1979 Volvo 262 Coupe


1979 Volvo 262 Coupe

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.

In Detail

engineInline-6
displacement2664 cc / 162.6 in³
power104.4 kw / 140 bhp
specific output52.55 bhp per litre
f brake sizemm / in
r brake sizemm / in
wheelbase2640 mm / 103.9 in
gear ratios:1