Volvo 850 — the car of the Swedish concern Volvo. A compact car of the business class Jan Uilsgaard was which designer, actively was issued from 1992 to 1997. Being the first front-wheel car which exported to North America (1993), the model brought to Swedes in the North American market glory of the high quality producer. The leader of sales in the mid-nineties, an iron horse pleased with the innovations which are absent in Volvo 940.
The length of five-seater Volvo 850 in a body a sedan made 4660 mm, width — 1760 mm, height — 1400 mm at wheel — 2665 mm. Rather small length of a road gleam equaled 110 mm.
The cars which technical characteristics were presented by the 2,3-liter five cylinder engine in working capacity of 222 horsepower’s, used special demand in the USA thanks to lower price and essential economy of fuel.
Standard equipment included double forward safety cushions, anti-blocking system, head restraints which were fixed in three points on everything sitting and cruise control. Reliability, compactness and high road performance of Volvo 850 proves to be true participation in the large racing Bathurst (1994) and Australian Super Touring Championship (1996) championships.