1986-1987 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 Hatchback

1986-1987 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 Hatchback


Great Bend, Kansas (KS), US
The "sporty" trim level of Chevrolet's import-fighting Cavalier compact was introduced in 1985 for the 1986 model year, positioned above the RS that replaced the Type-10, and came standard with a 2.8-liter V6 producing 120 horsepower. While its 0-60 time of almost 9 seconds and top speed of 121 mph won't get the sport compact far in today's performance standards, even against its competitors produced where emissions regulations are less stringent, the Cavalier nevertheless has a loyal following with tuners who have turned these hatchback coupes into Mustang-rivalling sleepers by means such power boosts and engine/drivetrain swaps.

Image date: May 2012
The "sporty" trim level of Chevrolet's import-fighting Cavalier compact was introduced in 1985 for the 1986 model year, positioned above the RS that replaced the Type-10, and came standard with a 2.8-liter V6 producing 120 horsepower. While its 0-60 time of almost 9 seconds and top speed of 121 mph won't get the sport compact far in today's performance standards, even against its competitors produced where emissions regulations are less stringent, the Cavalier nevertheless has a loyal following with tuners who have turned these hatchback coupes into Mustang-rivalling sleepers by means such power boosts and engine/drivetrain swaps.

Image date: May 2012
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Links: www.hemmings.com, autoweek.com, www.automobile-catalog.com
By: Carrera

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