The Truth About Cars » Ricardo Montalban http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:06:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » Ricardo Montalban http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Junkyard Find: 1979 Chrysler Cordoba http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/junkyard-find-1979-chrysler-cordoba-2/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/junkyard-find-1979-chrysler-cordoba-2/#comments Mon, 04 Jan 2016 13:00:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1255721 Examples of the Chrysler Cordoba continue to show up in the self-service wrecking yards I frequent, though I tend to skip the ones that are particularly wretched and break out my camera only when I’m in the presence of a Cordoba that still has a certain personal luxury aura. So far in this series, we’ve […]

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Examples of the Chrysler Cordoba continue to show up in the self-service wrecking yards I frequent, though I tend to skip the ones that are particularly wretched and break out my camera only when I’m in the presence of a Cordoba that still has a certain personal luxury aura. So far in this series, we’ve […]

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Junkyard Find: 1976 Chrysler Cordoba http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/junkyard-find-1976-chrysler-cordoba/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/junkyard-find-1976-chrysler-cordoba/#comments Mon, 27 Jan 2014 14:00:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=725114 So far in this series, I’ve had no luck finding Chrysler Cordobas from the first couple years of production. We’ve seen this ’78 (which provided me with a beautiful Corinthian Leather garage couch), this ’79, and this ’80 prior to today, and now we’ve got a genuine, Ricardo-approved 1976 Cordoba. I spotted this car during […]

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So far in this series, I’ve had no luck finding Chrysler Cordobas from the first couple years of production. We’ve seen this ’78 (which provided me with a beautiful Corinthian Leather garage couch), this ’79, and this ’80 prior to today, and now we’ve got a genuine, Ricardo-approved 1976 Cordoba. I spotted this car during […]

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1984: Ricardo Montalban Introduces Us To The Future http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/1984-ricardo-montalban-introduces-us-to-the-future/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/1984-ricardo-montalban-introduces-us-to-the-future/#comments Thu, 25 Oct 2012 15:00:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=464906 The Chrysler E-Class— based on the K platform and built for the 1983 and 1984 model years only— wasn’t quite as opulent as the car we associate Señor Montalban with today, but it talked! Montalban sold Chrysler products for nearly 15 years. Some had soft— not rich— Corinthian leather, some didn’t. Going from a ’75 […]

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The Chrysler E-Class— based on the K platform and built for the 1983 and 1984 model years only— wasn’t quite as opulent as the car we associate Señor Montalban with today, but it talked! Montalban sold Chrysler products for nearly 15 years. Some had soft— not rich— Corinthian leather, some didn’t. Going from a ’75 […]

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The Crusher Doesn’t Like The Taste Of Corinthian Leather http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/01/the-crusher-doesnt-like-the-taste-of-corinthian-leather/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/01/the-crusher-doesnt-like-the-taste-of-corinthian-leather/#comments Thu, 20 Jan 2011 18:00:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=381273 We make fun of the Cordoba today— hell, we made fun of the Cordoba when it was new— but wouldn’t Fiat be wise to slather at least one 2011 Chrysler with “gold”-plated-plastic medallions and get some smooth-voiced macho man to pitch it on TV? I’m not talking about that faux-classy plastic stuff that kinda looks […]

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We make fun of the Cordoba today— hell, we made fun of the Cordoba when it was new— but wouldn’t Fiat be wise to slather at least one 2011 Chrysler with “gold”-plated-plastic medallions and get some smooth-voiced macho man to pitch it on TV? I’m not talking about that faux-classy plastic stuff that kinda looks […]

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