1995 Volvo 480S 2.0 liter .
Designer 👨🏻🎨 #johndevries (1981)
The #Volvo480 is a sporty #compactcar that was produced in #Born , #Netherlands #🇳🇱 , by #Volvo from 1986 to 1995. It was the first front-wheel drive car made by the automaker. The #480 was available in only one body style on an automobile platform related to the #Volvo440 /#volvo460 five door #hatchback and four door sedan models
although it was foreseen to sell 25,000 cars overseas .
Volvo highlighted that the car was "well-endowed with advanced electronics" and the automaker's press release described in detail the numerous features.The 480 had good handling, due in part to its #Lotus designed suspension. The normally aspirated #Renault engines were reliable .
The 2.0 naturally aspirated engine was also introduced, again based on the #RenaultF3 engine.
1994 saw the #UnitedKingdom #🇬🇧 release of the "Celebration" limited edition of 480 specially equipped and numbered cars. In 1994, the 480 also received its last light update, and now sported clear front turn signals.Production ended on 7 September #1995 . According to the Volvo Museum, 76,375 cars in #ES and #Turbo versions were made between 1986 and 1995.