Build Or Part Out? 1972 Chevrolet Vega

The Vega was Chevrolet’s first entry into the subcompact car market in 1971. With two million units sold over seven model years, the car made a dent in the infiltration efforts of European and Japanese imports – or did… more»

LS1 Restomod: 1971 Chevrolet Vega

Chevrolet joined the subcompact car movement in 1971 with the all-new Vega. A lot of planning went into the development of the automobile, but some glitches in execution prevented it from being one of General Motors’ biggest success stories…. more»

Update: 1974 Chevrolet Vega GT Kammback

UPDATE – This 1974 Chevrolet Vega GT Kammback is for sale again a little over a year since it was featured here on Barn Finds, with quite a bump in the asking price. It can be found here on… more»

BF Auction: 1975 Chevrolet Cosworth Vega

UPDATE – After successfully selling their three other vehicles here as Barn Finds Auctions, the seller of this Cosworth Vega has decided to relist it, and this time as a no-reserve auction! Be sure to take another look and… more»

GT Package: 1973 Chevrolet Vega Kammback Wagon

Throughout automotive history, there have been numerous cars that got an initial bad rap that didn’t entirely deserve it, with the Corvair and Edsel being a couple that immediately come to mind.  But one that seemed to earn its… more»

Nice Interior: 1974 Chevrolet Vega

The 1970s Chevrolet Vega was not one of General Motors’ finest hours. Although a lot of money and planning went into bringing Chevy’s first sub-compact to market in 1971, the car was beset with quality-related issues from the beginning…. more»

One Owner: 1976 Chevrolet Vega Kammback Estate Wagon

The question is: if you have a nearly perfect example of a bad car, do you have a good car? Back to philosophy class we go, to grapple with this one-owner 1976 Chevrolet Vega Kammback Estate wagon, here on… more»

Sitting For Years: 1976 Chevrolet Vega

Some cars beg to be nut-and-bolt restored, and some are vehicles that you just want to get everything working again and drive as they look, or maybe put a hotter drivetrain in them and keep them looking like, well,… more»

V8 Panel Delivery! 1971 Chevrolet Vega

The Vega was Chevy’s first U.S.-made subcompact. And it got a bad rap due to its poorly executed 4-cylinder engine. Some of the Vega’s still around show up with a V8 transplanted under the hood. But in the case… more»

Vacant Vega: 1971 Chevrolet Project

The Chevy Vega should have been a big hit and did sell quite well with more than two million copies in seven years. A lot of work went into designing Chevrolet’s subcompact response to the VW Beetle but it… more»

Notchback Survivor: 1977 Chevrolet Vega

Seven years after the first model year for the Vega, this car rolled out of the factory wearing this Bright Orange paint and those big bumpers. The seller has this 1977 Chevrolet Vega Notchback Coupe posted here on craigslist… more»

One Owner! 1976 Chevrolet Vega GT

Although more than two million Chevy Vega’s were built in the 1970s, you rarely see them today, except for the occasional Cosworth. They got a bad rap early on for production flaws which meant that many of them quickly… more»

Chevy Vega Clone: 1978 Pontiac Sunbird Wagon

The Pontiac Sunbird was a copy of the 1970s Chevy Monza, which was also duplicated by Buick and Oldsmobile. A station wagon was added to the lineup in 1978, but it was a rework of the discontinued Astre, which… more»

Work-In-Progress: 1976 Chevrolet Cosworth Vega

Over the years, Chevrolet has had its share of successes as well as a few clunkers. Most would say the Vega fits into the second category as it was hurried into production so a lot of problems would quickly… more»

Kammback Wagon: 1972 Chevrolet Vega GT

Introduced in 1971, the subcompact Chevy Vega should have been a winner. A lot of planning went into the new car, but Chevy dropped the ball in terms of quality control, so they developed an initial bad rap. With… more»

All Stock 4 Speed: 1975 Chevrolet Cosworth Vega

This 1975 Chevrolet Cosworth Vega is number 1,715 for the production run. A lot of the Cosworth Vegas that we see here on Barn Finds are in poor condition or have been modified. This one is all stock and… more»