Those were intensely rare cars, often ordered by dealers who didn't really 'get' the concept of a performance-oriented full-size car. Most of that price and content market was starting to go to the specialized personal luxury segment cars like the Pontiac Grand Prix.
'Peggy, call the insurance agent... The cars got some bullet holes!'..... Joe Mannix
Yeah, but half an inch to the right, he woulda missed me altogether!'.....Jim Rockford