Chrysler Cordoba 1980 Design Interior Exterior – The Cordoba was scaled back for the 1980 model year. The new, littler, second-era model utilized the J-stage that dated back to the 1976 F-body Plymouth Volaré and was twinned up with the recently named yet fundamentally the same as Dodge Mirada. Chrysler likewise restored the Imperial for 1981 as a third variation of the J-stage.
The Cordoba and Mirada now had a standard six-chamber motor (the 225 Slant Six) that, while exceptionally dependable, did not appear to be appropriate force (95 hp) for these marginally upmarket cars. The tremendously detuned 318 cu in (5.2 L) 120 hp V8 was an alternative (standard on the Imperial, with EFI), similar to the execution situated code E58 360 cu in (5.9 L) 185 hp V8, however it would be dropped off the choice rundown for 1981 and on.
The 1980 and 1981 LS model (which was initially expected to be the “300”) highlighted a streamlined showing up nosecone (about indistinguishable to that on the Mirada) with a “crosshair” grille. Different components of this model were the erasure of the vinyl rooftop spread and a monotone shading outside.
The second-era Cordoba’s styling did not pull in the recognition of the first, and deals were off generously. The business cutting back of vehicles likewise influenced the individual extravagance models. Both the Chevrolet Monte Carlo in 1978 and the 1980 Ford Thunderbird shrank in size and deals at the same time. In any case, those models in the long run recuperated as their producers moved to redress their autos’ defects, while the littler Cordoba never did. Chrysler was progressively focusing on its conservative, front wheel drive models with four and six-chamber motors, and administration quit creating the Cordoba in 1983.
Chrysler Cordoba 1980 Design Interior Exterior