April 25, 2015 Automobile Auction Las Vegas
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 4/24/2015
The Chevrolet Corvair, produced from 1960-1969, was the only American-designed, mass produced passenger car to feature a rear mounted air-cooled engine. The Corvair was available in two-door coupe, convertible, four-door sedan and station wagon.The design was built to compete with other manufacturers’ models VW Beetle, Ford Falcon, and Plymouth Valiant. Powered by the air-cooled horizontal six-cylinder 140 cu in 80 hp engine made of aluminum, the motor was mounted in the rear of the car, driving the wheels through an automatic transmission. Suspension was independent at all four wheels mounted on Fisher Body’s first Unibody chassis. The Corvair featured flat floors, low stance, better ride quality, traction and brake balance without the need for power assistance. Overall, 1,786,243 cars were manufactured before Ralph Nader’s “Unsafe At Any Speed” controversy ended production.Presented is a 1963 Chevrolet Corvair Monza convertible finished in Marboro maroon with all original black vinyl interior and factory wire wheel covers. With just 65,625 original miles, this air-cooled flat six powered rear engine sports car rivals the Porsche 356 in its design and performance. This is the car that was awarded in 1960 as Motor Trend’s car of the year.• Low original miles• Original interior• Factory wire wheel covers• Air cooled flat 6 cylinder engine with 80 hp• Automatic transmission
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $2,500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $6,600.00
Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Number Bids: 1
Auction closed on Friday, April 24, 2015.
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