also boasted a silver plate on the dashboard signed by P.G. Gyllenhammar and a special jubilee badge.
|displacement||2664 cc / 162.6 in³|
|power||104.4 kw / 140 bhp|
|specific output||52.55 bhp per litre|
|f brake size||mm / in|
|r brake size||mm / in|
|wheelbase||2640 mm / 103.9 in|