Pretty nice, can see why it was in a museum. Quite possible some shill bidding is going on. … Mine had size 42 Webers that basically spit raw fuel out the exhaust under 4k rpm but was a blast to drive above that. 1975 Chevy vega wagon that I used to drag race when I was 16. Too bad…. On the driver’s side, the paint between the door and quarter panel appears to differ in tone/ polish… I know these are not precision built but…, Feel free the call me or ask for more pictures if you’d like something specific. A good friend way back in the seventies was so taken with the Cosworth Vega, he took his own well worn standard Vega, added a $100 black paint job, located the Cosworth decals/badging along with a set of “mags” and made himself a Cosworth clone. The museum was in Illinois. Classic Industries offers a wide selection of 1975 Chevrolet Vega parts, including 1975 Chevrolet Vega interior parts and soft trim, 1975 Chevrolet Vega exterior sheet metal, 1975 Chevrolet Vega moldings, 1975 Chevrolet Vega emblems, 1975 Chevrolet Vega weatherstrip and unique accessories, to nearly every nut and bolt needed for installation. Don't post your car for sale in the comments. Byron's 1975 Chevy Vega. I just see a $3500 pos that would be a blast to cruise around in. There are 3 1975 Chevrolet Vegas for sale today on ClassicCars.com. It included a newly designed aluminum alloy … Now, one of the most pristine examples of this rare vehicle is up for sale. More listings are added daily. eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'barnfinds_com-medrectangle-4','ezslot_2',106,'0','0']));eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'barnfinds_com-medrectangle-4','ezslot_3',106,'0','1'])); The interior is in excellent shape, with the driver’s seat benefiting from a new cover to replace the original that had split. I’ve owned a ‘74 Vega GT back in the day. How will this turn out? You also can’t take a race bread engine and make it compliant without any work. This 1975 Chevrolet COSWORTH VEGA COSWORTH VEGA 1K MILES LIKE NEW features a 122 CI FUEL INJECTED COSWORTH 4 CYL 4cyl Gasoline engine. Buick 4.1 Swap: 1975 Chevy Vega Kingswood. Offered in three body styles, Vega featured contemporary styling and affordability in an ever-changing economy. If they only had the Quad 4. The seller notes it is one of the best-documented examples he has seen, and that the Cosworth is a low production example, being built in the first run of 500 cars. Many who bought them thought they were a collectors item and sure to retire off the capitol gains. Now they are advertising electric trucks? It is equipped with a 4 Speed Manual transmission AM/FM 18,995 Chambersburg, PA Chambersburg, PA 3 years at cars.com You have reached the maximum number of saved vehicles (1000) Check out chevyvega75 1975 Chevrolet Vega in Cincinnati,OH for ride specification, modification info and photos and follow chevyvega75's 1975 Chevrolet Vega for updates at CarDomain. Browse interior and exterior photos for 1975 Chevrolet Vega. You’re right, the car will sell. Frank, I think it’s a mixture of several things. The Vega was actually the largest in size of all his cars, the remainder being 60s Japanese and British coupes and roadsters. There is now a Reserve again, yet the ad says there isn’t. it is what it is.. RULES: No profanity, politics, or personal attacks. Ever seen a widebody, IMSA-inspired Vega with a 550-horse LS and asymmetrical paint job? (radiator and shroud) I didn’t think it necessary to repaint the bottom of the car and prefer the surface rust over new cover up paint. Jeff Lavery. The inside of the hood looks like it was repaired, is the radiator shroud missing? This 1975 Chevrolet Vega Kingswood wagon is described as an 80% finished project that has just 40,000 original miles on the body. My God. “wudda, cudda, shudda…..” :-(, I agree i read up on the history and this motor originally had around 200hp before EPA got their mitts in it. None seem to still run. I fail to see the reason to purchase one, apart from people can do what ever they want with their money and it is none of my business. Power was from an inline four-cylinder engine utilizing an aluminum alloy cylinder blocks. Set an alert to be notified of new listings. They are pretty cool little cars. The EPA didn’t sink the glorified Vega. I love these because they are forever an underdog and look great with those cosworth stripes. But the US smog regs required that they lower the planned compression ratio SIGNIFICANTLY + added on all kinds of smog equip that robbed the engine of any remaining power. Email alerts available. I strolled out of fhe house this evening and saw this Vega GT. rarity? But GM still does it today. Already have an offer that exceeds highest current bid. Another one of GM’s half ass attempts. Vehicles with