Chevrolet Corvair

Chevrolet Corvair (1960-1969)

The Corvair had an air-cooled, rear-mounted flat-six 2.3 litre engine. It was available in various body styles and configurations.: 4-door sedan, 2-door coupé, convertible, 4-door station wagon, passenger van, commercial van, and a pickup truck. About 1.8 million were built over the nine year period.

1960 Corvair (Dutch brochure)
1960 Chevrolet Corvair components

In his book, ‘Unsafe at Any Speed’, Ralph Nader claimed that the Corvair’s handling was potentially dangerous, due mostly to the swing axle construction and the weight of the engine at the rear.

1961 Corvair

1962 Corvair Monza Coupe

1964 Corvair Monza

Flat Six engine

1964 Corvair Monza Spyder

1962 Corvair Station Wagon

1962 Corvair Greenbrier

1960 Corvair Press Photo