Aerocoupe

One Family Owned: 1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS Aerocoupe With 34k Original Miles

Classic cars from the 1980s have developed a strong following in the current market as a new generation of enthusiasts view them as a potentially affordable entry-level proposition. The lack of outright performance that many offer seems only a… more»

NASCAR Inspired: 1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS Aerocoupe

Bet I know what you’re thinking- another one?!  Yep, June has been a heavy month for Monte Carlo SS Aerobacks here on Barn Finds, with three of these large rear window cars featured this month already, and June’s only… more»

Low-Mile Survivor: 1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS Aerocoupe With 5k Original Miles!

It’s funny how we can go for months or years at Barn Finds without seeing a single example of a particular classic model, only to have a few land on our desks in quick succession. Such is the case… more»

3,800 Mile 1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS Aerocoupe

People typically have a clear opinion of the Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS Aerocoupe and its Pontiac cousin. The general consensus seems to be that the Aerocoupe carries its unique styling more successfully than the Pontiac 2+2. Both cars were… more»

Tidy Survivor: 1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS Aerocoupe

Aerodynamics is the black art of motorsport, with teams in categories like Formula 1 spending millions of dollars to squeeze every millisecond out of their machinery. Virtually every racing category follows the same process to some extent, including NASCAR…. more»

1-of-200: 1986 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS Aerocoupe

Once upon a time, the “SC” in NASCAR stood for Stock Car. The category aimed for manufacturers to bring their models to the track featuring lightly modified standard body shells but with drivetrain upgrades within tightly controlled specifications. While… more»

18k Original Miles: 1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS Aerocoupe

In motorsport, it is often referred to as the unfair advantage. The term refers to a situation where a manufacturer or constructor discovers a loophole in the regulations that allows them to maximize vehicle performance. Colin Chapman was one… more»

Low Mile Survivor: 1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS Aerocoupe

While racing is said to improve the breed, NASCAR competitors and manufacturers have always found themselves in a unique situation. With drivetrain configurations effectively set in stone, manufacturers needed to think laterally to find the next unfair advantage. The… more»

NASCAR-Inspired: 1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Aerocoupe

Chevy introduced the Monte Carlo Aerocoupe in 1986 to help give the brand an advantage on NASCAR superspeedways. They would be available to the public, as well, but only for two years. It was created by modifying the Super… more»

Rare T-Top: 1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS Aerocoupe

The great Enzo Ferrari once boldly claimed that aerodynamics was for people that couldn’t build decent engines. However, this failed to recognize that for most of Formula 1 history, the cars bearing his name almost always had the most… more»

NASCAR Homologation: 1986 Pontiac Grand Prix Aerocoupe 2+2

The 1980s were a unique time for the Automotive industry. Some customers in the early 80s were getting fed up with cars that had poor build quality, questionable reliability, and started making a move toward the import market. By… more»

Rare G-Body: 1986 Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2

General Motors’ G platform is a popular one among automotive enthusiasts, thanks to its front-engine, rear-drive layout and plenty of factory-ready performance vehicles using the platform. The company produced homologation special models for NASCAR competition using the G-body, creating… more»

NASCAR Special: 1986 Pontiac Grand Prix Aerocoupe

Automotive history is littered with cars which were developed by manufacturers specifically to give their brand a winning edge in competition. Lancia gave us the Stratos, the 037, and the Delta Integrale for rallying. Ford developed the Sierra Cosworth… more»

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