1987 Chevrolet Celebrity

1987 Chevrolet Celebrity Eurosport VR
The 1987 Celebrity Eurosport VR was produced in
limited numbers.

The 1987 Chevrolet Celebrity became the most popular Chevrolet, passing the Cavalier. When the tally was counted, over 362,000 people cast a vote for the Celebrity. Cosmetically, the Celebrity gained aerodynamic composite headlights with integral side marker lamps, along with restyled optional aluminum wheels. Otherwise, there were some engine enhancements but little else.

Due to several small changes, including a redesigned intake manifold, the standard 2.5-liter "Generation II" four-cylinder engine gained six horsepower, now rated at 98. The optional V-6 likewise was modified with new heads and received a boost of 10 horsepower to 135. A three-speed automatic was standard with both engines, while the V-6 was available with a four-speed automatic and -- new for 1987 -- a Getrag-designed five-speed manual.

As before, a two-door coupe, four-door sedan, and five-door wagon were offered in one base trim level. Opting for the $240 Eurosport package brought sport suspension, rally wheels, special side moldings and rub strips, and blackout trim, all of which helped to transform your everyday Celebrity into a sporty people mover.

1987 Chevrolet Celebrity Eurosport wagon
The standard Celebrity Eurosport package was available
in wagon guise.

1987 Chevrolet Celebrity Facts

Model

Weight range (lbs.)

Price range (new)

Number built

Celebrity

2,685-2,931

$9,995-$11,382

362,524

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