Volvo 940 — one of the last cars, let out by the Swedish concern of Volvo, the large-sized car with a back drive. The first representatives appeared in 1991, and such iron horse either in Sweden, or in the Belgian Ghent, or at plants of Halifax in Canada gathered, from which walls with success was issued till 1998.
Being based on base of Volvo 740, the model was slightly modernized in a complete set. Like Volvo 960, the bigger tilt angle of a back part of the car did Volvo 940 body less angular and bulky. The length of the Scandinavian handsome reached 4871 mm, width — 1750 mm, height — 1425 mm at considerable wheel base — 2770 mm. As to a road clearance, 105 mm of a road gleam especially couldn't please the driver.
Presented by three most popular updatings of Volvo 940, the first generation was completed with the 2,3-liter power unit. Technical characteristics of Volvo 940 differed in capacity and a gear shifting box: 4-either 5-speed mechanics, or 4-speed machine gun. The interesting design and a quite good complete set in a combination to reliable safety of Volvo 940 deservedly confirmed reputation of the producer.