1986 Chevrolet Cavalier CS Sedan
Hurry up, what Synthetic engine Platforms still produced for nearly a quarter of a century, on five continents? No, it’s not T-Body rear wheel (most famous here is the base for Chevette), because those cars are built for more than one the third day of a century. We are talking about extreme success J-Body, which first debuted in the 1981 model year and lasted until The Last Chevy Cavaliers and Sunburn Pontiac scroll off the lines in Lordstown and Ramos Arizpe. The most famous of all J is Cavalier, of course (both the US version as well as the brother), and the first-generation 1981-1987 version was a huge commercial success for The General. Even with almost two million Chevy Cavaliers Sold, I Found These Cars almost non-existent in the scrap yard today. This is one of the few that can survive well into our current century, found in a paddock in northeastern Colorado last month.
Head line Leisurely for 1986 to be Z24 sport, although the RS convertible is the most expensive. The CS trim level is only a small step above that of the shabby base Cavalier (sales largely go to fleet buyers), and the CS sedan is priced at $7,350 compared to the sedan’s $7,047 price. base (about $18,640 and $17,870 in 2021 bones, or mussels).
With the original preferential price super cheap and fast after that Depreciation of this affordable compact machine, it’s impressive how long its owner has kept it with all the rust.
There are only two engines available in this car: a 2.0-liter four-cylinder (85 hp) and a 2.8-liter V6 with 120 hp. Since the V6 – which comes standard in the $9,068 Z24 – adds 610 clams to the cost of a Cavalier CS (about 1,545 now), you won’t find many of these. has an additional capacity of 35 horsepower.
The base transmission in the ’86 Cavalier is a four-tier notebook, but almost every Cavalier shopper who wanted a three-pedal setup opted to pay an extra $75 ($190 now) for five speeds. However, most people who bought a car in the US in the mid-1980s wanted an automatic, just like today, and so most of these cars have three-speed automatic you see here. That costs an extra $465, or about $1,180 after inflation.
The Cavalier is never luxurious, but it’s cheap and it gets the job done.
It was a busy afternoon. It was a lazy afternoon. And everything cool.
Drink Pepsi, Win the Cavalier ’86!
Do you think Gorbachev can provide cars like this to the Soviet people?