The following Volvo alloy wheel (rim) list is aimed at people whom are considering upgrading to a larger diameter or width, and want to know a bit more information such as rim weight, and rim offset. Details you won't find anywhere else ! (All Volvo rims are positive offset) - Features mainly 16 & 17" rims


Patrick Dickman "Tuff240" started the ball rolling with rim weights when he ventured to a Volvo/Saab wrecking yard in Sacramento. Anthony Hyde has added to it.
Wheel weights were measured using "BATHROOM" scale accuracy:

Tyre = tire

242GT / GLE / Turbo (Virgo) 15x6 o/s 20mm wt. 17.6 lbs (8 kg). With typical tyre 37.4 lb (17 kg)

240/740 (Gemini) 5 spoke optional wheel 16x7 o/s 20mm # 1394623 17.6 lbs (8 kg) + (350 grams for center cap). Gemini with targa tyres = 16.5 kg (36.3 lb). With road tyre 225/50/16 = same 16.5 kg without centre cap

740 turbo (Nova) 15x6 o/s 25mm wt. 15.5lbs (7 kg)

740 turbo (Draco) 15x6 o/s 25mm wt. 16lbs (7.3 kg)

740/940 turbo (Hydra) 16x6.5 o/s 25mm wt.18.5lbs (8.4 kg)

Volvo 740 Turbo, wide swept 5 spoke 16X6.5"x25? was 17.5lb (7.7 kg)

700 series Bertone BBS (Multi-X) mesh looking 15x7 o/s 20mm wt. 17lbs (7.7 kg)

700/900 optional (Polaris) 17x7 o/s 20mm # 3529608 wt. 23 lbs. (10.4 kg)

850 GLT Turbo (Columbia) (Part # 9166315R or 9134402L, 5 spoke swept fan) 16x6.5 o/s 43mm wt. 21lbs (9.5 kg)

850 Volvo optional BBS wheel 17x7.5 o/s 43mm wt. 22lbs (10 kg)

850 T-5R (Titan) 5-spoke 17x7 o/s 43mm wt. 21.5 lbs (10 kg)

850/S70 GTA (Perus) 16x6.5 o/s 43mm (part # 91663785 curved wt. 21.5lbs (9.8 kg)

S-70 T-5 # 9173714, 5 spoke swept fan with flattened face16x6.5 o/s 43mm wt. 20lbs (9.1 kg)
850 & 70 series (Meteor) # 9191263, 5 spoke swept fan 2 angles on ends16x6.5 o/s 43mm wt. presume close to 20lbs (9.1 kg)
850 & 70 series (Pleiad) # 8624209, 6 spoke flat then 2 angles on spokes s16x6.5 o/s 43mm wt. presume close to 20lbs (9.1 kg)

OTHERS
Simmons
(Australia) OM series, 3 piece, 17x8" with Targa tyres = 46 lb (21- 21.5 kg) 5mm rim wall

Speedy (Australia) GT Spoke 16x7 o/s 20 mm 22 lb (10 kg heavy) With road tyres 44 lb (20 kg)

TSW Hockenheim R 16X7.5" 22.5 lb (10.2 kg).


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First web listing Jan 2008