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Forza Horizon 4 #Forzathon January 10-17: "Sport Wagon"  Techaeris

The Forza Horizon 4 #Forzathon January 10-17th event gives you a chance to earn an extra 100 (or 200 with the VIP house) #Forzathon Points in a Sport ...

The Volvo 850 Is Forgettable to Everyone But Me  Jalopnik

There's a new Regular Car Reviews video up today, which features a 1997 Volvo 850. And I am beside myself with joy. Never before has RCR hit so close to ...

This Week in Horizon Life – January 10th  AR12Gaming

Horizon Life brings new *content* to Forza Horizon 4 every week – this includes a season refresh, updated events, #Forzathon shop and challenges, as well as ...

Weekly Craigslist Hidden Treasure: 1997 Volvo 850 AWD Turbo Wagon  CarBuzz

Either you like station wagons or you don't. There's not much middle ground with this one. And that's just fine. Wagons, aka estates in Europe, never attained the ...

When Volvo Went Crazy With Its Wagons  RoadandTrack.com

Volvo's 850 Estate touring cars were at Goodwood this year, telling their tales loudly up the hill.

Jay Kay's excellent BMW and Volvo 850 are up for auction  Top Gear

along with five more gems including a McLaren 675LT and limited edition E30 M3. Tom Harrison. 24 Oct 2018. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Mailto ...

Top Gear
BMW R 850 GS and R 1250 GS: Now it's coming thick  Wire News Fax

With 268 kilograms of curb weight, the BMW R 1250 GS Adventure is a heavyweight. This is also the number of pieces, because their share of the sales of the ...

Wire News Fax
Do you own an old Ford Mondeo? The ‘future classics’ that could one day be worth a small fortune  The Sun

Everyday cars worth as little as £2500 are being snapped up across the UK after being tipped to skyrocket in value.

The Sun
Volvo 850R: Reader's Car of the Week  Pistonheads.com

Is there a better example of the Q car than the Volvo 850? So good were they at offering stonking performance in an unassuming package that they sort of turned ...

This Classic Volvo 850 Is Also A Tiny House On Wheels  CleanTechnica

January 10th, 2018 by Jo Borrás. Originally published on Gas2. Every once in a while, it pays to obsessively check out automotive classifieds all across the ...

The 1996 Volvo 850 R Was the Beginning of Sensible Speed  RoadandTrack.com

Volvo has only sold road cars under the Polestar brand name for a few years now, but back in 1996 it offered something very similar, the 850 R. The original 850 ...

Happy Birthday to the 850: The Last Old-School Volvo  The Cheat Sheet

The Volvo 850 wasn't around as long as the 240 or 700-series, but its legacy is strong. Here's why Volvo's first front-wheel drive sedan was so important.

The Cheat Sheet
Happy 25th Birthday To The Volvo 850!  Jalopnik

When you picture the boxy-yet-oddly-sleek Volvo 850, usually a wagon, it's easy to forget just how radical it was 25 years ago. Volvo was actually quite specific ...

Judge Dismisses Volvo 850 Lawsuit Over Anti-Intrusion Bar Doors  CarComplaints.com

A Volvo class-action lawsuit has been dismissed after the judge ruled the plaintiff who filed the lawsuit didn't prove her case.

Rydell Volvo 850 Estate at Goodwood FOS - Vintage Videos  Motorsport.com, Edition: Australia

Vintage Videos. Rickard Rydell's race-winning British Touring Car Championship Volvo 850 Estate heads onto the Goodwood Festival of Speed hill climb.

Motorsport.com, Edition: Australia
Volvo 850 R Retro Review Is Full of Archived Allure  The Drive

Watching car reviews of yesteryear never gets old. Seeing the exhilaration of automotive journalists testing the fastest cars of the time is endlessly entertaining, ...

The Drive
1996 Volvo 850 R takes on 2017 V90 D5 in uneven yet surprising drag race  DriveMag

The video is also about old gasoline versus modern diesel engines.

Long-term ownership: Swedish sleeper  autoweek.com

There's really no getting around it: Most people are going to look at this 1996 Volvo 850 R and—if they notice it at all—they're going to see another old Swedish ...

Watch This Guy Repeatedly Crash a Volvo Wagon To Prove How Strong It Is  RoadandTrack.com

Volvos have a reputation for safety. They also have a reputation for running forever. What happens when you test both of those things at once? You get this, a ...

