1974 Chevy Chevelle Laguna S-3 on 2040-cars
Mesa, Arizona, United States
For Sale By:Private Seller
Number of Cylinders: 8
Trim: 2 Door Coupe
Options: Cassette Player
Drive Type: RWD
Sub Model: Laguna S-3
Disability Equipped: Yes
Exterior Color: metallic brown
Number of Doors: 2
Interior Color: Tan
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ...
New Engine, Transmission, Exhaust, Suspension, Rims and Tires, Interior
- 500 miles since rebuild - Speedo at 99003 - do not know exact mileage of vehicle before new engine]
- Custom spec-built 400 CI engine (aluminum heads & intake manifold, roller cam, electronic ignition, Edelbrock 1405 (600 CFM) carburetor, Hooker headers and exhaust).
- 700 R4 (four-speed [3 + OD], heavy-duty) automatic transmission.
- New Shocks, bushings, suspension parts
- New Interior - following work done:
- Corbeau front seats mounted to original swivel bases (original bucket seats included)
- Rear seats upholstered to match
- New headliner
- Original gauges all made functional (factory tach from 75 Laguna S-3 added by previous owner also fixed)
- Windshield replaced
- All other glass tinted
- Locks & switches replaced
- Added Cruise Control
- Blaupunkt Cassette/AM/FM.
- Vintage-Air air conditioning installed during restoration.
- 18in ROH wheels & Toyo tires.
- Service manuals and cover
- Garaged since acquired (2008).
- Has hand-control installed - does not interfere with pedal driving
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Sun, 17 Feb 2013 13:03:00 EST
It seems to be commonplace that when a new Corvette is in development, rumors swirl about a possible mid-engine layout. As is the case of Chevy's most recent C7 Corvette, these rumors never pan out.
Thu, 24 Jan 2013 14:16:00 EST
In any case, the idea for a 'Vette with an engine mounted behind the driver can probably all be traced back to a single car, the 1964 XP-819 prototype. Built as an "engineering exercise" back in 1964, the prototype was designed with a rear-mounted engine. History tells us that the idea of a rear-engine Corvette fizzled, and the XP-819 was eventually cut up into pieces and stored at a shop in Daytona Beach, FL.
After sitting for untold years, a restoration project started on the car, and while it isn't yet fully completed, the current owner of the car, Mid America Motorworks, will have the car on display at the 2013 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance as a "driveable chassis" with hopes of having a fully completed car ready to bring to next year's show.
The wheel ranks right up there with the telescope and four-slice toaster in the pantheon of inventions that have moved humankind forward. But what if a circle in three dimensions had never occurred to anyone, and we all had just moved on without it? Perhaps we'd be driving around in Lucas Motors Landspeeders with anti-gravity engines. Or maybe we'd have the same cars we do today, just without wheels.
Mon, 11 Feb 2013 12:45:00 EST
That's the thought experiment that seems to have led French photographer Renaud Marion to create his six-image series called Air Drive. The shots depict cars throughout many eras of motoring that look normal except for one thing: they have no wheels. The models used include a Jaguar XK120, Cadillac DeVille (shown above), Chevrolet El Camino and Camaro, and Mercedes-Benz SL and 300 roadsters.
Perhaps one day when our future becomes our past, you'll be able to walk the street and see with your own eyes the rust and patina of age on our nation's fleet of floating cars. Until then, Monsieur Marion's photographs will have to do.
Chevrolet's "Runs Deep" tagline has finally been run into the ground, replaced with the Bowtie brand's "Find New Roads" slogan that's part of parent General Motors' plan to unify its everyday brand's marketing efforts worldwide. The new Chevrolet campaign was ushered in on prime time last night during the Grammy Awards on CBS, and the first spot, a 90-second full-line ad, also marks the first appearance of the 2014 Corvette Stingray in a commercial.
Being a full-line ad, the commercial is composed of vignettes centered on different vehicles in the brand's lineup. The all-new 2014 Impala also makes its first commercial appearance in dapper fashion, and time is spent on a skateboarding Sonic and a bouquet of brightly colored Spark hatchbacks driven by fashionable women. The ad starts and ends with Chevy's green halo car, the Volt, along with a young girl with her robotic dog (yes, really).
Chevrolet's "Runs Deep" campaign got off to a rocky start in the fall of 2010, but it did last for a couple of years with some tweaks. This new one, "Find New Roads" seems more intent on drawing new customers into the fold than the outgoing tagline, which seemed to play more toward the brand faithful. It admittedly reminds us more than a little the short-lived "Find Your Own Road" Saab motto (which, we note, was conceived while the Swedish brand was under GM's control), but no matter, we still think it's got more long-term potential than "Runs Deep."