Chevy

How Chevrolet sold full-sizes, midsizes, compacts, and SUVs all with the same footprint as a 1955 Bel Air – Jeff Koch @Hemmings

The 1955 Chevrolet is the right sized car for America. Don’t believe me? Then why does America keep buying cars that take up its footprint? The size is perfect: It’s large enough to seat who you need to, six in… 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 ›

The Drive Home IV brings a mid-winter convoy of classic trucks to Detroit – William Hall @Hemmings

Echoing the Big Three automaker’s increased focus on truck/SUV production, this year’s Drive Home will feature a cross-country convoy of classic American pickup trucks—including a 1965 Ford F100, a 1957 Ford Ranchero, a 1955 Chevy 3600, and a 1962 International… Read More ›

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