Generation 4: 1981-1988

1984 Monte Carlo Super Sport

1981
  • Packages: Landau, Sport Coupe
  • Engines: 229, 231, turbo 231, 267, 305
  • Trannies: TH-200C, TH-250C, TH-350C
  • Production: 177,850


Front view: dual side-by-side headlamps; grill has horizontal and vertical lines with no nameplate

Rear view: chrome strip on the trunk lid around the space for the license plate; non-wraparound taillights

1982
  • Packages: Sport Coupe
  • Engines: 229, 231, 262 diesel, 267, 305, 350 diesel
  • Trannies: TH-200C, TH-250C, TH-350C
  • Production: 92,382


Front view: grill has only 2 horizontal lines, with nameplate between these 2 lines on the driver's side

Rear view: license plate area chrome accent deleted; non-wraparound taillights

1983
  • Packages: Sport Coupe, Sport Coupe SS (back again!)
  • Engines: 229, 231, 262 diesel, 305, 305HO, 350 diesel
  • Trannies: TH-200C, TH-250C, TH-350C
  • Production: 96,319


Front view: SS package included air dam front fascia; no bucket seats; bench seat was blue w/ white only (SS)

1983 rear view: Chrome strip on bumper guard like 81 and 82; SS package included trunk-mounted spoiler

1984
  • Packages: Sport Coupe, Sport Coupe SS
  • Engines: 229, 231, 305, 305HO, 350 diesel
  • Trannies: TH-200C, TH-250C, TH-350C, TH-200-4R (supposedly only 3 made)
  • Production: 136,780


Front view: buckets seats were blue only; bench seat was blue w/ white only (SS); SS's now had a "sport" steering wheel, while 1983 SS's had standard steering wheel

Rear view: same as 83

1985
  • Packages: Sport Coupe, Sport Coupe SS
  • Engines: 231, 262, 305, 305HO
  • Trannies: TH-200-4R, TH-200C
  • Production: 118,057


1985 front view: new pinstripe design package

1985 rear view: same as 84

1986
  • Packages: Sport Coupe, Sport Coupe SS, Sport Coupe LS, Aero Coupe SS
  • Engines: 231, 262, 305, 305HO
  • Trannies: TH-200-4R, TH-200C
  • Production: 119,210


Front view: oval type side mirrors changed to "aero" type mirrors; aluminum wheels added to SS (15"); LS now sported single composite headlamps

1986 rear view: 3rd brake light added

1987
  • Packages: Sport Coupe SS, Sport Coupe LS, Aero Coupe SS
  • Engines: 231, 262, 305, 305HO
  • Trannies: TH-200-4R, TH-200C
  • Production: 79,045


1987 front view: new pinstripe design package

1987 rear view: mid year change, "lay-down" spoiler added

1988
  • Packages: Sport Coupe SS, Sport Coupe LS
  • Engines: 262, 305, 305HO
  • Trannies: TH-200-4R
  • Production: 30,174


Front view: all 1988 Monte Carlos were actually assembled in 1987

Rear view: the last Monte Carlo was built on Friday December 11th 1987 at 5:29PM

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