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17-year-old has built on a dream-a Volvo in three years
17-year-old has built on a dream-a Volvo three years

Already at 15 he had seen out the perfect car number one with a 855 GLT, 1993.

With a month left to 18-the anniversary has fordonseleven turned a Volvo into a utställningsbil.

– I have set a goal to win any trophy – to get something for the effort, " says Dennis Åkerström.

On motorsajten Garage has 17-see her bold fashion ”refined” 855 GLT, 1993 garnered a lot of appreciation. Many like his ambition – to create the optimal car with the starting point of Volvo's original parts.

"I want to use the best looking Volvo had to offer in the directory – don't throw on a bunch of aftermarket kit," says Dennis Åkerström.

Here you can build your own Volvo digital, in five minutes.

Initially would a Volvo be his förstabil, but after almost three years of renovation, the project has taken a different turn.

" I bought it when I was 15. Then I wanted to have a nice car to learn to drive with, but since then it has grown up with some sort of perfectionist in me – so it has been derailed a little bit, " he says.

Right now Dennis last year at the fordonsprogrammet on Arlandagymnasiet in Märsta. Bilbyggaren have also grown up in a family where everyone is interested in engines and motorsport, so he has mekat since childhood. The project car had 40 000 km on the meter, but Dennis saw that the item had great potential. That the choice fell on a Volvo 855 was no coincidence.

" I've always liked the model best, ever since I saw it for the first time. I like that the design is so stylish already in the original. Then there is the lättmekad. We have always had a Volvo in the family, so it has become natural for me, " he says.

After he had put in a new engine that ”only” had 20 000 miles – changed the blue interior to a black, taken from a 850R. Then have Dennis become increasingly more picky. With about one month left to 18-the anniversary has the most on the Volvo that was reviewed. On the outside are visible among the other details from the 850R, V70 and XC70. Rear suspension, wishbone, styrleder and the sway bar has finished in grey, black and white. On the to-do list is to remove all underredsmassa and paint the undercarriage white.

Hope to win a prize in the summer

the Plan is to 855:an should be ready by spring, and the goal is to win at least one prize on one of the summer's hits. A volvo will never vinterköras – with a birthday in January is thus not up to date as förstabil.

" I'm going to buy a vinterbil. There will be something out of the Volvo program. In the winter you should run bakhjulsdrivet, so it will be a 740 or a 940, " says Dennis Åkerström.

Build your own Volvo directly online.

*B5254S \\n*Double overhead camshafts, 4 valves per cylinder.\\the n*engine Capacity 2 435 cm3.\\n*Max power 126 kW (173 hp) at 6 200 r\\u002Fmin. \\n*Max torque 223 Nm at 3 300 r\\u002Fmin. \\n*Varvstopp at 6800 rpm.\\n*Variable suction.

*M56H \\n*Front-wheel drive\n*Exhaust: complete home with 2 silencers.\\the n*Engine is cleaned at all,sharpened, and then enamelled silver\\n*Gearbox polished and lacquered silver\\n*Manifold sand blasted and painted black\n*Induction nerslipat and then polished to a bright finish\n*the Ac pipes that are visible are polished, the remaining is painted black\n*Tändstiftkåpa in genuine carbon fibre from the Volvo shelves

Acc 0-100 km\\u002Fh about the 8.9 s. Top speed around 215 km\\u002Fh. However, never tried.

*the Turret, both sides painted in Opel \\

Wheels, tires and brakes

*Abs\\u002FLåsningsfria brakes.\\n*TRACS\\u002FAntispinn\\n*15\\

Interior \\u002F Interior

the Interior was previously in blue – change to black. \\n*the Chairs from 855R (Alcantara & Leather) \\n*ECC - climate control 2-zones\\n*Cruise control\\n*Large on-board computer\\n*Elhissar x4\\n*Mirrors with heat\\n*driver Seat elstyrd memory\\n*power passenger seat elstyrd memory\\n*Black interior\\n*steering Wheel in leather\\n*Mittarmstöd with the cup holders from the V70\\n*Airbag driving position\\n*Air bag passenger,\\n*seat belt pretensioners\\n*central locking with remote control \n*Part and folding rear seats\\n*Height\\u002Fsänkbara chairs\\n*SIPS\n*Adjustable steering wheel\\n*Integrated cargo net\\n*Tygmattor \\n*Remote c-lock through the alarm\\n*power steering\\n*Bucket seats\\*seat heating until the\\n*seat heating, rear \\n*\\

the car Stereo and multimedia

*the JVC KD-R401 Radio\\u002FCD\\u002FUSB\\n*5,25\\

the Exterior of the \\u002F Styling

*White, Volvo 189\\n*Front from the 850R\\n*fog Lights new model\n*the New Volvo emblem from the x40\\n*Wing on the trunk\n*Black painted grill with chrome frame saved\n*White skärmblinkers\\n*Nylackade bumper \\n*Nylackade wings \\n*Nylackade rear fenders \n*Nylackade thresholds\\n*Nylackade A-pillars\\n*Tinted windows\n*X70 handle without the bootlid (trunk) lock for a cleaner look\\n*X70 vindrutelister with \\

*Buy stålomspunna hoses around \\n*Dial from T-5R, i.e. the one with amaretta at the bottom\\n*Växelspaksdamask from the T-5R material of amaretta\\n*Purchase gasrullekåpa in carbon fiber\\n*Remove all underredsmassa and paint the undercarriage white.

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