I have one also. It has 107,xxx miles now but runs great. With his failing health he has decided to sell so if you are interested contact me. The Cordoba may have gone a bit over the top with the luxury end of “personal luxury” but the 300 kept more of the sporting attitude. Tom, that’s a strange cow lick you’re sporting in the first picture. It is 1 of 3,811 produced in the U.S. I think he also bought his Challenger T/A there. It needs nothing mechanically. 1979 Chrysler Cordoba 300 (aut. We sold the Farmont in 1988 when I was all of 7 years old, but I still have plenty of memories of that one, especially how one’s legs would stick to the black vinyl upholstery in the summer (who thought that was a good idea?) Yes, they are massive boats with over stuff leather seats and over the top styling, but they are surprisingly fast and incredibly comfortable to drive. Beautiful black exterior with excellent original paint and chrome. Only 8,000 mis on this pristine 1979 Chrysler Cordoba. The sport wheel looks much more appropriate here than the usual two-spoke Cordoba wheel. I kinda liked them. My Dad’s cousin Bruce (“Benroth’s Body Shop, Cairo, OH”) had one of these brought in by a customer for restoration. I found one of these at a car auction last year. But rather Chrysler's last run at a muscle car for the 70's until recession and gas prices forced economic engines and we said "bye, bye" to Mopar big blocks. 1978 - 1979 CHRYSLER: CORDOBA, 300. In the middle of Chrysler’s 1978-79 meltdown, somehow, they managed to get this special edition out the door. 93,580 km. Though the "300" concept also continued for a few years as the LS, the 400 V-8 was axed and the 360 vanished after 1980. In the middle of Chrysler’s 1978-79 meltdown, somehow, they managed to get this special edition out the door. The cars were all painted EW-1 Spinaker White, and began the conversion process with a … There were 2200 made. I have mine up for sale now. This particular example has just 61k miles and is said to run great. Awesome find! I would prefer mine without, however. While we have already done the first-gen Cordoba story here on CC, both the original and the facelifted ’78, today I want to tell you a little bit about a rare ‘Doba from 1979. At the time, I saw them very rarely, but they were around. I believe that these Cordoba 300’s were built from April 1979 until the Windsor Plant code 9103 build out in June of 1979. Hi Marc, it’s entirely possible that this is the same car. We were oblivious to the problems that faced Chrysler at this time. I can’t believe how much interest there still is for a fairly rare car. 1979 — — Automatic. Although I don’t recall the production figures, am pretty sure it was less than 10. Cordoba would soldier on, but the much-trumpeted "downsized" 1980 model was merely a restyled LeBaron two-door without the classy distinction of 1975-1979. 1979 Chrysler 300 up for grabs! Normally, I’m a vinyl top kinda guy, but I’d rather have my “300” with a steel top. It has power steering and power brakes. RARE ! For sale is a white, 1979 Chrysler Cordoba 300. 1979 Chrysler Cordoba 300 (aut. Also, have also actually seen one of the non-white, maroon red 1979 300s. April 23, 2013 • 47 comments. #7634 1979 Chrysler Cordoba 300 Series - Gateway Classic Cars St. Louis - YouTube For sale in our St. Louis showroom is a like new 1979 Chrysler Cordoba 300 Series. The interior is a tan/cream colored velour material and is also spotless. Chrysler 1979. It is 1 of 3,811 produced in the U.S. Richard (Bennett), where did you find this one? This is a early production vehicle being built December of … I also was a Chrysler 300 Club member when these came out. All 300s received a 195-horse version of the 360 CID V8, powered by Mopar’s storied Torqueflite, natch. Description for Chrysler Cordoba 1979: Power windows and door locks Power steering A/C works well! HOME RATINGS GUIDE CAR VALUES CONTACT US RECOMMENDED LINKS GALLERY. Perhaps you’ve heard of it: the 300. I was really excited when I spotted this car back in September. Enquire View details * If the price does not contain the notation that it is "Drive Away", the price may not include additional costs, such as stamp duty and other government charges. The Malibu? Just a bit more than 3,800 were built, and though a similar treatment was offered on the redesigned, downsized 1980 Cordoba, it was not called a 300 but instead a Cordoba LS. These 1979 Chrysler Cordoba 300’s had enough mechanical and trim detailing to earn the red, white, and blue badging, relative to the times. 1979 Chrysler Cordoba 2 DOOR Additional Info: Up for sale is a 1979 Chrysler 300, limited production vehicle. A picture of the sticker with all optional codes under the hood shows all options and decoding the VIN also indicates it is a "Special Pricing" Cordoba with 300 trim and 360 Cu.In 4 Barrel carburetor. 1979 chrysler 300 cordoba limited edition rare barn find project. The Cordoba Effect: 1979 Chrysler 300 Survivor. Yes, a spoiler. Out of spfld mo. The exhaust would have been done after he sold it. The first this he would do with a new car was take it by Ziebart to get undercoated. 