A history of Volvo estate cars  Motoring Research

For many years, Volvo estate cars have been synonymous with green wellies, Labradors and the good life. Indeed, a 145 was the choice of wheels for Jerry and ...

Motoring Research
Harsh, hot 1994 Volvo 850  AutoWeek

One car I'm thankful I no longer own is the 1994 Volvo 850 sedan. Not a bad car, mind you, as these were quite well-regarded back in the day, having dominated ...

The Best Thing to Do With Your Freshly Engine Swapped 1966 Volvo Is Drive Across the Country  Jalopnik

Kyle Long's 1966 Volvo 122S wagon would be cool enough on its own, given that he swapped in the more modern five-cylinder engine from a 1995 Volvo 850.

New Episodes Of Wheeler Dealers  Fox 4

It's Not Too Late to Catch New Episodes of the Beloved Series that Finds, Fixes and Flips Everyday Rides.

Fox 4
Smithy's Volvo 850S Estate from Gavin & Stacey on the market  Car Dealer Magazine

IF you've always wanted a four-wheeled piece of television history but can't splash out on a Batmobile or the General Lee, we have a 1990s Swedish estate for ...

Car Dealer Magazine
Volvo's 850 Wagon Racer Was All Sorts Of Two Wheeling Awesome Insanity  Jalopnik

Twenty years have passed since Volvo entered two 850 wagons in the British Touring Car Championship. To this day it is still one of the bravest, nuttiest, and ...

Racing estate back on track at Silverstone  Historic Racing Technology

The iconic Volvo 850 Estate is the latest addition to the special BTCC Diamond Jubilee Parade taking place at this summer's Silverstone Classic.

Historic Racing Technology
Buy the hot Volvo estate loved by a petrolhead musician  AutoClassics

Back when oversized sweaters and dungarees adorned global fashion catalogues and the Spice Girls were gearing up for their reign of terror, Volvo had a ...

2019 Volvo S60 Review: American Built, But Still Unmistakably Swedish  TFLcar.com

The 2019 Volvo S60 is Volvo's first model built in the U.S., while its V60 wagon counterpart will be assembled in Sweden and Belgium.

Iconic Volvo 850 Estate and Rydell confirmed for Silverstone Classic  The Checkered Flag

The iconic Volvo 850 Estate touring car joins the list of classic BTCC cars to participate in the Silverstone Classic BTCC 60th anniversary celebrations. Touring ...

The Checkered Flag
Boost Past The Competition With This 1997 Volvo 850R  Jalopnik

If you've been looking for a car to bring to Radwood, consider this Volvo 850R that's up for sale in Ashland, Oregon. This one was originally an automatic, but the ...

The Best Wagons Ever Made  RoadandTrack.com

Station wagons offer the best of both worlds. They have the agility and style of their sedan counterparts, with the added practicality of a hatchback rear. Here are ...

Victim identified in fatal State Road 77 crash  WJHG-TV

Florida Highway Patrol officers say one man was killed and seven others injured after an accident at State Road 77 and Woodland Road in Bay County Friday ...

2019 Volvo V60 First Drive: What American Families Would Drive in a Brighter Timeline  The Drive

The new Volvo V60 station wagon looks every bit the part of the midsized family car—and every bit like a Volvo.

The Drive
Volvo 850 T5 and R: PH Used Buyers Guide  Pistonheads.com

The Volvo 850 T5 and its derivatives are fast gaining reputations as modern classics you can use every day. Still rugged and fun, many have clocked up more ...

2 injured after Volvo slams into construction vehicles in construction area on I-93 north  Manchester Ink Link

NH State Police are investigating the crash trying to determine why the Volvo entered a restricted and closed area.

Manchester Ink Link
Rare Rides: A Bertone by Any Other Name, the 1989 Volvo 780  The Truth About Cars

What do you get when you cross practical Swedish design sensibility with some Italian flare? The 1989 Volvo 780, by Bertone.

The Truth About Cars
Yes, Volvo will do a new V60 Cross Country  CNET

Volvo tells us there will absolutely be a Cross Country version of the new V60.

Some of our favorite picks of the best station wagons in history  Digital Trends

The station wagon is a bit of a love-it-or-hate-it thing. If you're on the love-it crew, that's because you believe wagons can be totally awesome. And since many of ...

