The Corvair in Action (1960)

Promotional film for the controversial Chevrolet Corvair.

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In 1965, a young lawyer named Ralph Nader published a book, "Unsafe at Any Speed," which was a harsh critique of automotive safety. One chapter of the book was dedicated to the curious handling of the Chevrolet Corvair, which Nader called “the one-car accident.” On a wide-open runway in a borrowed Chevy Corvair that was once owned by Nader himself (we aren’t kidding), Hagerty’s Larry Webster sets out to test Nader’s assertions and answer the question, “Will the Corvair kill you? Video produced by FREE AGE Subscribe! | LIKE us on FACEBOOK | FOLLOW us on TWITTER | JOIN our circle on GOOGLE PLUS | FOLLOW us on INSTAGRAM | Find out more about Hagerty | HAGERTY VALUATION TOOLS | FEATURED VIDEOS | RIDE ALONGS | Hagerty is your definitive source for all things classic: compelling stories about cool cars and the people who love them; the latest on collector car values and market trends; and all the eye candy, roaring engines and nostalgia you can handle. So strap down, settle in and cruise with us a while. We’re glad you’re here. Contact us. Phone: 877-922-9701 Fax: 231-941-8227 Suggestions and/or Complaints: Marketing & Event Inquiries: Media Inquiries:

Ralph Nader: Unsafe at Any Auto Show
National History Day project by Abe Zumwalt of Charles Wright Academy, focusing on Ralph Nader's legendary book and its effect on the Chevrolet Corvair (and the American auto industry as a whole).

1965 Chevrolet Corvair Commercial
1965 Chevrolet Corvair Commercial

1960 Chevrolet Promotional Film
This 1960 promotional film which was distributed to dealers shows some of the models and features in Chevy's line of new 1961 cars. Pay particular attention to the amazing test track footage of the Corvair.