What is a Cosworth Vega?
The Chevrolet Cosworth Vega is a subcompact four-passenger automobile produced by Chevrolet for the 1975 and 1976 model years.
It is a limited-production version of the Chevrolet Vega, with higher performance.
They were priced nearly double that of a base Vega and only $900 below the 1975 Chevrolet Corvette..
What was the most popular car in 1972?
VW Beetle1972: VW Beetle No car aside from the Model T is more instantly recognizable. It was with the 1972 model that the VW Beetle overtook Ford’s famous Model T as the world’s all-time most-produced automobile.
What cars have Cosworth engines?
Top 10 Cosworth road carsFord Escort RS1600. View gallery image. … Chevrolet Vega Cosworth. View gallery image. … Opel Ascona 400. View gallery image. … Mercedes 190E 2.3 16v. View gallery image. … Ford Sierra Cosworth. View gallery image. … Opel Kadett GSi. View gallery image. … Ford Granada Cosworth. View gallery image. … Audi RS4. View gallery image.More items…
Why was the Chevy Vega so bad?
Sections of the body weren’t coated and began to rust. The aluminum block engine guzzled oil and there were complaints about excessive engine shaking, which caused valve stem seals to crack and leak oil into the cylinders. The Vega was also prone to overheating. This sometimes caused the aluminum block to warp.
What year did Chevy make the Vega?
Chevrolet VegaManufacturerGeneral MotorsAlso calledVega 2300Production1970–1977Model years1971–197722 more rows
How much did a Chevy Vega cost in 1972?
1972 Chevrolet VegaModelWeight range (lbs.)Price range (new)Vega2,158-2,333$2,060-$2,285