Similar 31.03 HP/Weight Ratio. Close. The Chevrolet Cosworth Vega is a subcompact four-passenger automobile produced by Chevrolet for the 1975 and 1976 model years. Of course, some will flinch at the removal of the original fuel injection system, but the seller emphasizes that every last original part is included if the next owner wants to revert back to stock. . Mechanically mine was a bastard, converted from stick to auto and still had a dead clutch pedal dangling. Correct on the steering wheel, but yes, a new aluminum radiator adorns the engine bay as well. 10/9/2020. The engine of the Cosworth Vega is where the car gains the Cosworth name, with a twin-cam I see a lot of these on BF and this is my first comment/question. They did the exact thing with the Fiero. GM had planned 5000 but only 3700 and change were made. I welcome a better eye than myself and am always open to critique. 1975 Chevrolet Vega 2-Door Vehicle Description 75 Vega, good project car. Notify me of new comments via email. 1975 Chevrolet Vega Wagon! Really amazing to think that GM moved ahead with the Cosworth project at all due to the ruined reputation of the Vega. Original Blue and Yellow Plates. When they quit running they were done. 2014 Toyota Prius. Are you looking to buy your dream classic car? Classifieds for 1975 Chevrolet Vega. This was before it was painted. Drove it for a little while and then sent it to him to store for me and we eventually sold it back there. By Joe McCollough. It is a limited-production version of the Chevrolet Vega, with higher performance.. Chevrolet developed the car's all-aluminum inline-four 122 cu in (1,999 cc) engine, and British company Cosworth Engineering designed the DOHC cylinder head. 2nd person didn’t respond to a second chance offer in 24 hours, so I relisted it. Yeah I think somehow they did. 1975 Chevrolet Vega Repair Manual Online. Find 2 used 1975 Chevrolet Vega as low as $9,499 on Carsforsale.com®. The seller notes it is one of the best-documented examples he has seen, and that the Cosworth is a low production example, being built in the first run of 500 cars. I believe we still have both original parts. Please visit our links page if you're looking for literature dealers. BEWARE of museum cars! When many of us think of the seventies, we're reminded of government regulation, scarce fuel and poor performing cars. Remember those collector plates? Clean and pristine. 1975 Chevy Vega Ex Race Car. Doubtful I would even consider a Cossie off the showroom floor as given how close it was in price to the Vette, and with higher MSRP than a slew of much better rides (although mid-70’s wasn’t exactly the best era for domestic sport cars). These have been temporarily saved. Lots of other recent maintenance has been addressed, so it presents as essentially a turnkey example. I went back for a second look and I have to take back what I said above… I think he IS asking too much for it. I can see a LOT wrong with this car. But why would you? You are looking at a 1975 Chevrolet Vega Kammback Wagon, pretty solid car, no engine, it has manual transmission...Make a great little race-car! Twd **77 had the high bid on the car and could not come up with the funds. We purchased this '75 Cosworth Vega from a local gentleman with an interesting collection of cars. 5,000 engines were built. For a manufacturer to sell anything in the United States it has to pass emissions. ”. It’s been relisted again, after being sold for $6888 and non-paying buyer. The engine was a joint effort by General Motors, Reynolds Metals, and Sealed Power Corp. using die-cast block technology. You can’t expect the public to be duped by GM by trying to make an exotic limited edition in a few colors with another all brand new motor and ask double the price over a standard Vega. 1974 Chevrolet Vega. I wonder what museum this rig was in or maybe the term museum means some thing different to me than others. Shop millions of cars from over 21,000 dealers and find the perfect car. These are all free to view or print. Full round tube chassis, alky-injected small block. 51. Original Blue and Yellow Plates. Best regards, BUT it could have been incredible IF it had been allowed to run in the concept’s original “European trim’. This Vega Cosworth is right in the sweet spot of being a nicely preserved example with the low production numbers working in favor of its value proposition, while the sidedraft conversion undoubtedly makes it way more enjoyable to drive – yet it’s still reversible if originality is your thing. Use Classics on Autotrader's intuitive search tools to find the best classic car, muscle car, project car, classic truck, or hot rod. I owned much better cars before and after. From 1/4/20 – This 1975 Chevy Vega Cosworth entered into a museum in the 1980s and just recently returned