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Personal Luxury Cars 101

Personal Luxury Cars 101

'64 Buick RivieraCaught between a luxury car and a sport sedan, the personal luxury car was a favorite in the post-war era. The personal luxury car is typically a two-door sedan loaded with gadgets and goodies. It’s less expensive than the luxury cars typically made by manufacturers like BMW, Mercedes, and Bentley. Most of the personal luxury cars were made by American car manufacturers, although the luxurious Lincolns and Cadillacs were considered luxury cars.

The Chrysler Cordoba

When you look at the way the automobile industry was trending during the 1970s you can see that Chrysler was heading for trouble. We talk about the “Big Three” of American automaking, but the fact is that Chrysler sales were really nowhere near that of General Motors and Ford during this era. In the middle of the decade, Ford and GM were setting all-time sales records while Chrysler was sputtering along.