Performance wise however, this car is just not very fast. The most visible differences between the 700 and the 900 series were the more rounded corners on the body of the latter, and a somewhat better-appointed interior. Besides passing exams each mechanic mustalso have worked in the field for two ormore years before a certificate is issued. There is absolutely no rust anywhere on the car. In his later years he went back to leasing when it became more commonplace, and of course had the cars serviced properly so as not to be penalized at turn-in. This version of the Volvo offers a peppy 2. It's a definite step backwards.
This car was very easy to drive as it was automatic, although a manual might have been more fun. Please review all photos carefully and if there is anything you are not sure about, ask questions prior to bidding. We have taken many pictures of this vehicle, and we know that it can be a pain to click each one of them separately, so we have created a web page that contains a slide show. Try finding something more local. Inside, all 760s received a revised dashboard which was angled towards the driver, 3-position tilt steering, and a new stereo system. The Volvo 740 outlived the 760, remaining for another two years, finally being discontinued in 1992 after the 850 was launched. They have wheels, and a steering wheel, a horn and are made of metal boxes.
The volume of the tank shrunk by 2 liters, to 80 l 21. I gave it to my ex when her car died. This was Volvo's first multi-valve engine. Apart from my low mileage Fiat all my other cars at this point had at least 250,000 km 155,000 miles on them. The Granada always seemed extremely conservative, even compared to this. The b230f motor was tough, would've been nice with a turbo because it was a small engine for a almost 2 tonne car. As was my style at the time, I was all about modifications and not at all about maintenance.
The sedan and wagon models Volvo 740, 760, 780 carries with it the signature box-type design which is part of the historic past of the brand. These professional mechanics are fully able toanalyze vehicle problems and perform thenecessary service procedures to keep yourVolvo at peak operating condition. I think it may have had about 140k miles on it when it finally quit. To me it looks like a European version of a North American car. No, you may not use that bucket of house paint lying around your garage but there is a simple way of restoring the paint job on your 740.
Originally, it had been planned to use a smaller, 2,458 cc turbocharged, version of the V6 as seen in the and , which had been successfully tested in 740s and 760s. The label is located on the rear-facing edge of the right front door. Two years after, the 740 was released, and it was created as an inexpensive version of the 760. So I started looking for a Volvo 740 like my dad once owned. In its last year, it still underwent several changes like replacing its mechanical engine cooling fan with an electric version. The 700 series was introduced in 1982 with the luxurious 760, followed two years later by the lower priced 740 which capitalized on the prestige attained by the very similar 760. If you want a faster 740, go with the 740 turbo.
Tracks well, has acceptable acceleration for a 4-cylinder witj a ton and a half of body. Buying rustproofing sprays can also safeguard your Volvo from the marriage of oxygen and metal. If you pay by wire transfer the vehicle will be available for pickup once funds are available in our account. A common symptom is difficulty in shifting. It was a great little machine.
Your Post When you make a post, you can see the post on the home screen. This was due to the weight increase: the new rear suspension weighed about 40 kg 88 lb more than the old one, and Volvo meant that loss of payload would not be worth the comfort improvements. Shipping companies have insurance policies that protect buyers against damage. We are not responsible for errors or omissions in our listings. The 740 Turbo 16V most markets had the 2.
Major sections within the Service ManualSystem include: 0-General Information; 1-Lubrication and Service: 2-Engine; 3-ElectricalSystem: 4-Power Transmission: 5-Brakes; 6-Suspension and Steering; 7-Springs, Shockabsorbers and Wheels; 8-Body and Interior. Furthermore, it will be assumed that you have inspected this vehicle fully if you have placed the bid or sent in your deposit. If the deposit is not received within the required time frame and alternative arrangements were not made, we reserve the right to make the vehicle available for sale to another buyer. The 700, designed by , was originally to have been a replacement for the , but production of that model continued until the early nineties. Volvo engines are generally bulletproof and give little trouble, even with high mileages.