15,000 miles ,all original except BUILT motor & drivetrain. rare 1979 Chrysler Cordoba w/300 option 1/4292 81k original e58 360 4bbl runs. Attention all units, attention all units, this is dispatch. The fathers of some of my friends worked at Chrysler on the line where these were built. The 1979 Chrysler 300 never came with a vinyl roof. According to that, there was also a watered-down version that looked like this, but with a 318. When the redesigned and downsized Cordoba came out the following year, I immediately realized that the Cordoba LS could have been badged as a “300” again. It is 1 of 3,811 produced in the U.S. I found this car back in September sitting on Clark Road, just east of Prospect in Ypsilanti, Michigan. My car is a great cruiser. Stuart, Florida, United States. With the other non-stock accessories (like the spoiler and hood ornament), my first inclination is a modified ‘tribute’ car from a white, non-300 Cordoba, but there are too many other 300-only touches (those etched windows would be hard to duplicate). The aluminum wheels are all accounted for with center caps and trim. 1979 Chrysler 300 up for grabs! Hello Tony. Rounding out the exterior changes were special alloy wheels, RWL Goodyear tires, color-keyed bumper rub strips, fake fender vents (not a recent affectation, apparently), sport mirrors and red, white and blue pinstriping. Your email address will not be published. Looks to have been well maintained. I think the T/A belonged to one of the dealers sons. I’d like to no the production numbers, how many were made with a vinyl roof? The Cordoba similarity is unmistakable in the 1979 Chrysler 300 which ended up being the only year for this version. Also the fact that Mom hated driving it since it wasn’t a V8 like she was used to. The 300 was a $2,040 option package for the Cordoba that year. Description for Chrysler Cordoba 1979: This is a high performance 360 V8. It was nice that they acknowledged the “300” lineage during these times. I guess today is the day for cars I fell in love with despite good sense telling me not to. Factory 360 V-8 with 4 Barrel Carb, not a lean burn ChryslerJ - 360 1 - 4BBL 8 cylinder "LA" engine VIN ss22j9r112374126,916 milesFactory power windows, power door locksKenwood CD playerFactory metal sunroof (rare) works great! Find classic car values here: Classic Automobile Appraisal And Resource Guide. The bumpers still have their matching color rub strips. 1979 Chrysler Cordoba 300. Great find. The seats have been dyed. 3) specs. The car drives fine. It sat there for a while yet after I took the pics. Message seller. He was big on taking care of his cars. http://krisiesmopes.blogspot.ca/2012/04/so-yes-long-rumored-red-79-300.html. Very cool and underrated cars, these 300’s. 3) , model year 1979, version for North America U.S. (up to September) manufactured by Chrysler (USA) in United States assembly in Canada; 2-door coupe body type ; RWD (rear-wheel drive), automatic 3-speed gearbox; … Funny the stuff you remember from your childhood. 3) detailed performance review, speed vs rpm and accelerations chart. My age would have been in the single digits at the time. 1979 Chrysler Cordoba 300 clone. He quickly shifted to neutral, shut it off and got it to the side of the road. It has special markings---grill and taillights. When these 1979 300s came out, I went to check them out at the dealer. Hello from Tennessee. Caught currently at a registered distance of 27,730 miles on the odometer. But rather Chrysler's last run at a muscle car for the 70's until recession and gas prices forced economic engines and we said "bye, bye" to Mopar big blocks. Those were the Good Old Days and as much fun as build out was , New Model start up was even more challenging!!!!!!! I’ve got an original ’79 300 with the moon roof. I still remember how the gear indicator would change colors depending on what gear you were in. Please reach out. The air has been converted. The 300 was a special edition, built in limited numbers with a V-8, four-barrel, factory dual exhaust, a floorshift and luxuriously appointed interior. And, was tempted to buy one, being single and with a decent job (USAF). I’ll be glad when these 300’s are fully accepted by ye 300 crowd. Height; 52.6 inches, weight; 3,700 pounds. And that spoiler wasn’t factory, either. LeBaron Cordoba: 300 – new model: Newport: New Yorker: USA . Love to talk. Chrysler had been known to do a lot of stuff not listed in the brochures in years past, but it seems they quit all that by the heavily federally regulated seventies. Digital in-dash clock Radio Good tires Dual exhaust I’d like to know (due to curiosity). This is a early production vehicle being built December of 1978. Phone number looks like western Wayne County or Ann Arbor. Model: 300 A clean, 1979 Chrysler 300, like this example for sale on Hemmings.com, can be a tempting collector car for Pentastar enthusiasts hunting for something unique. Find new and used 1979 Chrysler Cordoba Classics for sale by classic car dealers and private sellers near you. 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