Digital Trends
Spotted in China: Volvo 850 Estate in dark green  CarNewsChina

A beautiful Volvo 850 Estate, Spotted in China in a tunnel under a ramp leading up to the eastern section of the mighty Fifth Ring Road in Beijing. The good old ...

5 touring cars you must see at FOS  Goodwood Road and Racing

From Richard Petty's Charger to a Golf with two engines...

Goodwood Road and Racing
Volvo 850 celebrates 25th anniversary  CarsGuide

When Volvo went racing with a station wagon back in the 90s it set tongues wagging.

Jamiroquai singer Jay K looks to sell £700,000 worth of supercars  Daily Mail

Jamiroquai lead singer Jay Kay is selling some of his favourite supercars to make room in his garage. Among the items going under the hammer is his McLaren ...

Daily Mail
Can A 1995 Volvo 850 T5 Keep Up With A New 2017 Volvo V90 D5?  Carscoops

Modern turbo-diesel engines can usually keep their grounds against older turbo petrol units, as long as the former are mated to fast-changing gearboxes and the ...

Cheaper than psychiatry: How to kill a Volvo 850  AutoWeek

This is a true story, and the people involved will swear by it. Years ago, a family friend owned a Volvo 740 sedan the approximate color and size of the Tirpitz.

Buying used: Volvo 850 R  iNews

Take BTCC heritage, add a rare manual-plus-LSD combo, and multiply by today's classic car market for this £20k nineties estate... Volvo 850 R Engine: 2.3-litre, ...

Pamplin Media Group - Police log  Pamplin Media Group

The following events were released by police departments in Beaverton and Tigard. Tualatin Police logs are not yet available.

Pamplin Media Group
Volvo 850 racks up quarter of a century  Motoring

It's not perhaps the first Volvo that springs to mind in connection with words like 'icon' and 'heritage', but the 850 was the start of something big for the ...

20 Lightning Fast Cars That Absolutely No One Pays Attention To  HotCars

Different people have their definitions when it comes to cars that are fast, and cars that seem to be fast but are just slow. For those of us with daily drivers, there's ...

20 Cars From The 90s We Wish Would Make A Comeback  HotCars

The 90s was a great decade for cars as they got to see a little bit of everything. Considering how saturated the market is these days with SUVs, the 90s were ...

The new 2019 Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 4MATIC Shines at Consumer Electronics Show 2019  THISDAY Newspapers

Daimler's trade fair exhibition at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas (CES), which ended yesterday, focused fully on the outlook on the future of ...

THISDAY Newspapers
Suddenly You Want An Old Volvo  Jalopnik

If you want a practical old sports sedan, preferably with rear-wheel drive, your car search will take you first to BMW and then probably no where else because ...

Top 10 Goodwood 2018 moments  AutoClassics

The Goodwood Festival of Speed celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2018 with some memorable runs up the hill. Here are 10 of the very best from th...

Gallery 1996 Volvo 850R  autoweek.com

Built in 1996-97 in sedan and wagon form, the 850 R was the successor to the high-tech, high-performance, limited-edition T-5R tire-smoker. 1996 Volvo 850R ...

Police: Man hits construction vehicles, pedestrian in Manchester, NH  Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

MANCHESTER, N.H. (WHDH) - Police are investigating after a man went through a work zone and hit two construction vehicles and a pedestrian Wednesday in ...

Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News
The 2019 Volvo S60 Is Slick As Hell  Jalopnik

Volvo unveiled the third-generation, 2019 Volvo S60 today, and, I have to say, it's a silver fox of a sedan. It also represents a bold bet on the American car market ...

Edmunds 10 notable new cars list for 2019 includes Ram, Volvo, Subaru and Ford  USA TODAY

The 2019 model year vehicles are hitting dealerships right now. Trucks are a big deal, and new and improved full-size pickups from General Motors and Ram ...

Volvo Owner Customizes Open-Door Chime to Play Toto's 'Africa'  Ultimate Classic Rock

Toto's "Africa" long ago became a pop culture totem. Incredibly, the fervor for the band's 1983 No. 1 hit shows no sign of slowing down. Self-proclaimed "Volvo ...

Ultimate Classic Rock
Best used Volvos for every budget  What Car?

