By on March 12, 2018

1976 Chevrolet Chevette Scooter in Colorado wrecking yard, LH front view - ©2018 Murilee Martin - The Truth About CarsThe Chevrolet Chevette was a primitive, cramped, rear-wheel-drive econobox hammered together with obsolete technology… that sold like crazy because it was simple and cheap at a time when stagflation and gas prices were up and confidence in the future was down.

The Chevette Scooter was the most affordable Chevette; here’s one that managed to evade The Crusher‘s jaws until age 42, finally ending its days in a snow-covered Denver self-service yard. (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • EBFlex: “ Assuming that’s true, if it were cheaper, they’d be losing even more.” Wow. What a mind we have here folks....
  • teddyc73: Time to see the optometrist.
  • teddyc73: Looks lined up to me. Wow, if you screen name doesn’t scream “Hyundai fanboy”. To funny.
  • stuki: There will never be any shortage of Elons hyping, and possible even believing in, the latest iteration of...
  • jalop1991: “…but it appeals to me as a nerd engineer.” Leave it in your lab. If the end user has...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Corey Lewis
  • Jo Borras
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber