In the spring of 1996, Volvo introduced a new high-performance Volvo 850 as a replacement for the hugely successful limited edition T-5R. Instead of continuing the single-year, limited production T-5R, but due to its success, Volvo decided to issue a similar model 850, changing the name to simply “850 R”. It was again offered in sedan and wagon editions.
Thanks to MVS Forums Contributor Neil for sending in this 850 R showroom sales brochure. It’s a simple, single-page sheet, folded, to make it essentially a four-page brochure. The last page shows the specs of the 1996 850 R. Here are all those pages.
Colors available on the 1996 850 R
- Bright Red
- Black Stone
- Dark Grey Pearl
- Dark Olive Pearl
- Turquoise Pearl
- Polar White