1966 Chevrolet

Corvair Monza

Metallic Red with Black interior, Black carpeting and Black convertible top, Restored, 110 HP engine with twin carbs, 4-speed transmission, Period American Racing Torq-Thrust wheels.

Introduced in 1960, Chevrolet designed a revolutionary new car. The Corvair was powered by an air-cooled horizontal six-cylinder engine made almost entirely out of aluminum. The engine was mounted in the rear of the car, driving the rear wheels through a compact automatic transaxle. Suspension was independent at all four wheels. There was no conventional frame, it was the first Unibody built by Fisher Body. The styling was unconventional for Detroit, subtle and elegant, with no tailfins or chrome grille. Time magazine put the Corvair on the cover and Motor Trend named the Corvair as the 1960 "Car of the Year.

All mechanicals have been redone by one of the best Corvair restorers in the country. Cosmetically, the body was stripped to bare metal, having been a California car, only the slightest corrosion was found, these areas were treated with new welded-in metal. The suspension and braking systems have also been fully restored. The interior is super in every way. During the restoration, the dash was uprated to a Corsa dash which has additional gauges. The engine compartment extremely clean and detailed nicely and presents well. Recently this Corvair received and new convertible top.

This Monza remains is superb condition throughout having approximately 5,000 miles since restoration. It has complete documentation from its previous, California owner, restorer and was previously featured in Corvair magazine.

Superb and ready to use, this Monza convertible is offer for a fraction of its restoration cost.

Price: $22,500