Make
Volvo
Model
Volvo S40
Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Chassis No
R8-001
Built By
TWR
Date Built
1998
Current Status
MUSEUM
History
Built in 1998 and used by Rickard Rydell to win the British Touring Car Championship, although he would also drive R8-004 for some races.

In 1999 the car was driven in the Swedish Touring Car Championship by Jens Edman

In 2000 the car was put on display in Volvo's Göteborg museum where it remains to this day.
Pictures
Rickard Rydell, Thruxton Jens Edman Rickard Rydell @ Snetterton, Jul 98 Jens Edman Jens Edman Volvo Museum, Gothenburg Rickard Rydell, Brands Hatch Jens Edman
Race History
Volvo
#4 Volvo S40
Team: Volvo S40 Racing
SwedenRickard Rydell
Volvo
#9 Volvo S40
Team: Flash Engineering
SwedenJens Edman
Race Results
Date Venue Driver Vehicle Pos
1999 Swedish Touring Car Championship
25 Apr 1999 SwedenMantorp Park (1) Jens Edman #9 Volvo S40 4
25 Apr 1999 SwedenMantorp Park (2) Jens Edman #9 Volvo S40 2
15 May 1999 SwedenKnutstorp (1) Jens Edman #9 Volvo S40 DNF
15 May 1999 SwedenKnutstorp (2) Jens Edman #9 Volvo S40 10
30 May 1999 SwedenKarlskoga (1) Jens Edman #9 Volvo S40 4
30 May 1999 SwedenKarlskoga (2) Jens Edman #9 Volvo S40 DNF
20 Jun 1999 SwedenAnderstorp (1) Jens Edman #9 Volvo S40 2
20 Jun 1999 SwedenAnderstorp (2) Jens Edman #9 Volvo S40 DNS
18 Jul 1999 SwedenFalkenberg (1) Jens Edman #9 Volvo S40 2
18 Jul 1999 SwedenFalkenberg (2) Jens Edman #9 Volvo S40 4
01 Aug 1999 SwedenAnderstorp (1) Jens Edman #9 Volvo S40 7
01 Aug 1999 SwedenAnderstorp (2) Jens Edman #9 Volvo S40 7
15 Aug 1999 NorwayMo I Rana (1) Jens Edman #9 Volvo S40 3
15 Aug 1999 NorwayMo I Rana (2) Jens Edman #9 Volvo S40 4
29 Aug 1999 SwedenMantorp Park (1) Jens Edman #9 Volvo S40 DNF
29 Aug 1999 SwedenMantorp Park (2) Jens Edman #9 Volvo S40 3