1973 Chevrolet Chevelle
via: Hot Rod

24. 1973 Chevrolet Chevelle Laguna

Toward the latter part of the 1970s, the Chevelle became a shadow of its former self. Gone were the glory days of the SS for a car that was grossly over-designed. The Chevelle had been through a lot during the decade that it was released. The Laguna was an updated version of the Chevelle, but a few things made it come up short. The overall styling was a huge departure from the car that had come before it and wasn’t what buyers wanted.

1974 Monte Carlo
via: Collector Cars

The performance was lackluster because of emissions standards, and this negatively affected most muscle cars from the 1970s. After this disappointing decade, the Chevelle all but disappeared from the GM lineup. GM has yet to revive the nameplate.

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