Was it Ralph Nader? Bad publicity? General Motors? The muscle car? Larry Claypool, Corvair historian, explains his theory on the demise of the unique, rear-engined car at the Orphan Auto Picnic in August 2009.
Vintage: The Chevrolet Corvair | Drive it!
In 1959 the Corvair became the first rear-engine production car made in
America - and Chevrolet's answer to the VW Bug. By American standards, the
Corvair was very small (4.50 meters long) and unusually light (weighing
around 11 hundred kilos). Drive it! discovered a number of specimens of
what is a very rare American in Europe. More Information:
1964 Chevy Corvair Spyder Fitch Monza Sprint Test Drive in HD
This is a Gorgeous example of a Finely restored Chevy Corvair! A Rear
Engine, turbo Charged Flat Six powered
classic. Drop the top and get ready for attention. This specific car is
decked out with almost all of the Fitch Accessories! And it has a ton of
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UNSAFE AT ANY SPEED?
A couple of interviews with Corvair owners at the South 71 Cruiser's Cruise
Night event this month. Lots of other cars there, but the Corvairs seemed
like an interesting topic to record.
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Corvair Valve Service & Adjustment
Corvair Valve Service & Adjustment filmstrip describing head removal ,
valve servicing and reassembly and adjustment. Don't miss the closing !