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 […]
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
By: Jonas Hagberg Gothenburg, Sweden One of the common issues that effects most 780s after 25 years, especially in more humid climates, is rust around the rear side window frames. The rust is generally not noticeable at first and requires the removal of the rear seat and side panels to fully verify. This document […]
780 Promotional Film- Monte Carlo 1986
Bertone Team – Mario Panizza