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1980 Volvo 262C Bertone
(This page has been prepared by the owner of this car, Australian member Duncan Harvey)

 



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The 262C was designed at Volvo in Sweden, but it was produced by Turin coachbuilder Bertone in Italy. In its day it was criticised for its somewhat squashed appearance but there’s no doubt it was something a little bit different from the standard Volvo. However it is still very obviously a Volvo product. During its production run from 1977 to 1981 just 6622 coupes were built. 

Until 1980 they were fitted with the 2664cc
B27E
engine but the last 912 had the bigger and more powerful B28E unit. That production run was one reason why Bertone was given the job of building the coupe. It was so small scale the main Volvo plant was not geared up for it. 

But the 262C was produced and marketed as an exclusive luxury car, a top of the range vehicle with a little bit of sporty appeal to the rugged body shape which was first produced in 1974.
 

This Volvo 262
C Bertone was delivered new in Australia in 1980

Engine No. 498625069247 Vin/Chassis No. 2626AD007431
There is however a variant on the Chassis Type Number that is notated on the delivery documentation that quotes (767648718246) What ever the number means would be known to Volvo, but was obviously not a requirement for registration in this country. It is quoted immediately prior to the Vin/Chassis No, and could well be important. I would be interested to know of it's significance. Motor, according to the handbook is a B27E. 

Output: 104 kW (Sweden and Australia) The book also states that in other countries the B27E has a power rating of 109kW. 
As far as I can ascertain the difference is in valve clearances otherwise the specs are all as per Sweden and Aus.

Specification

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262C Bertone
1980
V6 cylinders, 2.7Ltr Injection B27E
104 kW
Unleaded Premium 96 Petrol
3 speed Auto
Discs
Volvo Alloy 5.5x14
185x70x14
5
Cream leather
Air, P/S, Electric windows, Heated Seats

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Volvo 262C Bertone
The Volvo Bertone Register

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