Years ago, if you wanted a car that put safety above all else, you bought a Volvo. The firm's reputation was built on some solid and reliable cars that could ...

What Car?
TomTom shares slide 13 percent after Volvo contract loss  Reuters

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Shares in navigation firm TomTom slid 13 percent on Tuesday on news it had lost a contract with carmaker Volvo, renewing worries ...

Ten things you need to know: the Polestar 1  Top Gear

The car's form is familiar, sharing a lot of its styling cues with parent company Volvo, but the team is at pains to clarify “it's absolutely not a Volvo”. Time for a ...

Top Gear
Volvo 850 R: Spotted  Pistonheads.com

Take BTCC heritage, add a rare manual-plus-LSD combo, and multiply by today's classic car market for this £20k nineties estate... | PistonHeads.

Junkyard Gem: 1991 Volvo 740 Turbo Wagon - Autoblog  Autoblog

A 1991 Volvo 740 station wagon in a San Francisco Bay Area self-*service* wrecking yard.

Happy Birthday: Volvo 850  Honest John

It's often said that looks can be deceptive, and there was certainly a good amount of hoodwinking going on when Volvo launched the 850 in late 1991.

Honest John
Volvo's Cyan Racing Division Turns to the Lynk & Co 03 Sedan  Car and Driver

There's a new 500-hp racing version of the Lynk & Co 03 sedan, and it's from Volvo's Cyan Racing division.

Car and Driver
Volvo celebrates 20 years of sleeper wagons with 850 T-5R and V60 Polestar - Autoblog  Autoblog

Volvo sleeper wagons have come a long way since the original 850 T-5R debuted 20 years ago, and the Swede is marking the occasion with a great photo ...

Three Racing Cheats You've Never Heard Of  Jalopnik

I will never tire of hearing about ingenious ways that car racing teams bend the rules for what they can and can't do for engineering speed. I thought I knew them ...

Volvo unveils new all-electric garbage truck with up to 200 km of range  Electrek

The Swedish group Volvo Trucks announced that it will bring its electric trucks to the road as soon as this year and with the unveiling of a new truck today, they ...

From Bullitt to McLaren: Jamiroquai singer Jay Kay cars head to auction  Motor Authority

Jay Kay, frontman of the British jazz-funk band Jamiroquai, will part ways with a group of cars from his private collection at the NEC Classic Motor Show this ...

Motor Authority
volvo 850 Archives  Truth About Cars

I live in a small, genteel, Southern colonial home that comes with all the local goodies. An over-sized ceiling fan in every room. A little front porch that offers a ...

Truth About Cars
Virtual insanity: exclusive Jay Kay car collection could be yours  Motoring Research

A small but exquisite selection from Jamiroquai lead man Jay Kay's famous car collection is coming up for grabs at Silverstone Auctions' 2018 NEC Classic ...

Motoring Research
S60, V60 & XC60 Polestar Engineered: Electrified Volvos Get 415 Horsepower and Brembo Brakes [News]  TFLcar.com

The Polestar badge returns to Volvo models with the "Polestar Engineered" trim, meant to bolster the performance of the brand's electrified models.

Junkyard Find: 1994 Volvo 940 Turbo Wagon  The Truth About Cars

One of the last of the big turbocharged brick-shaped Volvo wagons, photographed in a San Francisco Bay Area self-*service* wrecking yard.

The Truth About Cars
365 Days Later: What Volvo's Subscription Service Means for the Larger Industry  The Truth About Cars

Despite the push from an eager industry, car subscription services haven't proven an overwhelming success. The general consensus is that premium services, ...

The Truth About Cars
Volvo Cars announces new yearly sales record of 582,096 cars within the first 11 months of 2018  Paul Tan's Automotive News

Volvo Cars is keeping its sales momentum going strong in 2018 by announcing it has delivered 582096 cars for the January to November period. This is a.

Paul Tan's Automotive News
5-year anniversary of missing New Madrid woman  KFVS

Five years this week, Barbara Stoffer went missing from her home on Maple Street in New Madrid.

Jamiroquai lead singer Jay Kay looking to sell nearly $1M in classic cars  The ClassicCars.com Journal

Jay Kay, the front man for British jazz-funk band Jamiroquai, will send a group of classic cars with an estimated value approaching $1 million to an upcoming ...

