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VOLVO 480 Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 1
First production year: 1986
Engines: Gasoline
Body style: Hatchback
 

1986 - 1995

Volvo introduced the 480 in 1986 as a sporty hatchback and was the first front-wheel-drive vehicle designed by the Swedish carmaker. While the new hatchback segment started to conquer the compact segment, Volvo was still trapped in its old-fashion school, where its designers used only a pencil and a ruler to create a car. The 440 and the 760 were just a few examples, and the 480 was on the sa...

full description and technical specifications
gasoline engines:

  VOLVO 480 1.7L 5MT (102 HP)

  VOLVO 480 1.7L 5MT (106 HP)

  VOLVO 480 1.7L 5MT (109 HP)

  VOLVO 480 1.7L 5MT (95 HP)

  VOLVO 480 1.7L Turbo 5MT (120 HP)

  VOLVO 480 2.0L 5MT (109 HP)

  VOLVO 480 2.0L 5MT (110 HP)