1984 SS Monte Carlo.
I would like to know if the model year 1984 SS monte carlo was available w/bucket seats,some have told me yes and some said no…I was told by a chevy dealer that bench seat was the only seat in 1984,And the cars where blue or white w/blue and white interior.Please clear up this subject …Thanks.
The Monte Carlo SS was reintroduced in 1983, following twelve years of being discontinued. One of the last carbureted, rear-wheel drive ‘muscle cars', the Monte Carlo SS featured European body color-coding, a new front fascia, a rear spoiler and a V8.
In 1984 the regular Monte Carlo was available standard with a 125 hp 229 in³ V6 and the option of 165 hp 305 V8. The final year for the 350 in³ diesel engine in a base Monte Carlo, only a total of 168 units were produced for '84. For this year, all engines received the three-speed automatic transmission, except for the three SS's, which received the 200–4R transmission with overdrive.
Following the restrictive emissions regulations of the late 1970s, the car-buying public was itching for a power-driven vehicle. The SS was a major hit in 1984, and a total of 112,730 sport coupes were sold, along with an additional 24,050 with the SS option. The SS featured floor console and Strato bucket seats as extra-cost options for the first time rather than the standard split bench seat with armrest.
Discontinued following the '82 model year, T-tops were re-introduced in the 1985 Monte Carlo. A total of 35,484 Monte Carlo SS's were produced for this year, and offered in a variety of colors black, maroon, silver and white. Becoming standard on the SS was a four-speed automatic overdrive transmission, the Turbo Hydramatic 200–4R, with a newly revised sport rear axle ratio that contained 3:73 gears. The 229 in³ V6 and 350 in³ V8 diesel engines were now gone for good in 1985. A 262 in³ (4.3 L) V6 that was fuel-injected with throttle-body fuel injection was the replacement for the 229.
Mickey,My 84 SS is the blue exterior model and has a(1) one piece bench seat w/white inserts and a arm rest in the center,can you tell me how many of these cars were produced…And was it a standard model option.Thanks.
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