Mustang Timeline: 1980

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1980 Mustangs weren't much different than 1979 models. A 4.2L V-8 replaced the 5.0L V-8, but it had 21 fewer horsepower. A carriage roof (see picture below) was a $625 option that gave the car a convertible look when the top was up, though a Mustang convertible wouldn't be offered until 1983.

Engines
2.3L 2V 4-cyl 88 hp manual trans A Code
2.3L 2V 4-cyl 90 hp auto trans A Code
2.3L 2V 4-cyl 132 hp turbocharged W Code
3.3L 1V 6-cyl 91 hp manual trans B Code
3.3L 1V 6-cyl 94 hp auto trans B Code
4.2L 2V V-8 119 hp   D Code

Prices
Coupe, standard $5,338
Coupe, Ghia, standard $5,823
Hatchback, standard $5,816
Hatchback, Ghia, standard $5,935

Production
Coupe, standard 128,893
Coupe, Ghia, standard 23,647
Hatchback, standard 96,497
Hatchback, Ghia, standard 20,285
Total 271,322

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Colors
Bittersweet Glow
Black
Bright Bittersweet
Bright Blue
Bright Caramel
Bright Red
Bright Yellow
Chamois Glow
Dark Chamois Metallic
Dark Cordovan Metallic
Light Medium Blue
Medium Blue Glow
Medium Gray Metallic
Polar White
Silver Metallic
Tu-Tone Exterior Color Combinations

Bittersweet Glow/Dark Cordovan Metallic
Bright Bittersweet/Dark Cordovan Metallic
Chamois Glow/Dark Chamois Metallic
Dark Chamois Metallic/Chamois Glow
Dark Cordovan Metallic/Bittersweet Glow
Light Medium Blue/Bright Blue
Polar White/Bittersweet Gold
Polar White/Bright Yellow
Silver Metallic/Dark Cordovan Metallic
Silver Metallic/Medium Gray Metallic


Vehicle Identification Numbers
0 Last digit of model year
F Assembly plant (F-Dearborn, R-San Jose)
02 Body code for coupe (03-Hatchback, 04-Ghia, 05-hatchback Ghia)
A Engine code
100001 Consecutive unit number

Example:

002A100001

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Photos
Coupe
Coupe
Coupe
Coupe
Hatchback
Notchback with
Carriage Roof

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