|Engine||1583 cc B16 I4 1778 cc B18 I4 1986 cc B20 I4|
|Transmission||3-speed H6 manual 3-speed Volvo M30 manual 3-speed Volvo M31 overdrive manual 4-speed M4 manual 4-speed Volvo M40 manual 4-speed Volvo M41 overdrive manual 3-speed Borg-Warner 35 automatic|
|Wheelbase||2,590 mm (102.0 in)|
How fast Volvo Amazon is?
According to Martin, it sprints from 0 to 60 mph (0-97 km/h) in less than three seconds and has reached a top speed of 205 mph (322 km/h). “Although it looks like a standard Volvo, I reckon it is about the fastest car in Britain – quicker than any Ferrari, Porsche or even Bugatti.
What year did Volvo Amazon get disc brakes?
Brakes of the Amazon were initially hydraulic drums all around up until 1964, after that the cars were fitted with front discs and rear drums.
Who designed the Volvo Amazon?
The man responsible for the design was 26 year old Jan Wilsgaard, who went on to become Volvo’s head of design for many years, designing the 140, 240 and 700 series, as well as parts of the 800 series.