For the first time in forever, we have something with less than four doors in the Euro segment of Used Car Face-Off...in particular we have three 80’s touring coupes designed for the open road, one with a durable turbo 4, one with a silky I6, and one with a rumbling V12...which fits your personality and wallet best?

The first contestant: 19989 Volvo 780 Bertone - $3500

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An amalgam of Swedish engineering and Italian design flair, the 780 provided both durability and style (?) towards the end of its production run when the somewhat sketch PRV was replaced by the venerable iron block turbo I4...185K miles is somewhat high, but will this brick’s reputation carry it to victory?

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The second contestant: 1980 BMW 633CSi GT Coupe - $4000

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As the oldest car here, this 6 series Bimmer is looking a bit beat with some rust around the wheelwells and a few loose trim pieces...however, it only has 108K miles as well as a stick shift mated to its classic I6; is it enough to win over your heart?

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The third contestant: 1980 Jaguar XJS HE - $4199

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Here is a same vintage V12 Jag in what seems to be a decent condition posing alongside someone’s granny...the engine has been replaced for some undisclosed reason but you do get the old one included for $499 extra (for better or for worse). This car is also a Euro model and so has done 130K km (~80K miles) but only 30K miles on the current engine...does the recent overhaul make it a good choice?

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