Back in the early 1970s, a Chevrolet Monte Carlo was an affordable way to get into a big 2-door personal luxury car. It might have not had the style of a Thunderbird or the sporty/upmarket(ish) badge of the Pontiac Grand Prix, but the Monte Carlo was available with a big block and understated styling with overstated gravitational pull. This thing is big. Find this 1971 Chevrolet Monte Carlo offered for $7500 in Enfield, CT. Tip from Cory.
Personal Luxury Coupe
The Buick Riviera appeared on the automotive landscape in 1963 as a personal luxury coupe on the E-body platform (later shared with the Eldorado and Toronado), but in rear-drive only configuration. A few decades later the turbocharged version of the Riviera shared its V6 with Buick’s Regal cousin (and the LeSabre had a turbo V6 version […]
The Cadillac Eldorado was first built as a convertible halo car on the Series 62 platform in 1953, but became its own unique thing in 1967 when it was transferred to a front-drive platform and designated a personal luxury coupe where it survived until 2002. The personal luxury coupe market segment is somewhat of a […]