GM luxury models sported 114-in wheel- bases and overall lengths of about 206 in. ... The diesel in the Cutlass was a new, smaller 260-cu-in model, which came with a five- speed manual transmission. ... The Ford Thunderbird, which also would be downsized to become a compact in 1980, offered a Heritage model to signal the end of the line at its present ... affiliate with a foreign automaker led to the decision by Chrysler to sell its European operations to Peugeot-Citroen of France.
|Title||:||Britannica Book of the Year|
|Author||:||Daphne Daume, J. E. Davis|