Dodge Monaco
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The Dodge Monaco 500 often included two-tone paint scemes with a base colour, and a roof in a contrasting colour such as gloss black. Roofs could also be covered with black or white vinal that had a leather grain texture. Engine options include a 225 slant six, the 318 V8, 383 V8, 440 V8, and the rare Hemi 426 V8.

The Torqueflight three speed automatic was the most popular option and could be had in column or console shift.

The 500 model included bucket seats with a center console, map light, and bright trim along the lower edges of the body. Chrome was abundant on the dash and even around the gas and brake pedals.

AM thumbwheel radios included one front and one rear speaker on the 500 with AM/FM optional.

While the four door was common as a family car the two door version was considered quite sporty, especially with one of the larger V8s!

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Revival (1990–1992)[edit | edit source]

The revived Monaco replaced the Diplomat. It was built at Brampton, Ontario. The Dynasty sold more than the Monaco. The Monaco suffered from a lot of mechanical and electrical problems. That meant that the Monaco was a market failure.

Third generation (1977–1978)[edit | edit source]

The third generation Monaco downsized because of the energy crisis. It replaced the Coronet and the Charger. The downsized Monaco can be seen in The Dukes of Hazzard.

Second generation (1974–1977)[edit | edit source]

The second generation Monacos came at the wrong time. At the time of their introduction the 1973 oil crisis began. Sales would really suffer during that time. The Polara and the Polara Custom were replaced by the regular Monaco and the Monaco Custom. But then in 1975 the Monaco Custom changed its name to Royal Monaco. The Royal Monaco had hidden headlamps.

First Generation/Origins (1965–1973)[edit | edit source]

A change in style happened in 1969. 4 models were available in 1969 also. The Brougham package came out in 1969. It had features like a vinyl roof (which was only available on sedans and hardtops), and a beach front seat (for the passenger side only). On the side and across the headlights of the Monaco wagons there was woodgrain vinyl trim. On the side of the grille there is a option called "Super-Lite". But it was dropped in 1970. In 1970 the front of the car grew 3 inches. While the rear became 4 inches shorter. Also in 1970 the "Torsion-Quiet" system was added. Larger taillights were added in 1971. The woodgrain trim was now high on the sides and around the windows. Sales were now coming up a little bit. Rooflines on the sedan and hardtop Monacos were new. Stacked taillights were new on the station wagons. Now Monaco's sales went up even more. But sales dropped down in 1973. The Polara name dropped also in 1973.

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A black and white Dodge Monaco sedan appeared in a 1980 film The Blues Brothers. In the film, it was an ex-police car and is dubbed by the Blues Brothers as the new 'Bluesmobile'.

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