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780s with Hidden Writing and Fingerprints!

The 780 was built by hand in Turin (Torino) by Bertone under the watchful eye of Volvo. And it makes sense that the 1,500 Bertone employees took pride in their work and saw themselves as old world Italian artisans and coach builders. Did you know that most of our cars have some hidden words, even [...]

By |2020-08-05T17:05:58-06:00August 5th, 2020|Home|0 Comments

New Designed 1:18 Scale Model 780 Impressive

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.  [...]

By |2020-06-07T12:17:11-06:00July 14th, 2019|Home|0 Comments

Don’t Junk Your 780!

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 [...]

By |2020-05-10T08:21:20-06:00March 22nd, 2019|Home|0 Comments

How to Fix the Cracks in a 780 Dash

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 [...]

By |2020-05-10T08:21:47-06:00July 4th, 2018|Home|0 Comments
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