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Volvo 240 GLT Estate '88
Volvo 240 GLT Estate '88
Appears in Gran Turismo 4
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Type in GT5 Standard
Interior in GT6 Simple
Manufacturer Volvo
Displacement 2316 cc
Drivetrain FR
Aspiration NA
Engine Volvo B23 SOHC
Max Power 118 BHP
Performance Points 314 PP
Max Torque 140.31 ft-lb
Top Speed 129 miles per hour (208 km/h)
Length 4790 mm
Width 1710 mm
Height 1460 mm
Weight 1,890 kilograms (4,200 lb)
Power/Weight Ratio 16.02 kg (35.3 lb) per horsepower

The Volvo 240 GLT Estate '88 is a Road car produced by Volvo. It appears in Gran Turismo 4, Gran Turismo PSP, Gran Turismo 5 and Gran Turismo 6.

ColorsEdit

There are fourteen colors to choose from for this car:

  • Silver Green Metallic
  • Light Blue Metallic
  • Blue Green Metallic
  • Blue
  • Dark Blue
  • Black
  • Silver Gray Metallic
  • Silver Metallic
  • White
  • Beige Metallic
  • Beige
  • Yellow
  • Red
  • Dark Red

In-game descriptionEdit

"A stoic masterpiece of an estate born from Nordic taste and lifestyle."


Volvo made its mark in the U.S. as a producer of stylish and sturdy station wagons. And the 240 Wagon, introduced in 1974, was no exception. Created in response to the American station wagon boom of the 1950s, Volvo station wagons, with their ongoing policy of simple and sturdy construction, were among the highest quality models on the market. They were never head-turning high-performance cars, but their practicality and interiors, brimming with that unique Northern European ambiance, helped established Volvo's safety-first brand image. At the time, Volvo used a three-digit format for its car names. The rule was that the first digit represented the series name, the second signified the number of cylinders in the engine, and the third indicated the number of doors. Thus, the 245 was a 200 Series with an inline-4 that had 5 doors.

The drive system was a conventional FR (Front-engine, Rear-drive. The engine was a liquid-cooled pushrod inline-4 that came in two displacements, 1985 cc and 2127 cc, the latter available in both carbureted and fuel-injected versions. The smaller engine produces 81 BHP while the carbureted version of the 2.1-liter pumped out 96 BHP. The fuel-injected variant produced 121 BHP.

Volvo's high standard for safety was already one of the company's trademarks, and the 240 Wagon was a shining example of this. Although airbags were not yet available, safety features like crushable body construction, 5-mph bumpers, and 3-point seatbelts were standard equipment.

AcquisitionEdit

GT4Edit

This car can be obtained in one of two ways:

  1. Buying it at the 1980's Used Car Dealership for 5,571 Credits. The price may vary depending on the mileage.
  2. Winning the Euro Hot Hatch League.

GTPSPEdit

This car can be purchased for 15,920 Credits.

GT5Edit

This car is a Standard Car, and can occasionally be bought at the Used Car Dealership for around 10,000 Credits. The exact price of the car may vary depending on the mileage. It is a Level 0 car.

GT6Edit

This car can be purchased for 15,920 Credits. It is a simplified car.

NotesEdit

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