Loaded With Options: 1977 Chrysler Cordoba

Even in its most basic form, the Chrysler Cordoba was an upscale and adequately equipped personal luxury car.  However, when a buyer ticks all the option boxes, travel becomes much more enjoyable, and that’s exactly what happened here.  Well,… more»

Trades Considered: Cheap 1975 Chrysler Cordoba Project

The Cordoba brought a much-needed ray of sunshine to the struggling Chrysler lineup in 1975, with sales totaling around 150,000 for the year and substantiating that the personal luxury coupe market was still alive and well during the mid-seventies. … more»

Low Miles and T-Tops: 1979 Chrysler 300

To the novice Chrysler enthusiast, the return of the 300 in 1979 might not seem like much more than an attempt for the company to glorify its already luxurious Cordoba a step further on the outside.  But those fans… more»

Real Barn Find: 1979 Chrysler 300 Project

Numbers have often been used for auto names since the early days of motoring, with 300 being an example that Chrysler used frequently throughout the years, sometimes combined with a letter but at other times not.  Although the 300… more»

Low Mile Survivor: 1978 Chrysler Cordoba

While cars from the seventies get a bad rap, it is good to see that collectors are starting to notice them, and good examples are popping up left and right.  Speed and fuel mileage were not the selling points… more»

Salute to Ricardo Montalban! 1975 Chrysler Cordoba

Chrysler needed a success story in the 1970s and that arrived in the form of the Cordoba. As a personal luxury coupe, the Cordoba was the brand’s first “smaller car” and quickly became the marque’s best-selling car of the… more»

Rare Crown Coupe Package: 1978 Chrysler Cordoba

The Chrysler Cordoba seemed to have a promising future when it was introduced as a 1975 model, back in the days of a thriving personal luxury coupe market, but by ’78 sales were declining and the Ricardo Montalban endorsed… more»

2-For-1 Deal: 1979 Chrysler 300 Pair

The 300 moniker returned to the Chrysler lineup in 1979 after an absence since ’71 as a one-year-only package for the Cordoba, and it was an expensive option as this pushed the car’s price up over two thousand additional… more»

22k Original Miles: 1980 Chrysler Cordoba LS

A redesigned and downsized Chrysler Cordoba emerged in 1980 to begin the model’s second generation, but by this time demand for personal luxury was dwindling and sales fell by nearly half over the previous year’s offering, from just over… more»

Low-Mileage, Two-Tone Survivor: 1979 Chrysler Cordoba

1979 would be the fifth and final model year of the first-generation Cordoba, the Chrysler Corporation’s successful attempt of getting a piece of the personal luxury coupe pie which was dominated by GM. Cordobas would be downsized for the 1980… more»

31k Mile Survivor? 1979 Chrysler Cordoba

The decade of the 1970s wasn’t kind to Chrysler Corporation, in general. Gas prices rose sharply at the same time the company was pushing bigger, thirstier automobiles. Until the K-Car of the 1980s came along, it looked as though… more»

Green On Green Survivor: 1977 Chrysler Cordoba

Update 1/14/23 – This clean Cordoba has been relisted here on eBay with no reserve! From 3/20/22 – If you’re still a little green around the gills from over-celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, you may want to click on the… more»

No Corinthian Leather: 1975 Chrysler Cordoba

Anyone older than a teenager in the 1970s probably remembers Chrysler’s sales pitch for the then-new Cordoba. On television, Richard Montalban would praise the Cordoba’s “fine Corinthian leathers” (which wasn’t a real thing, and you could get the cars… more»

Needs TLC: 1983 Chrysler Cordoba

If you watched television in the mid-1970s, chances are you caught Ricardo Montalban hawking the new Chrysler Cordoba with its “rich Corinthian leathers”. The Cordoba would be Chrysler’s first foray into the personal luxury segment and was the first… more»

Limited 300 Edition: 1979 Chrysler Cordoba

Will late ’70s American cars ever reach a point of enhanced value and collectibility? My crystal ball gets lousy reception so I can’t say with certainty but if gasoline-powered cars ever disappear, probably. Also, special editions of anything up… more»

Rich Corinthian Leathers! 1979 Chrysler Cordoba

The Chrysler Cordoba of the 1970s is best remembered today for its marketing hype. In one commercial after another, Ricardo Montalban would hype the Cordoba’s “rich Corinthian leathers,” but there were no such things (the Cordoba had the same… more»

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