Volvo Amazon 2 door 1961-70
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Volvo Amazon 2 Door 1961-70 specifications
Engine
4 cylinder in-line,
8 overhead valves
Displacement: 1,780cc
Bore: 84.1mm
Stroke: 80mm
Compression ratio: 8.5 - 1
Valves: 2 per cylinder
Carburettors: one
Power output: 68 bhp at 4,500rpm

Performance
Maximum speed: 89mph
Acceleration: 0-60 mph 21.1secs
Overall fuel consumption:
29.5 mpg

Construction
Pressed steel monocoque

Transmission

4-speed manual,
all syncromesh
Rear wheel drive

Brakes
Hyraulic, Front: disc
Rear: drum

Steering
Cam & roller

Suspension
Front & Rear: Coil

Wheels
4 stud, 15in, pressed steel

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 102.5in
Track front: 51.7in
Track front: 51.7in
Overall length: 173in
Overall width: 64in
Overall height: 59.5in
Kerb weight: 2,352 lbs
Fuel tank: 10gals

Amazon Production
1958 -1970
Total production of all
Amazon variants: 667323
4 door saloons 234,208
2 door saloons 359,918
Estates 73,197