Chevette

34k Mile Survivor: 1978 Chevrolet Chevette

The Chevette was a simple, basic, no-frills subcompact that – in 1976 – replaced the troublesome Vega that Chevy had been marketing since 1971. It would go on to sell nearly three million copies in 12 years, twice the… more»

“One of a Kind” Custom 1984 Chevrolet Chevette

Everybody focus front and turn to page 1984 in the Book of Why? Seemingly an answer to a question nobody asked, this 1984 Chevrolet Chevette finds itself narrowed, shortened, and otherwise modified to accommodate a driver only. The insane… more»

Rare Rally 1.6 4-Speed? 1976 Chevrolet Chevette

After a rocky history with the Vega, Chevrolet was looking for its replacement by the mid-1970s. The result was the Chevette, a simple, no-frills subcompact car that would see more than seven million variants built around the world between… more»

Ultimate Woodie? 1979 “Oakbug H1”

Occasionally a car will appear on our desks here at Barn Finds that will leave us scratching our heads. That is the case with this Oakbug H1. We’ve seen some crazy customs, but this car has to rate up… more»

Rare Diesel: 1982 Chevrolet Chevette

If you were searching for a new small Chevrolet in 1982, your choices were either the all-new front-wheel-drive Cavalier or the more conventional rear-wheel-drive Chevette, a model that debuted six years earlier. Both cars were based on global platforms,… more»

Sub-Compact Survivor: 1985 Chevrolet Chevette

The Chevy Chevette was the more conventional successor to the company’s troubled Vega sub-compact. It ran for 12 model years, spanning 1976-87, and would see production reach 2.8 million units in the process. The seller of this 1985 edition… more»

Sandpiper Special: 1977 Chevrolet Chevette

“An uninspired dog cart” is how Jean Lindamood Jennings described a Chevette in Car and Driver magazine many years ago. Another pundit at that august publication referred to the oft-maligned sub-compact as a “bleedin’ garden tractor”. No respect. Nevertheless,… more»

25k Mile Granny’s Car: 1980 Chevrolet Chevette

This snow-white, low-mile 1980 Chevrolet Chevette has just over 25,000 miles on it and it was a “granny’s car”, according to the seller. They have it listed here on craigslist in Westminster, Maryland and they’re asking $3,000 or best… more»

Something Different: 1983 Chevrolet Chevette

Some custom paint jobs can be more interesting than others, and the one applied to this 1983 Chevette, certainly qualifies as interesting…and probably a bit aspirational as well. Normally reserved for a 1969 Dodge Charger, the owner has decided… more»

Stock Or Sleeper: 1979 Chevrolet Chevette

This is an interesting little vehicle. What looks like a very stock 1979 Chevrolet Chevette is not quite exactly what it appears. This car is a sleeper at its finest. It is located in Troy, Kansas. The seller would… more»

25k Mile 1987 Chevrolet Chevette CS

Chevettes were built for economy and meant to be driven until the wheels fell off. That’s what happened to most, so imagine our surprise when we stumbled upon this beauty! A Chevette seems like a strange one to stash… more»

44k Mile Survivor: 1978 Chevrolet Chevette

It’s not hard to find low-mileage Corvettes, but when was the last time you saw a low-mileage Chevette? Heck, when was the last time you even saw a Chevette? That’s because they were meant to be cheap commuter cars,… more»

Unlikely Survivor: 39K Mile 1980 Chevrolet Chevette

Can there be too many Chevettes? I argue that no, there can not be too many Chevettes, or Yugos, or Gremlins, or any other small and unusual vehicles. Any vehicle that’s this old – and 1980 isn’t even that… more»

Fancy Canadian: 1986 Chevrolet Chevette CS

It’s always fun to look at cars like this 1986 Chevrolet Chevette CS to see just how far things have come with automakers. And, to see what people accepted in this era. This example can be found here on… more»

43k-Mile Survivor: 1987 Chevrolet Chevette CS

While there are plenty of beautiful and unique rides that are featured here on this website, it’s sometimes fun to change gears a bit. With that being said, there’s no doubt that fans of muscle cars and other collectible… more»

Cheap Rent: 1977 Chevrolet Chevette Scooter

Base model cars sometimes aren’t the most desirable, collector-wise, but when they’re as nice looking as this 1977 Chevrolet Chevette Scooter is, all bets are off. And, I know, “nice looking” is a very subjective term. This nice looking… more»