Cordoba Small Car

Cordoba Small Car

One design highlight in Chrysler's rapidly evolving 1970s lineup was the Cordoba—a 115-inch-wheelbase coupe billed as "Chrysler's new small car." With its Jaguar-like front end, formal roofline and one-of-a-kind rectangular tail lamps, it became one of the era's most memorable cars—along with the TV commercials featuring actor Ricardo Montalban extolling the virtues of its "rich Corinthian leather" interior. Cordobas sold better than all other Chrysler models combined, inspiring other new, "smaller" Chrysler designs, like the LeBaron Medallion coupe.

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