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 [...]

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The 780 Computer – That Could Have Been

Ever wondered what that odd blank space is on the dash next to the cigarette lighter? If you have a 1991 model, you (and originally some 399 others) in the USA, have a "Nuncio Bertone" signature plate. The plastic plates were with a green, raised letter, signature, denoting the final run of the 780. But [...]

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Common 780 Problems

If you have a 780, of any year, chances are you have run into some of the same weak spots in these cars.  When we met with some of the production team from Bertone, they were curious what was causing concerns 25 years later.  Given that few of the actual 780 Bertone team ever had [...]

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Colors & Interiors

Color/Interior Volvo 780 Color and Interior Codes/Vehicle Data Exterior and Interior Color Codes The 780 Coupe was offered in a select number of color choices, some of which were not available to any other models in Volvo's lineup. The three-digit number preceding the name corresponds to that color's code assigned by Volvo. This code can [...]

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