to private ownership. One a guy was begging $750 original window sticker and all. eval(ez_write_tag([[320,50],'barnfinds_com-medrectangle-3','ezslot_4',134,'0','0']));eval(ez_write_tag([[320,50],'barnfinds_com-medrectangle-3','ezslot_5',134,'0','1'])); From 1/4/20 – This 1975 Chevy Vega Cosworth entered into a museum in the 1980s and just recently returned to private ownership. You also don’t leak incorrect information to the public months before you release a vehicle. Up for sale is an excellent example of the popular but rare classic, the Chevy Cosworth Vega. It will cost too much. Probably left there from the non-payer auction. On paper, the Vega--Chevrolet's new-for-1971 import-fighting sub-compact--was designed to recapture the small-car market. 4) , model year 1975, version for North America California (U.S.) (up to September) manufactured by Chevrolet (USA) in United States All Original clean West Coast Car! It’s rare to find a car that’s been driven and enjoyed while still having an interior that looks this good. Description for Chevrolet Vega 1975: This 1975 Chevrolet Cosworth Vega shows under 14k miles and is #1,354 of 3,508 examples producedbetween 1975-1976. Thank you EPA for looking out for us. Posted by 8 years ago. Wouldn’t pass smog in Cali so I sent the title to my dad in Michigan and he sent me plates and a registration. That is why many survive and still look nice. That’s the best they could do without me paying another $117.00 to relist. Click here to get it featured on the homepage instead. If you have any questions feel free to ask.. eBay did the relisting and they are the one who put the reserve on the car as they used the initial listing to relist Look at all the hype over the rear engine Corvette, The fantastic American car that is 20 years past due. ClassicCars.com has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States, successfully making the Inc. 5000 list in both 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. PJ, “This is a no reserve auction. Chevrolet Vega GT Wagon 4-speed (man. eval(ez_write_tag([[320,50],'barnfinds_com-box-3','ezslot_0',103,'0','0']));eval(ez_write_tag([[320,50],'barnfinds_com-box-3','ezslot_1',103,'0','1'])); Update 2/12/20 – After not getting any takers at $8k, this Cosworth Vega has been relisted here on eBay with no reserve! I have seen quite a few. The Cosworth Vega is a limited edition performance version of the Vega, and production totalled only 3,508 units between 1975 and 1976 - a year before the Vega would be discontinued altogether. Archived. The passenger seat appears to retain its original surfaces, which makes the seats appear mismatched, but it also confirms most of the seat time was limited to a sole occupant. Best regards, Runs 5.70's in the 1/8 mile. For a so called previous “museum piece” it’s a pretty crusty car under the hood and on the undercarriage. Have problems/recalls and will quietly be dropped. For the mid-70’s it was still a pretty impressive car. Did every single one of these things survive until 2020? A GM electric? For 1972, models had a revised exhaust system and driveline to reduce vibration and noise; also revised shock absorbers. I thought it odd when he has a 4617 positive paying myself. 1975 Chevrolet Vega for sale by Classic Cars of SC Inc in Gary Court, South Carolina 29645 on Classics on Autotrader. 1975 Chevrolet Cosworth Vega Twin Cam. Close. eBay lowered the reserve to the next bid. The left over DOHC engines were scrapped. From e-bay and this website, I certainly believe that is a possibility. 1975 Chevy Vega Ex Race Car. My own preference, maybe on the next one. With exception of tires the rest of the car was mint. 1969 Pontiac GTO Judge Ram Air IV, Skyrocketing Values: 1978 Ford Mustang II King Cobra, 15k Miles? Given that Vegas began rusting on the showroom floor it’s not in bad shape underneath but I would have thought they would at least have the factory steering wheel and gas cap! GM did a great job on their own on to sink the Cosworth. ... 1975 Chevrolet Vega for Sale. Crusty underneath, engine compartment, original radio gone, dash cut, pretty desperate museum, nice car for the price, but abstain mention of museum history at all car events, or crowd will begin to chuckle. Mud creek museum maybe, low tide museum, Sea World? PJ, The ORIGINAL Cosworth Vega concept would have been a game changer!! 1 of 2061 made in 1975 - Only 38000 original miles.- This is a survivor this year only came black and gold - No power steering - Air conditioning only came with 4 speed electrinonic fuel injection.- Do not have original radio. What makes these attractive to a buyer? Ha! "Autotrader" is a registered trademark of TPI Holdings, Inc. used under exclusive license. Not sure you guys understand. 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