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Adhering to a squared-off shape that provides maximum interior width and height for passenger comfort, Volvo's products evoke an image of solid construction and quality of assembly.
The company's vehicles lie toward the upper end of the price scale, without apologies. Corporate management takes the position that the good things in life are not free.
In return, Volvo offers a liberal dash of engineering technology, luxury appointments and safety, all as standard equipment.
The product line encompasses a 240, 740 and 940 series, plus a specialty Coupe. The 740 line is midstream in its pricing and has available the same basic four-cylinder engine found in the 940.
Safety is a Volvo trademark, and the company emphasizes this more than raw speed. However, in turbocharged form, the 2.3-liter, four-cylinder engine has sufficient horsepower that dropping the hammer on full-throttle acceleration gets things going in a hurry.
For a more normal driving mode, the 740 provides relaxed motoring. It also includes some power accessories that add to the convenience purchasers of fairly expensive motor cars expect.
The 740 Turbo sedan that Terry Lee, vice president and general manager of the Tom Wood Group that represents Volvo in Indianapolis, was quite representative of this series. Options, while few, did include ...
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Los Angeles Times's view
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284,000 miles and still going strong.They don't make them lke this anymore. I'll buy another one any day. Read full review
The 1992 Volvo 740 currently has 0 recalls