My Classic Car taught me that we are stewards preserving for future generations –

My wife and I bought our 1967 Corvair Monza convertible from the estate of the second owner. The car was being sold by the mechanic on behalf of the wife who was selling all of the her deceased husband’s cars…. Read More ›

How Frank Winchell defended the Chevrolet Corvair, in his own words – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

[Editor’s note: While speaking with Nick Gigante regarding his upcoming Corvair Vindication Day event, Nick forwarded us a transcript of the speech that Frank Winchell, his grandfather, gave to 900 or so members of the Corvair Society of America at the club’s annual convention… Read More ›

An affordable classic: Chevrolet’s second-generation Corvair – Kurt Ernst @Hemmings

Chevrolet’s redesigned-for-1965 Corvair debuted to high praise from the automotive press, with Car and Driver’s David E. Davis, Jr. declaring it “the most beautiful car to appear in this country since before World War II.” American consumers agreed, buying 23-percent more ’65… Read More ›

Air-Cooled Appreciation: A shrine celebrating all things Corvair opens in Illinois – Richard Lentinello @Hemmings

Smack dab in the middle of America’s heartland there’s now a Corvair Museum honoring the existence and history of Chevrolet’s air-cooled mechanical marvel. The unlikely location for a museum devoted to the Corvair is Decatur, Illinois, which is 40 miles… Read More ›

U.S. Agency to Tell Corvair Owners Of ‘Special Problems’ in Early Cars – New York Times Corvair Article 1972

Article from the New York Times on the warning to drivers on the “special problems” of the early Corvair WASHINGTON, July 25 —The head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said today that his agency would send letters to… Read More ›

Half a century later, the fate of the last Corvair ever built remains unknown – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

Nice article from Daniel regarding the missing last Corvette #6000 In the months leading up to the final day of production for the Chevrolet Corvair, General Motors fielded calls from dealers, executives, and VIPs requesting a chance to buy the… Read More ›

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