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Volvo 262 C Coupé


type 2+2 FHC
doors 2

Engine information

Bore × stroke 88.00 mm × 73.00 mm 3.46 in × 2.87 in
Cylinders V-6 in 90.0° vee
Displace 2.7 litre 2664 cc (162.567 cu in)
Engine type SOHC
Valves 2 valves per cylinder | 12 valves in total
Engine construction
Compression ratio 9.50:1
Fuel system Bo fuel inj.
Maximum power
0-50 mph
0-60 mph
0-100 mph
0-100 km/h
80 - 120 km/h
402 m (Quarter mile)
Standing km
Top speed
Fuel consumption
CO2 emissions
Power to weight ratio 102.07 bhp/ton
Specific output
Maximum torque
bmep 1028.3 kPa (149.1 psi)
Specific torque 81.83 Nm/litre
Maximum rpm
Main bearings
Coolant Water
Bore / stroke ratio 1.21
Unitary capacity 444 cc/cylinder
Aspiration Normal
Compressor type N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N

Dimensions and weight

wheelbase 2640 mm
wheelbase 103.9 in
Length (milimeters) 4879 mm
Length (inches) 192.1 in
Width (milimeters) 1707 mm
Width (inches) 67.2 in
Height (milimeters) 1360 mm
Height (inches) 53.5 in
L:W ratio 1.85
Ground clearance (milimeters)
Ground clearance (inches)
Kerb weight (kilograms) 1450 kg
Kerb weight (pounds) 3197 lb
Weight distribuiton
Fuel capacity (litres) 60 litres
Fuel capacity (UK Ga) 13.2 UK Ga
Fuel capacity (US Gal) 15.9 US Gal


Drag coefficient
Frontal area


Engine location Front
Engine alignment Longitudinal
Drive RWD
Steering rack & pinion PAS
Turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Brakes F/R Di/Di-S
Brake ∅
Braked area
Transmission 3A
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio 3.54

General information

RAC rating 28.8
Number made
Model code
Model family
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available

Manual Download

Download 1978 Volvo 262 C Coupé PDF Manual
262 C Coupé picture
Designer unknown
Year 1978

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