It’s hard to believe that a model building company would make the tremendous effort needed to create a 1:18 scale 780 model some 30 plus years since the car was introduced. Ben and his team at DNA Collectables, out of Switzerland, have gone to great lengths to recreate the 780 in all of its detail. […]
A recent AutoWeek article showcases another 780 that met its demise in a pull yard in California. Finding a 780 in a pull your own parts scrap or junk yard is rare for sure, but not unheard of. What is sad it that they ended up there because someone figured that the car is only […]
The 780 was extreme tested in the hot Australian outback in 1984. The results were good overall but, no surprise, the searing hot, oven like, temperatures meant a number of the interior trim panels needed to be reengineered. After a few weeks in the sun there were issues. With the trim shrinking and coming unglued […]
What is my Volvo Bertone 780 worth?
Here are some pictures I saved some time ago from an Italian ad of a 780 converted to a hearse. Does anyone know where it is now? and perhaps the VIN nr for our registry? We’d love to hear more about it.
A few pictures of the 780 prototype car taken by Bert Jan Nijhuis when on a Volvo factory tour in Gothenburg Sweden
780 Promotional Film- Monte Carlo 1986
Bertone Team – Mario Panizza