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1980 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

General Overview

The 1980 Monte Carlo had a mild frontal restyle with quad headlights and amber indicators mounted beneath.

A new drivetrain option was Buick’s tubo 231ci rated at 170 hp. There was a total of 13,839 tubo Monte Carlos.

Other optional engines included 267ci and 305ci versions of the Chevy small-block V8.

The 1980 marked the end of the third-generation Monte Carlos.

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Manufacturer Original Sales Brochures


Engine 0 to 60 MPH Quarter Mile Source
231ci Turbo 13.0 sec n/a n/a
305ci/Auto 11.1 sec 18.3 sec Estimate


Available Engines:
LC3 3.8L V6 229ci 1x2bbl n/a n/a
LC8 3.8L Turbo V6 231ci 1x4bbl n/a n/a
L39 4.4L V8 267ci 1x2bbl n/a n/a
LG4 305ci 1x4bbl n/a n/a
Available Transmissions:
  • Turbo Hydra-Matic

Factory Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Dark Blue Metallic
  • Light Blue Metallic
  • Light Camel Metallic
  • Medium Camel Metallic
  • Cinnabar
  • Claret Metallic
  • Dark Claret Metallic
  • Gray
  • Dark Green Metallic
  • Silver
  • White
  • Yellow
  • Beige

Factory Interior Colors

  • Black
  • Blue
  • Oyster
  • Green
  • Camel
  • Claret
  • Claret Oyster

Production Numbers

  • Sport Coupe
    Total productions 116,580
  • Landau Sport Coupe
    Total productions 32,262

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