The ClassicCars.com Journal
Project Car Hell, 850 Days in Hades Edition: BMW 850i or Volvo 850 T5R?  AutoWeek

Last week's basket-case Borgward versus decrepit DKW Project Car Hell Challenge featured a couple of cute European commuter machines of the 1950s.

The wagon is back: I’m spending a month with the Volvo V90 Cross Country  The Verge

When I was little, my father drove a gold-colored Volvo 245 Turbo wagon. It had a cavernous cargo area that was regularly used to haul arcade video games, ...

The Verge
Volvo 850 T5 saloon: You Know You Want To  Pistonheads.com

It's one of the fast car icons of the 90s for £4K; why wouldn't you? | PistonHeads.

Everything Changes, and So Does Your Taste in Cars  Jalopnik

Change happens fast. You blink your eyes and the next thing you know, ten years have passed and you've swapped your sports car dreams for a daily driver ...

Pink Floyd drummer's Ferrari 250 GTO makes Goodwood appearance - Vintage Videos  Motorsport.com, Edition: India

Vintage Videos. Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason's extremely rare Ferrari 250 GTO - which finished in 3rd place at the 1962 24 Hours of Le Mans - is given a ...

Motorsport.com, Edition: India
20 Sleeper Cars That Let People Low-Key Speed  HotCars

Some of the more boring looking cars on the market have actually been fitted with very powerful engines, allowing to go very fast.

Volvo Car Malaysia opens new 3S centre in Melaka  Paul Tan's Automotive News

Volvo has a new home in Melaka, located on Jalan Tun Sri Lanang in the city. Operated by Seong Hoe Motors, the 3S centre is the latest in Volvo Car.

Paul Tan's Automotive News
Spotted in China: Volvo 850 Turbo  CarNewsChina

A very black, very boxy, and very beautiful Volvo 850 Turbo, Spotted in China in the 798 arty farty district in Beijing. The good Volvo was in reasonable condition ...

This Guy's Passion For His Modified Volvo 850 T5 Is Something Only Petrolheads Will Understand  Car Throttle

This short film looks at one man's journey toward creating his perfect Volvo.

Car Throttle
2019 BMW 8 Series Shooting Brake Rendered, Looks a Bit Like a Volvo  autoevolution

Last time when BMW's lineup included an 8 Series, the Bavarians followed a pure driving philosophy, so, for instance, the M division steered clear of placing its ...

FIRST DRIVE: 2018 Volvo XC40 T5 AWD R-Design  Paul Tan's Automotive News

https://youtu.be/h1AkbuUVKIg The all-new, first ever Volvo XC40 represents Volvo's most ambitious attempt at wooing the younger crowd. It's designed to.

Paul Tan's Automotive News
Volvo's pseudo-SUV 850 celebrates its quarter-century  Stuff.co.nz

The road to cool Volvo SUVs started here, with the 1991 850 sedan and (especially) wagon.

Volvo 850 T-5R Pickup Spotted in Belgium  CarBuzz - Car News and Reviews

The Volvo 850 T-5R was only available in limited numbers as a sedan and a wagon, but one dealership has gotten its hands on a pickup ute. Though the new ...

CarBuzz - Car News and Reviews
Jamiroquai’s Jay Kay Sells 5 of 7 Cars in NEC Classic Motor Show Sale  Yahoo News

The NEC Classic Motor Show is dubbed as the United Kingdom's “biggest and best classic motor show” and part of its attraction is its classic car sale staged by ...

Yahoo News
Will the Polestar 1 really challenge the BMW M850i?  BMWBLOG

Typically, when we think of challengers for BMW M cars, Volvo isn't in the conversation, never mind its performance offshoot Polestar, which many.

25 Somewhat Cheap Cars That Are So Fast They Can Beat A Train  HotCars

If we imagine what cars were like a hundred years ago—when cars were being mass-produced for the first time—we'd see something like Ford's Model T. These ...

Forza Horizon 4's Apparent Car List Leaked Early  Jalopnik

The fourth installment of Microsoft's gravity-optional driving game, Forza Horizon 4, will soon be upon us. One of the game's big draws is the sheer amount of ...

