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Volvo Taking Orders for D5 Diesel

Tue, 03 Jul 2001
Volvo's impressive new lightweight 163bhp D5 diesels are now starting to arrive in Volvo showrooms and dealers are taking orders for autumn delivery.

The engines develop 163bhp at 4,000rpm and 251 lb ft (340Nm) torque from 1,750 to 3,000 rpm which should make them excellent towers. Figures for individual models are:

Volvo S60 D5. Top speed 130mph; 0 to 60 mph 9.3 seconds; combined fuel economy 47.1mpg; C02 output 158g/km; Prices: S £20,750, SE £22,950; VED £130pa.

Volvo S80 D5. Top speed 130mph; 0 to 60 mph 9.6 seconds; combined fuel economy 46.3mpg; C02 output 161g/km; Prices: S £22,340, SE £24,240; VED £130pa.

Volvo V70 D5 Estate. Top speed 130mph; 0 to 60 mph 9.6 seconds; combined fuel economy 44.1mpg; C02 output 169g/km; Prices: S £23,960, SE £25,960; VED £150pa.

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