Corvair

Cheap Survivor: 39k Mile 1964 Chevrolet Corvair Monza

The first generation of Chevy’s innovative compact, the Corvair, ran from 1960-64. The automobiles would be restyled for 1965-69, but still look like the cars before them. The first group of Corvairs took the most heat on safety from… more»

1 Of 4? 1961 Chevrolet Corvair Pickup

Despite the seller’s claims, I can find nothing on the internet about any factory Corvair pickup that isn’t the classic Greenbrier cab-over version. I’m guessing this is actually a converted Lakewood station wagon — but it sure looks like… more»

16k Mile Survivor: 1969 Chevrolet Corvair Monza

The Chevy Corvair was revolutionary in that it’s still the only American designed, mass-produced passenger car with a rear-mounted, air-cooled engine. It was part compact and part sports car, unlike the more conventional automobiles it first competed against. But… more»

Rare 1963 Chevrolet Corvair Greenbrier Van

If you want to “make the going more businesslike and more fun” as Chevrolet suggested in a 1964 ad for the same van, this 1963 Chevrolet Corvair Greenbrier may be the one for you. It was sent in by… more»

Turbo Power! 1964 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Spyder

Chevrolet got into the compact car business in an unorthodox way with the Corvair. Rambler and Studebaker was already there and Ford and Chrysler were coming soon. The 1960 Corvair was General Motors’ first U.S. mass-produced car with unit-body… more»

Carport Find: 1966 Chevrolet Corvair Monza

With its air-cooled, rear-engine design, the Chevy Corvair was unlike anything else the U.S. automakers were building in the 1960s. However, as a result of a series of accidents involving first generation Corvairs, public safety advocate Ralph Nader investigated… more»

Barn Finds: Chevrolet Corvair Quartet

By 1960, all the major automakers were getting into the compact car business. But Chevrolet was doing it in a less convention way with the Corvair: its engine was air-cooled and located in the back and it had four-wheel… more»

Corvair Camper: 1966 Ultra Van

When it comes to vintage motorhomes, the sky is seemingly the limit in terms of the choices available. This does not necessarily translate into making ownership an idea one should go into lightly, as these rigs are often cheap… more»

Parked In ’03: 1965 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Convertible

The 1965 model year brought with it a major restyle for the Corvair, and the changes were more than just skin-deep. Further mechanical refinements and new rear suspension meant that the vehicle now drove as well as it looked,… more»

Parked 40 Years Ago: 1967 Corvair 500 Coupe

The shark-like second-generation Corvair (1965-69) is considered one of the most attractive designs to come out of Detroit. With a strong following and full parts availability from the aftermarket, it’s a mystery why Corvairs perennially lag in market popularity…. more»

Rare Gem: 1962 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Wagon

It’s hard to believe that the Corvair wagon was made for only two years. They are maybe the rarest of the body styles and wagons are hot right now as we all know. This 1962 Chevrolet Corvair Monza 900… more»

Wild V8 Swap: 1961 Chevrolet Corvair

I will always respect a custom build because they will almost inevitably demonstrate interesting thinking and a novel approach to design and execution. That doesn’t necessarily mean that I would like to own or drive those particular cars, but… more»

BF AUCTION: 1964 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Convertible

It seems like the Germans get all the attention when it comes to air-cooled cars these days, but they weren’t the only ones that experimented with ditching antifreeze. With Porsche 911 prices at an all-time high, it sure makes… more»

GM Executive Owned: 1964 Chevrolet Corvair Monza

Every time I see a Corvair I think of the prowess that was GM in the 1960s. They were not afraid to go in a different direction while still trying to match and beat their competition. That approach to… more»

Huge Corvair Barn Find! 1965 Corsa Turbo And More

Check out this huge stash of Corvairs! Apparently they are part of a large collection that is going to be sold off in the coming months. The first one to hit the market is a 1965 Corsa Turbo that’s… more»

American Porsche! 1966 Fitch Sprint Corvair

No one is likely to accuse Chevy’s rear-engined flat-six-powered Corvair of copying any other American car, and that makes them an even more interesting classic. This 1966 Fitch Sprint Corvair near Lawrenceville, Virginia is even more uncommon, being an… more»