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Volvo 760 GLE specs

Car type 4-door saloon
Curb weight 1566 kg (3452 lbs)
Power / weight 100 ps (98 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 150 Nm (111 lb-ft) / t
Introduced 1982
Origin country Sweden
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Performance

Top speed 195 kph (121 mph)
0 - 100 kph 9.9 s
0 - 100 mph 33.2 s
Est. 1/8 mile 12.2 s @ 70.2 mph
1/4 mile 17.4 s @ 80.2 mph
Est. 1/2 mile 28.0 s @ 93.2 mph
Est. 1000 m 32.7 s @ 158.0 kph

More acceleration times

Volvo 760 GLE acceleration graph

Powertrain

Engine type V6
Displacement 2.8 l (171 ci)
Power 156 ps (154 bhp / 115 kw)
Torque 235 Nm (173 lb-ft)
Power / liter 56 ps (55 hp)
Transmission 5 speed manual or 4 speed automatic
Layout front engine, rear wheel drive

Laptimes

Track Time
Top Gear Track 1:48.00
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SUPER9MAN9  8y ago

Why does it say racing rivals?


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ky  9y ago

It was ALWAYS a Volvo that was blocking the road in front when you wanted to overtake. It wasnt so much that the car was crap, it was that their drivers were crap.


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FastestLaps  9y ago

As long as we don't have a laptime of a better maintained car, why not keep at least what we already have? It's not like it was missing a wheel or engine was running on two cylinders.


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james  9y ago

delete the laptime, its invalid, jezza bought it for £1 and it had less power because it lost is over the years


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Anonymous  10y ago

These cars had a PRV 2.8 Litre. And a 4 speed auto.


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Anonymous  10y ago

no thanks, i'll take the zonda.


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Anonymous  10y ago

theres nothing wrong with Volvo's the Extremely comfortable and the Safest cars you can get, gimme a S60R anyday of the week!!!!


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BumRush  10y ago

Dude i added this cae Because it has a laptime, i wouldnt add a car unless it has a laptime, or its pure awesomensss is so great it will ruin your computer, and i got those stats from AutoCar W/E October 16 1982, and back in its time it wasnt bad, but just think of it this way, if you get into a car accident, theres no safer car! and WTF is CodSwallop???


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FastestLaps  10y ago

I am not sure wehere the technical specs come from. I think it was a 2.8 not 2.4. They had 2.4 diesels.


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FastestLaps  10y ago

I am having a laugh. :D But honestly, I think it is a lovely classic car. It's a typical boxy Volvo of boxy Volvo era. I just feel sorry for the car being described as "pile of crap".


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Anonymous  10y ago

Mate what a load of codswallop are you trying to sell me that Volvo or what??
Also v6 or straight six engines mean nothing with 3 tonne cars at least your so called 1.1 civic if there are any would leave it standing mate....


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FastestLaps  10y ago

what do you mean why what ?
you guys talk about other cars on this database which shouldn't be on here then along comes this pile of crap .....

It's a bloody V6!!! So it is huugely fast. Probably a little faster than your 1.1 liter Civic. If I were you, I would have showed some respect!


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FastestLaps  10y ago

Mate laptimes don't mean nothing in the real world only on this site.

Laptimes do matter a lot in real life. But I see your point. When you're doing your normal driving you don't stretch your car to the limit that track driving can reach to. So what matters the most are things like torque, power, ride comfort etc. But when you're in market for a sports/performance car, it will matter for you if your sportscar actually can perform as such and don't get crushed at track by a diesel van.

You want to enjoy driving your sports/performance car and much about that drive-ability, handling performance and driving enjoyment reflects on laptimes.

So if laptimes only matter on this site (as you said) then all the magazine tests, tv show tests etc where they take timed laps were actually exclusively made only for this website! Well, unfortunately that's you know it's not true. Lap time is a huge selling point for any performance oriented vehicle and it is obvious for everybody, including media and car manufacturers and sales people.


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Anonymous  10y ago

Mate laptimes don't mean nothing in the real world only on this site.
P.s. Would you really have a Volvo ??
Get real dude...


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Heyhuub  10y ago

This car atleast has a laptime. All the other fancy cars people place don't.


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Anonymous  10y ago

what do you mean why what ?
you guys talk about other cars on this database which shouldn't be on here then along comes this pile of crap .....


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BumRush  10y ago

why what.


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Anonymous  10y ago

but why?????

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Can you add my lap time here?

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i9io 1d 

yeah