Chevrolet Vega was a sorry low point for General Motors for any number of reasons. Detonating four-cylinder engines, poor build quality, debilitating rust, all the things that seemed to signal in the 1970s that American manufacturers could not build a decent little car. A miserable legacy, best forgotten.
Which is what makes the Pick of the Day, a 1976 Chevrolet Vega station wagon, so fun and interesting. You could call this a contrarian street rod, a Vega with attitude that seems to say, “Yes, I’m a Vega. Deal with it.” Continue reading