Nice Price Or Crack Pipe: World's Nicest 1981 Chevette For $8,995?

The overwhelming majority of voters thought that the Callaway '83 Porsche 944 was reasonably priced at $45,000; not bad for a Late Malaise Era machine. Today we're going to ponder a car from the same era, and it may be even more rare than the Callaway 944: a really straight, all-original Chevy Chevette! » 12/11/08 7:30am 12/11/08 7:30am

Christchurch Chevette Gears Up To Conquer Antarctica

This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition » 11/17/08 4:30pm 11/17/08 4:30pm, where we check out interesting street-parked cars located in places other than the . We Americans often forget that The General's Chevette was sold all over the world (as an Opel Kadett, Isuzu Gemini, or Pontiac Acadian), and the version built in New Zealand was badged as a .…

It's 1979. You Want The Chevette With Air Or The Zephyr Wagon?

Here's a two-for-one Classic Ad Watch deal from the darkest days of the Malaise Era » 10/29/08 3:40pm 10/29/08 3:40pm. First up, a Gladding Chevrolet (Maryland) offer for a Chevette with for just 99 bucks a month. Before you jump in the time machine to take advantage of that sweet deal, however, consider the '79 Mercury Zephyr, which was cheaper than …

Nine Generations Of Vauxhall Small Cars: From Viva To Chevette To Astra

Along with teaser shots of the new Astra » 9/08/08 6:00pm 9/08/08 6:00pm for Vauxhall and Opel came this shot displaying the first nine generations of the car — assuming you include the Vauxhall Viva and Chevette. It's an interesting walk down memory lane for a company that's manufactured an average of 100,000 cars a year in this sector since 1963. …

Turbo Ecotec Power Might Wake Up This Chevette

Dropping a turbocharged Ecotec out of a Solstice GXP into a Chevette sounds like a very, very good idea to us. 260 horses is nearly four times the little red Chevette's original power, so such a combo should be a total suicide machine pretty zippy performer. Well, looks like our Question of the Day has been answered! » 2/11/08 4:00pm 2/11/08 4:00pm

Leata Cabalero: Most Beautiful Car Ever Built In Post Falls, Idaho

Sure, Junkman has some nice cars in his collection. There's the Honda Coupe 9, the Pontiac-powered Deutsch-Bonnet, and the insane Porsche 356. But something was missing... until Junkman obtained this Chevette-based 1977 Leata Cabalero. Make the jump to hear what he has to say about this beauty!

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1979 Chevrolet Chevette

Remember Malaise Era rear-wheel-drive econoboxes from Detroit? A couple of decades back, Pintos and Chevettes were buzzing all over the place, cheerfully dropping drivetrain parts and rusted-out body panels on the pavement in the process. By now, just about all of them have met their fate in the cold steel jaws of The… » 1/31/08 9:30am 1/31/08 9:30am

The Most Badical Chevette Ever? Vauxhall HSR

Yes, we know that that GM produced a Chevette-based pickup in South America, thus giving the world a factory Chevettamino. But the coolest T-platform compact that GM ever sold is likely the Vauxhall Chevette HSR. Featuring a 2.3L slant four with a DOHC 16v head, the HS and the later HSR were homologation variants for… » 3/06/07 8:45pm 3/06/07 8:45pm

Classic Ad Watch, 80s Edition: Che-che-che-cheVETTE!

OK, this could be early 90s, since the Kadett/Chevette continued to be sold around the world after the Sprint/Spectrum replaced it in the United States. But look at these Chevettes, climbing 85% grades, triggering sprays of garish 80s hues and bad Spanish rap, and literally tearing the clothes off attractive women! …

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