1971 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

1971 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 1971 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 1971 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
Hardtop Coupe
Chassis #: 1385711523730
Engine #: T0210CLA711523730
Sold for $60,500 at 2009 Pebble Beach Auction : Gooding & Company.
This Chevrolet Monte Carlo was purchased by Paul Demko of Hubbard, Ohio on March 8th of 1971 from Stiver Motors, Inc. The car was delivered with a high-performance 402 cubic-inch engine, a four-speed transmission, and power steering. These additional options set the total price of the vehicle to $4,418.

The car remained with Mr. Demko for the following three decades. During that time, a very detailed account of the cars servicing, trips, and even gas station visits were logged. The last entry made by Mr. Demko was dated April 19, 1991 and at the time, the car had just over 157,000 miles.

The car was acquired by a father and son after Mr. Demko passed away. They gave the car a concours quality restoration with every detail remaining correct, even the factory paint color.

In 2009, the car was offered for sale at the Gooding & Company Pebble Beach Auction where it was estimated to sell for $100,000 - $150,000. The lot was sold for the sum of $60,500, including buyer's premium.


By Daniel Vaughan | Jan 2010
The 1971 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, available only as a hardtop coupe, had a base price of $3,415. Chevrolet would produce 112,599 examples in 1971, with 1,919 examples being equipped with the SS-454 package. New for 1971 was an updated grille with a finer insert mesh. There were rectangular parking lamps and the head-light bezels were squarer. They had the same wheelbase size as in 1970, but the length was increased by an inch. This would be the final year for the SS-454.

Standard equipment included power front disc brakes, power ventilation system, electric clock, vinyl burled elm finish instrument panel, concealed wipers, a 350 cubic-inch V8 engine rated at 245 horsepower, glove-box light, and side-guard door beam structure.


By Daniel Vaughan | Jun 2014

Related Reading : Chevrolet Monte Carlo History

Introduced on September 18, 1969, the Monte Carlo was only available as a four person luxury two door coupe. An American mid-size vehicle that originally designed as a personal luxury vehicle, the Chevrolet Monte Carlo was unveiled at the height of GM muscle car power era. Originally created as Chevys answer to the new A-body Pontiac Grand Prix, Monte Carlo was the creation of Elliot M. Estes, general....
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1971 Monte Carlo
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Model Year Production

#1#2#3Chevrolet
1976Chevrolet (2,103,862)Toyota (1,884,260)Ford (1,861,537)2,103,862
1975Chevrolet (1,755,773)Toyota (1,714,836)Ford (1,569,608)1,755,773
1974Chevrolet (2,333,839)Ford (2,179,791)Renault (1,355,799)2,333,839
1973Chevrolet (2,579,509)Ford (2,349,815)Fiat (1,390,251)2,579,509
1972Chevrolet (2,420,564)Ford (2,246,563)Fiat (1,368,216)2,420,564
1971Ford (2,054,351)Chevrolet (1,830,319)Volkswagen (1,128,784)1,830,319
1970Ford (2,096,184)Chevrolet (1,451,305)Volkswagen (1,193,853)1,451,305
1969Chevrolet (2,092,947)Ford (1,826,777)Volkswagen (1,241,580)2,092,947
1968Chevrolet (2,139,290)Ford (1,753,334)Volkswagen (1,191,854)2,139,290
1967Chevrolet (2,206,639)Ford (1,730,224)Toyota (1,068,321)2,206,639
1966Ford (2,212,415)Chevrolet (2,206,639)Volkswagen (1,168,146)2,206,639

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