Chevrolet Corvair Photo History

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Introduced in 1960, Chevrolet's "Beetle Fighter" looked like a sure winner. However, in 1965 the Corvair became mired in controversy, due to questions regarding its high speed handling and stability. In spite of this the Corvair has become a highly desired collectible amongst many car enthusiasts. This book covers all of the cars produced, as well as the rise and fall of the Corvair. Included are production figures for each model for all years the Corvair was produced in America and Canada. Also features: year ...
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Overview


Introduced in 1960, Chevrolet's "Beetle Fighter" looked like a sure winner. However, in 1965 the Corvair became mired in controversy, due to questions regarding its high speed handling and stability. In spite of this the Corvair has become a highly desired collectible amongst many car enthusiasts. This book covers all of the cars produced, as well as the rise and fall of the Corvair. Included are production figures for each model for all years the Corvair was produced in America and Canada. Also features: year by year spotter's guide, comfort and convenience options and prices when first available, installation rates, power train specifications and contact information for parts vendors, clubs and other resources.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781583881187
  • Publisher: Enthusiast Books
  • Publication date: 6/15/2004
  • Series: Photo History Series
  • Pages: 120
  • Sales rank: 445,359
  • Product dimensions: 7.25 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.37 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 4
Introduction 6
1961-1964 Chevrolet Corvair: The Early Models 9
Production figures 46
Spotter's Guide 47
Optional Equipment 49
Powertrain Specifications 51
1965-1969 Chevrolet Corvair: The Late Models 53
Production figures 81
Spotter's Guide 82
Optional Equipment 84
Powertrain Specifications 87
Air-Cooled Utility: The Corvair 95 Pickups and Vans 89
Production Figures 100
Spotter's Guide 100
Optional Equipment 101
The Ultra Van 104
Corvair Engineering Highlights 106
The Rise and Demise of the Chevrolet Corvair 111
Collectibility 115
Parts Resources and Clubs 117
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