2019 Volvo V60, 2020 Ford Explorer, 2019 BMW M850i xDrive: The Week In Reverse  Motor Authority

Ford teased the 2020 Explorer as a cop car; we drove the 2019 Volvo V60; and BMW unveiled the 2019 M850i xDrive. It's the Week in Reverse, right here at ...

Motor Authority
QOTD: Can You Build an Ideal Crapwagon Garage? (Part IV: Wagons)  The Truth About Cars

In today's section of the Crapwagon Garage, we pick five vehicles which combine the best of all worlds: wagons.

The Truth About Cars
Throwing A Volvo Brick Through The BTCC's Window  Speedhunters

You can just imagine the looks on the faces of the other teams when Tom Walkinshaw Racing rolled out their racing car for the 1994 season of the British ...

20 Cars That Can Outrun Anything (But No One Takes Seriously)  HotCars

Many fast cars have an unassuming outer appearance that makes people underestimate their power.

Volvo celebrates 20 years since 850 wagons came to BTCC - Autoblog  Autoblog

Volvo shares memories of the 850 Estate it entered in the 1994 British Touring Car Championship. The Swedish carmaker was the first company to run a wagon ...

2018 FOS shootout to celebrate 60 years of the BTCC  Goodwood Road and Racing

Six of the best teams the UK's premier motor racing series has to offer will go head-to-head in a spectacular shootout marking 60 years of the British Touring Car ...

Goodwood Road and Racing

Volvo 850 Videos

1997 Volvo 850: Regular Car Reviews
1997 Volvo 850: Regular Car Reviews
Why the Volvo 850 is a BEAST of a winter beater. - (And a pretty epic daily driver)
Why the Volvo 850 is a BEAST of a winter beater. - (And a pretty epic daily driver)
Top things to check before buying a Volvo 850, S70, V70, XC70, etc. - Pre purchase inspection.
Top things to check before buying a Volvo 850, S70, V70, XC70, etc. - Pre purchase inspection.
Why buy a volvo 850
Why buy a volvo 850
Неубиваемая Volvo 850 (Универсал)
Неубиваемая Volvo 850 (Универсал)
Top 10 Frequent Failures with Volvo 850/70 Series - IPD Volvo
Top 10 Frequent Failures with Volvo 850/70 Series - IPD Volvo
1996 Volvo 850 Turbo Review
1996 Volvo 850 Turbo Review
Garagem do Bellote TV: Volvo 850 Turbo (manual, 332 cv, 53 kgfm)
Garagem do Bellote TV: Volvo 850 Turbo (manual, 332 cv, 53 kgfm)
Forza Horizon 4 - Hill Climb Build - Volvo 850R
Forza Horizon 4 - Hill Climb Build - Volvo 850R
1996 Volvo 850 R POV Drive - Boost Weather is Back! (Binaural Audio)
1996 Volvo 850 R POV Drive - Boost Weather is Back! (Binaural Audio)

Volvo 850 Images

1997 VOLVO 850 - Image #16
1997 VOLVO 850 - Image #16
HPI-models Volvo 850
HPI-models Volvo 850
1:43 Volvo 850 Estate: 1994 BTCC
1:43 Volvo 850 Estate: 1994 BTCC
Datei:Volvo 850 T-5R.jpg – Wikipedia
Datei:Volvo 850 T-5R.jpg – Wikipedia
Headlight wiper motor removal and information, Volvo 850 ...
Headlight wiper motor removal and information, Volvo 850 ...
DIY: 1998 Volvo V70 Fuel System Troubleshooting Tips
DIY: 1998 Volvo V70 Fuel System Troubleshooting Tips
Volvo V70 Tuning (4) | Tuning
Volvo V70 Tuning (4) | Tuning
Volvo 850 2,5 l
Volvo 850 2,5 l

Volvo 850 WebSites


Volvo 850 Wiki

The Volvo 850 is a compact executive car that was produced by the Swedish manufacturer Volvo Cars from 1991 to 1997. Designed by Jan Wilsgaard, the car was introduced in a saloon body style; an estate style was introduced in 1993.The Volvo 850 was shown for the first time in June 1991, and the car marked a departure for Volvo, featuring multiple unprecedented features for the company; these included a transverse 5-cylinder engine driving the front wheels, a Delta-link rear axle, a side impact protection system, and a self-adjusting front seat belt mechanism.The Volvo 850 was succeeded by the Volvo S70 and Volvo V70.