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VOLVO 960 Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 2
First production year: 1990
Engines: Gasoline, Diesel

1994 - 1997

Volvo introduced a mid-life cycle refresh for its flagship model, the 960, in 1994 and technologically improved underneath. While it still looked like a brick on wheels with some shaved corners, the 960 sedan had its say on the premium segment. It offered a different kind of luxury than the German or the American premium carmakers and was known for its safe, dependable vehicles. The 1994 m...

full description and technical specifications
gasoline engines:

  VOLVO 960 2.5L 4AT (170 HP)

  VOLVO 960 2.5L 5MT (170 HP)

  VOLVO 960 3.0L 4AT (204 HP)

1990 - 1994

First introduced in 1991, Volvo's 960 replaced the 760 model, an automobile which had a remarkable success on the market during the '80s. Equipped with multiple safety features, the 960 had a 6-cylinder engine which helped the Swedish manufacturer develop a new series of engines with 5 and 4 cylinders supposed to be installed on new Volvo cars. Thanks to its safety features, the 960 re...

full description and technical specifications
diesel engines:

  VOLVO 960 2.4L TD 4AT (122 HP)

gasoline engines:

  VOLVO 960 3.0L 4AT (204 HP)