Volvo 780 Technical Summary, U.S. model

Body style

2-door coupe

Seating

2+2

Wheelbase

109.1 in. (277.0 cm.)

Overall Length

188.7 in. (479.4 cm.)

Overall Width

68.9 in. (175.0 cm.)

Overall Height

55.1 in. (140.0 cm.)

Front Track

57.9 in. (147.0 cm.)

Rear Track

1987: 57.9 in. (147.0 cm.)
1988 on: 59.8 in.(152.0 cm.)

Front Headroom

37.0 in. (94.0 cm.)

Rear Headroom

35.8 in. (91.0 cm.)

Front Legroom

40.2 in. (102.1 cm.)

Rear Legroom

35.7 in. (90.6 cm.)

Trunk Capacity

14.7 cu. ft. ( .416 cu. m)

Towing Capacity

2000 lbs. (907.0 kg.)

Curb Weights

780 GLE: 3415 lbs. (1549 kg.)
780 Turbo: 3439 lbs. (1560 kg.)

Transmission

Aisin-Warner AW71 heavy-duty four-speed automatic; overdrive fourth gear

Front Suspension

1987-1990: MacPherson struts with coil springs; anti-sway bar
1991: MacPherson struts with coil springs; anti-sway bar

Rear Suspension

1987: Constant track rigid live axle with subframe, Coil springs, anti-sway bar, Nivomat automatic leveling shock absorbers
1988-1990: Multilink independent rear suspension, Coil springs; Nivomat automatic leveling shock absorbers
1991: Multilink independent rear suspension, Coil springs; anti-sway bar; Nivomat automatic leveling shock absorbers

Brakes

Power-assisted four wheel disc brakes; Bosch anti-lock brake system with split circuits

Tires

1987-1989: 205/60 HR-15
1990-1991: 195/65 HR-15