The Talbot 1510 was once even produced in the Saab factory

Talbot, was there something? In Germany the brand is forgotten, its presence was too short. The Talbot 1510 was not an unpopular car - and actually it was a Simca or a Chrysler. The story is admittedly a bit confusing and we get right in the middle. At a time when everything was already going by the Chrysler name.

Chrysler completely took over the French manufacturer Simca in 1971 and presents 4 years later under the development code Chrysler 6 a new mid-size sedan on the market. It is a joint development of the English and French Chrysler activities, and the ideas for the end product are far apart during development.

The English side wants rear-wheel drive, the French prefer powered front wheels and a hatchback. While the English in turn demand a classic sedan.

The Chrysler 6 Viewed soberly, the project is a compromise with hatchback and notchback versions. With front-wheel drive alone, there is no room for negotiation. It is a miracle that, despite different desires, it turns out to be a success.

Talbot 1510 GLS (1979)
Talbot 1510 GLS (1979)

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