Volvo 240

Group 2 Class PRO Rally Car

Driver:	   Bill Malik
Co-driver: Christian Edstrom

1990    - Started rallying in the U.S. in Stock class
1991    - Won Stock class in California Rally Series
1992-94 - Ran partial seasons
1995-96 - Won So. Pacific Division, CRS titles; success in limited National schedule
1997    - Lead Group 2 at halfway point of National season; Lake Superior mechanicals
          ended title hopes
1998    - Despite weight disadvantage to class VW GTI, 2nd in Group 2 points


      Length:                  4790mm

      Width:                   1707mm

      Height:                  1435mm

      Wheelbase:               2640mm

      Weight:                  2882lbs.

      Engine:                  Volvo B 230 EVO, 4 cylinder, 8-valve
                               2.3-liter with slide action;
                               Motec engine management system
                               with distributor-less ignition

      Transmission:            4-speed close ratio gearbox with
                               2-plate clutch. Limited slip
                               differential clutch type or
                               torque sensitive depending on surface

      Chassis:                 Volvo 242 seam welded with roll cage

      Suspension:              Front: Bilstein shocks with adjustable MacPherson
                                      struts; upgraded lower control arms
                               Rear:  Bilstein shocks with upgraded trailing arms

      Steering:                Volvo standard rack, modified with uniballs

      Brakes:                  Front: Girling four-piston calipers with 
				      263mmX24mm rotors
                               Rear:  ATE two-piston calipers
                                      with 28lmmX9.6mm rotors

      Tires:                   Michelin Special Pilot Rally
                               Tires on 6" Compomotive wheels
      Electrics/Lights:        Motec wiring loom with
                               Hella/Bosch driving lights

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