<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Convertible</b><br />Chassis no. 30967L113615

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Lot 304¤
Offered from the Jack Middleton Collection
1963 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Convertible

Sold for US$ 3,360 inc. premium
1963 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Convertible
Chassis no. 30967L113615

2,375cc Flat 6-Cylinder
Dual Carburetors
84bhp at 4,400rpm
4-Speed Manual Transmission
4-Wheel Independent Suspension
4-Wheel Hydraulic Drum Brakes

*Ragtop model perfect for trips to the beach
*Desirable manual transmission
*Offered out of long-term ownership
*High level 'Monza' Trim


THE CHEVROLET CORVAIR

Easily one of the most infamous cars within the American culture, no thanks to Ralph Nader, is the Chevrolet Corvair. Posed with an ever-changing market and competition emerging both from the far east and Europe, the American manufactures set about introducing modestly sized cars in the early 1960s. Its decidedly European influenced, rear engine design was a major departure for the American Manufacturer and featured a slew of unconventional design decisions. Marketed as a sporty compact, numerous body styles were available from the coupe to the Greenbrier van. The popularity of the model was not immediate upon its introduction, yet General Motors would continue to improve the design over the years resulting in larger engines and even a high-performance turbo charged option entered the portfolio.

THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

Remarkably, the Corvair Convertible presented here was been in single ownership since 1969 after being purchased from the original owner. In addition to being the higher specification Monza trim, the desirable manual transmission greatly improves on the responsiveness and drivability of the car.

Well preserved, the red exterior body work presents with only minor flaws with no signs of major corrosion visible upon inspection. The interior, unsurprisingly, shows in a very similar state with wear present on the seats where one would expect after many years of use. However, the overall condition of the car is inviting and will not shy anyone away for using the car as intended.

The Corvair's unconventional design will ensure its desirability for years to come, especially with nicer examples becoming harder to find. With the top down and the original radio broadcasting some rockin' tunes, summertime drives to the beach or other recreational activities are destined to be a good time for all.
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<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Convertible</b><br />Chassis no. 30967L113615
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Convertible</b><br />Chassis no. 30967L113615
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Convertible</b><br />Chassis no. 30967L113615
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Convertible</b><br />Chassis no. 30967L113615
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Convertible</b><br />Chassis no. 30967L113615
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Convertible</b><br />Chassis no. 30967L113615
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Convertible</b><br />Chassis no. 30967L113615
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Convertible</b><br />Chassis no. 30967L113615
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Convertible</b><br />Chassis no. 30967L113615
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Convertible</b><br />Chassis no. 30967L113615
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Convertible</b><br />Chassis no. 30967L113615
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Convertible</b><br />Chassis no. 30967L113615
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Convertible</b><br />Chassis no. 30967L113615
<b>1963 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Convertible</b><br />Chassis no. 30967L113615
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