Remember the cars of the 80s that were successful in Brazil

Remember the cars of the 80s that were successful in Brazil


See which 80’s cars were successful in the national market during that decade. Brands like Volkswagen and Chevrolet are showing up (Image: Disclosure)

When we think of popular cars today, we immediately think of the Hyundai HB20, Chevrolet Onix and of course, introduced SUVs like the Jeep Compass. However, in the 80s the names were very different, like Volkswagen Gol, late Beetle and of course, Monza and Chevrolet Corvette. Remember the details of the car.

See which 80's cars were successful in the national market during that decade.  Brands such as Volkswagen and Chevrolet are emerging
See which 80’s cars were successful in the national market during that decade. Brands like Volkswagen and Chevrolet are showing up (Image: Disclosure)

Cars of the 80s: remember several iconic models

It is true that in each period the specific model of the car increases. The model of that time, for example, is a popular SUV.

However, the 1980s were the stage for models who undoubtedly remained in the memory of Brazilians and who even today have an emotional appeal.

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Volkswagen Golf

The Volkswagen Gol is a good example of a car that was successful in the 80s. Still in production today, the model at that time was very different from what is sold today.

When it was launched in 1980 the car was considered modern and contemporary for the time. It arrived as the successor to the Beetle and from the second half of the decade was the unbeaten sales leader for years.

See which 80's cars were successful in the national market during that decade.  Brands such as Volkswagen and Chevrolet are emerging
VW Gol (Photo: Advertising)

Volkswagen Beetle

Mende is also very important in the national car market. The model appeared in a famous car, he was the most famous during that period until he gave way to Gol.

To this day the car has a popular appeal and is even the inspiration for current versions and the basis of modifications and additions electric motor.

See which 80's cars were successful in the national market during that decade.  Brands such as Volkswagen and Chevrolet are emerging
VW Beetle (Photo: Advertising)

Chevrolet Corvette

GM’s Corvette was also a successful model of the 1980s and one of the best sellers. So much so that in 1983 the car was able to outsell the Beetle, considered the leader at the time. In that year, the GM car had sold more than 85,900 units.

At the end of the decade, the car received significant modifications and became the most complete and modern car at that time.

Chevrolet Monza

The American carmaker was very successful with the Monza, a car that was also part of the best-selling platform between 1984 and 1986. The car was not considered popular and had high appeal and high-quality finish for the time and at the level of Brazil.

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Chevrolet Corvette (Photo: Disclosure

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Nicole Santana

Nicole SantanaJournalist and business communication specialist, with more than three years of experience working actively in the automotive industry and was awarded in 2016 for the best journalistic report through the Auto Informe competition. He is currently dedicated to the writing of the website Garagem 360, providing news, tests and multimedia content about the world of cars.