Monza

406 / 6 Speed! 1979 Chevrolet Monza 2+2 Spyder

With its drag wheels, cowl hood, and a hopped-up 406 V8 under the hood, this 1979 Chevrolet Monza 2+2 Spyder looks ready for the road-going equivalent of a drunken brawl. The Pahrump, Nevada hatchback seeks a new owner here… more»

Storage Shed Find: 1962 Chevrolet Monza

Ford, Chrysler, and Chevrolet all rolled out compact cars for the first time in 1960. Ford and Chrysler went the more conventional route, with front-mounted water-cooled engines. However, Chevrolet decided to emulate the VW Beetle which may have started… more»

Turbocharged Spyder! 1964 Chevrolet Corvair

The Chevy Corvair of the 1960s was one of the most unique cars built by a U.S. automaker, at least up to that time. With its air-cooled, rear-mounted engine, it was like no other domestically produced automobile. And it… more»

Drop-Top Project: 1964 Chevrolet Corvair Monza

By 1960, most American car companies were getting into the compact car game. Chevrolet decided to go down the path less traveled with its Corvair. Not only was the engine in the rear, but it was also air-cooled, much… more»

Air-Cooled Drop-Top: 1965 Chevrolet Corvair

The Chevy Corvair was perhaps the most unusual car to come out of Detroit in the 1960s. With its rear-mounted, air-cooled engine and 4-wheel independent suspension, it was America’s version of the VW Beetle, except bigger. The car was… more»

Buried Alive! 1963 Chevrolet Corvair

The Corvair was Chevy’s first foray into the compact car market of the 1960s. Unlike the Chevy II that would soon follow, it was unorthodox by Detroit standards. It had a rear-mounted, air-cooled engine that led to sales of… more»

Field Find: 1960s Chevrolet Corvair Collection

Collectors often migrate to one brand or nameplate in their accumulation of the vehicles that they love. In this case, someone had a thing for the Chevy Corvair and may have assembled one from each of its ten model… more»

All Original Survivor: 1980 Chevrolet Monza

The Monza was based upon the same platform that the Chevy Vega was built in the 1970s, adding a sporty flair that Chevy’s other subcompact, the Chevette, didn’t offer. But the Monza was devoid of the early problems that… more»

Drop-Top Duo: 1964 Chevrolet Corvair

When they entered the new compact car market in 1960, Chevrolet decided to be different. Rather than offer a shrunken version of their full-size cars, they went another route. Enter the Corvair with its air-cooled, rear-mounted, flat engine and… more»

Limo Conversion: 1966 Corvair

Stretch limousines are not unusual sights. Especially if they’re Cadillacs or Lincolns. And sometimes you’ll run across one that was based on a vintage automobile. But this conversion is the product of a father and son project: a stretch… more»

Air-Cooled Station Wagon: 1962 Chevrolet Corvair

In the late 1950s, most U.S. automobile companies were preparing to field a compact car, a market segment largely created by a growing interest in imports. Chevrolet’s entry was different from the other domestics with its rear-mounted, air-cooled engine… more»

Buried Alive 30 Years: 1963 Chevrolet Monza

The “Big 3” automakers all launched compact cars for 1960 and Chevrolet would take the proverbial road less traveled. The Corvair would have a rear-mounted, air-cooled six-cylinder engine, a format that would serve the nameplate for two generations over… more»

No Reserve: 1961 Chevrolet Corvair Monza 900

When we examine the history of Chevrolet, one of its most bold and daring models was the Corvair. The company had built its reputation on producing front-engine/rear-drive vehicles with relatively conventional and proven engineering. With the Monza, they threw… more»

1975 Chevrolet Monza 2+2 With Factory V8!

This 1975 Chevrolet Monza 2+2 with a factory 262 V8 in original and nice condition has to be fairly rare, doesn’t it? We have seen a few of them ramble through here over the years and it seems like… more»

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»

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»