1 Jul 1980
A 22kg lighter engine head and electronic ignition improved performance, economy and sales on the I6 range, while minor trim alterations and “alloy head” badges identify the changes. 3.3L power/torque outputs rose to 84kW/230Nm.
New standard features: rear window demisterEngine options: 94kW/305Nm 4.1L I6, 140kW/344Nm 4.9L V8, 193kW/415Nm 5.8L V8 (not wagon).
Special editions:· Jun 80 – ESP: 4.1L I6, alloy wheels, 4-wheel disc brakes, a front spoiler, floor shift transmission, fog lights, cloth seats, suspension modifications