Runs & Drives! 1976 Cosworth Vega Project

Always controversial when we post one here on Barn Finds, the Chevrolet Cosworth Vega was an attempt at turning an American economy car into a small GT. Did it succeed? Personally, I like the attempt although I’ve never been… more»

3k Mile Twin-Cam: 1975 Chevrolet Cosworth Vega

The Chevrolet Cosworth Vega really deserved to be a successful car, because a great deal of research and development went into the great little twin-cam engine that it packed under the hood. While there were probably numerous reasons why… more»

Ready To Restore: 1975 Chevrolet Vega Cosworth

By the mid-1970s, American car makers were really beginning to hurt. A combination of tightening emission regulation saw the muscle car segment begin to shrink as performance figures dwindled, much to buyer dismay. Further compounding this pain was the… more»

Exotic Domestic: 1975 Chevrolet Cosworth Vega

Here is a chance to own a small but affordable piece of Chevrolet history. The Cosworth Vega was only produced for two years, with total production below 5000 units. A pretty nice unit is up for auction here on… more»

Twin Cam Barn Find: 1975 Chevrolet Cosworth Vega

There is no such thing as having too much information about a car, but there certainly is an argument for having too little information, and this 1975 Cosworth Vega is a perfect example of the latter. It shows a… more»

Junkyard Cosworth Updates: Junkyard Parts Score!

I’m sure this comes as no surprise that I’ve continued to acquire parts for my will-it-ever-run Mercedes 190E 2.3-16 Cosworth project at an alarming rate. Before I burst into internet fame (guffaw), I used to spend every weekend at… more»

Vega Vacation: 1976 Cosworth Vega

Before I began to write for Barn Finds I was voracious reader of every article (and I still am). The reader comments that followed every Cosworth Vega article were always interesting. The Cosworth Vega seems to be a car… more»

Cheap Cosie: 1975 Chevrolet Cosworth Vega

To John DeLorean’s credit, the Cosworth Vegas more than just a trim-and-decal package. Working with British racing shop Cosworth, they built a unique, twin cam fuel-injected engine found in no other model. But years of delays and an exorbitant… more»

989 Miles: 1975 Cosworth Vega

I always find it fascinating that so many cars survived through time without accumulating any miles like this 989 mile Cosworth Vega. Someone owned it, drove it very rarely, and paid bills on said car even though it wasn’t… more»

1986 Revisited – Part 4: Deals on Wheels

Here is yet another installment from my recently rediscovered 1986 “Deals on Wheels” magazine: this is the Sporty Edition. Maybe this first one should be in the Kleenex edition, wow. Have any of you heard of a Cobra? (hee hee).. This car… more»

Carbed Cosworth: 1975 Chevrolet Cosworth Vega

These cars are sometimes hit or miss as to whether they go over with readers, or with collectors. This is a 1975 Chevrolet Cosworth Vega and it’s in Reading, Pennsylvania. It’s listed on eBay with a current bid of… more»

Worth The Work? 1976 Cosworth Vega

The seller of this Cosworth Vega seems to overestimate the amount of restoration work it appears the car will need. Sure, you could do a full restoration, but it doesn’t look to be necessary. It was found in a… more»

Factory Tuned: 1975 Chevy Cosworth Vega

From a very young age, the name “Cosworth” got my blood pumping. In most cases, it designated some form of a brawny rally car, thanks to Cosworth’s heavy involvement in Ford’s racing program in the 80s and early 90s… more»