Vega

Kammback Survivor: 1975 Chevrolet Vega

The Vega was Chevy’s answer to the imported subcompacts that were popping up everywhere in the late 1960s. Launched in 1971, the Vega was named after the brightest star in the constellation Lyra. It would see the production of… more»

350 V8 Power! 1976 Chevrolet Vega

The Vega, introduced in 1971, was Chevy’s response to the imported subcompact car movement. The auto would be produced over eight model years and would gain some unwanted notoriety. Sales were winding down by the time the seller’s ’76… more»

54k Mile: 1976 Chevrolet Cosworth Vega

This 1976 Chevrolet Cosworth Vega is located in Round Rock, Texas just north of Austin on I-35. The Cosworth Vega is listed for sale here on Facebook Marketplace for the last two weeks. The seller has the car listed… more»

No Reserve: 1975 Chevrolet Vega Cosworth

The Chevy Vega doesn’t have a big following with collectors, but the limited-edition Cosworth Vega does draw attention. That’s because of the all-aluminum inline-4  that was developed by Chevy but modified with a DOHC cylinder head designed by the… more»

56k Mile Survivor: 1971 Chevrolet Vega

The Chevy Vega, other than perhaps the noteworthy Cosworth Vega, are seldom seen these days, although more than 2 million of them were built back in the 1970s.  It was Chevy’s first foray into the sub-compact car market, but… more»

35k Mile 1976 Chevrolet Cosworth Vega

I am always surprised by how many of Cosworth Vegas have survived. This 1976 Chevrolet Cosworth Vega is located in Arlington, Texas. It is listed with a Buy It Now Price of $13,500 here on eBay. The seller has… more»

Baby Z/28? 1973 Chevrolet Vega

The Vega was launched in 1971 as Chevy’s entry into the subcompact market. As luck would have it, there was a labor strike in the Fall of 1970 and the cars got a late start into the model year…. more»

Yenko Stinger Tribute: 1973 Chevrolet Vega Kammback

The 1970s Chevy Vega wasn’t the success story that General Motors had planned. Sure, they sold more than two million of them across seven model years, but they were notorious for rusting out and having engines that would overheat… more»

Time Capsule: 1973 Chevrolet Vega GT

Sometimes we come across exceptional cars that just make you lean back admire an original classic just as it was delivered from the dealer. This 1973 Chevrolet Vega GT is definitely one of those cars. Located in Simi Valley,… more»

V8 Swap? 1976 Chevrolet Vega GT

Of all the great cars that Chevrolet has built over the last 100 years, the Vega sadly is not likely to make the list. It was conceived during the late 1960s when the domestic automakers were trying to compete… more»

Cheap 1976 Chevrolet Cosworth Vega!

Hurry, this 1976 Chevrolet Cosworth Vega is being sold cheap and it only has one day until the auction is finished. It is a running and driving Cosworth Vega that is said to be in original condition. The odometer… more»

EcoTec Swap: 1976 Chevrolet Cosworth Vega

Be objective! An important rule in journalism, or so I’m told. And that sense of fairness should be extended to every vehicle post found here. I do find myself challenged with that admonition, especially in the case of a… more»

Cheap Cosworth: 1976 Chevrolet Vega + Parts Car

The Vega will not go down in the history books as Chevrolet’s finest hour. It was a car hurried into production that ended up having a lot of problems. But one car from the Vega’s eight-year run has surfaced… more»

V-8 Project? Cheap 1974 Chevrolet Vega

Chevrolet’s entry into the sub-compact field was a troubled one over the car’s seven-year run. The Vega sold well, at least through the period following the 1973 OPEC oil embargo, but the car would be beset with well-publicized quality… more»

Economy Muscle? 1975 Chevrolet Cosworth Vega

I’ve come to realize my definition of “driver quality” is a bit looser than the way many people define it. A car that’s a single color (with presumably original paint), runs, and can be driven safely is where I… more»

Solid Hatchback Project: 1976 Chevrolet Vega GT

The 1976 Vega reportedly had over 300 improvements or changes, who can name ten of them off the top of your head? That’s probably Ph.D. level car knowledge, come to think of it. New headlight bezels and a wider… more»