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In 1996, an improved 850 Saloon competed in the championship with Rickard Rydell and Kelvin Burt driving, achieving five race wins.A b c d Brad Nevin.A b "Volvo Preisliste Modelljahr 1997" Volvo price list model year 1997 (PDF).When development had finished, Volvo had spent the highest sum in the history of the country on an industrial project in Sweden.Mack, trucks - North American truck production under the brand Mack.4, the Volvo 850 was succeeded by the.A b "The model that aimed for the stars: the Volvo 850 celebrates its 25th birthday"."driving smart; The First Side-Impact Air Bags: How Volvo's System Works"." Volvo 850 - Consumer Guide Automotive".The exterior paint for these models came in a metallic pearl platinum-colour and had special 16 inch alloy wheels.In Australia Volvo Dealer Racing entered an 850 T-5 for Peter Brock and Tony Scott in the 1994 James Hardie 12 Hour production car race at Bathurst, finishing 25th.The T-5R also used the obdii diagnostics system, a year before obdii was made an automotive standard."1997 Volvo 850 owner's manual".