Engine Information

B280F

(1987-1990 780 GLE)

Type: Single-overhead cam all-aluminum V-6
Bore & Stroke: 3.58 x 2.87 in. (91 x 73 mm)
Displacement: 2849cc (163ci)
Compression: 8.8:1
Fuel Delivery: Bosch LH-Jet fuel injection
Horsepower: 145 bhp @ 5100 rpm
Torque: 173 lb-ft @ 3750 rpm

B230FT+

(1989 780 Turbo)

Type: Single-overhead cam inline 4-cylinder; cast-iron block, aluminum head
Bore & Stroke: 3.78 x 3.15 in. (96 x 80 mm)
Displacement: 2316cc (141ci)
Compression: 8.7:1
Turbo: Garrett T3 or Mitsubishi TD05 exhaust driven, water-cooled turbocharger and intercooler
Fuel Delivery: Bosch LH-Jet fuel injection
Horsepower: 175 bhp @ 5400 rpm
Torque: 187 lb-ft @ 2900 rpm

B230FT+ Generation 3

(1990 780 Turbo, 1991 Coupe)

Type: Single-overhead cam inline 4-cylinder; cast-iron block, aluminum head
Bore & Stroke: 3.78 x 3.15 in. (96 x 80 mm)
Displacement: 2316cc (141ci)
Compression: 8.7:1
Turbo: Garrett T25 or Mitsubishi TD04H exhaust driven, water-cooled turbocharger and intercooler
Fuel Delivery: Bosch LH-Jet fuel injection
Horsepower: 188 bhp @ 5100 rpm
Torque: 206 lb-ft @ 3900 rpm

Engines

Year/VIN Letter:
VIN:
Market 1985 (F)
1-(preprod.)
1986 (G)
60-720
1987 (H)
1200-3235
1988 (J)
4000-6334
1989 (K)
6500-8939
1990 (L)
9001-10427
1991 (M)
11302-11750
B200ET (26)
D24TIC (75)
B250FT (67)
B280E (68)
B280F (69)
Japan
B204GT (28)
B280F (69) USA & CAN
B230FT (87) USA & CAN

Information on this page collected by Hedwig Lambrechts based on several Volvo sources.