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Chevrolet Corvair (1959-1969): books - history

A book on the Chevrolet Corvair (1959-1969)? Here are illustrated books on the history and technology of Chevrolet sports cars.

Chevrolet Corvair - Photo History

When the Corvair was introduced in 1960, Chevrolet's ''Beetle Fighter'' looked like a sure winner. However, in 1965 the Corvair became mired in controversy, due to questions regarding its high speed handling and stability.
Today the Corvair has become a highly desired collectible among many car enthusiasts. This book covers all of the cars produced, as well as the rise and fall of the Corvair.

Included are production figures for each model for all years the Corvair was produced in America and Canada. Also features:
- year-by-year Spotter's Guide
- Comfort and Convenience Options and prices when first available
- Installation Rates
- Powertrain Specifications
- and contact information for parts vendors, clubs, and other resources.

Author:Monty Montgomery
Specs:120 pages, 23 x 18.5 x 1 cm / 9.1 x 7.3 x 0.39 in, paperback
Illustrations:131 b&w photographs
Publisher:Iconografix (USA, 2004)
Book: Chevrolet Corvair - Photo History

Chevrolet Corvair

Language: English

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Chevrolet Corvair 1959-1969 - Brooklands Performance Portfolio

Brooklands Portfolio book about the Chevrolet Corvair models from the years 1959-1969. Describes the Chevrolet Corvair Monza, Automatic, 700, 900, Monza Sprint, Monza Spyder, Monza GT, EMPI Monza, Corsa Convertible, Corsa, IECO Corvair and Monza Sport Coupé.

  • The 40 articles, taken from contemporary British and American car magazines, provide much information about history, model changes and technology.
  • Also driving impressions, tests, comparison tests, technical specifications, etc.

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Specs:140 pages, 26.5 x 20 x 1.1 cm / 10.4 x 7.9 x 0.43 in, paperback
Illustrations:300 photographs
Publisher:Brooklands Books (GB, 1998)
Book: Chevrolet Corvair 1959-1969 - Brooklands Performance Portfolio

Chevrolet Corvair 1959-1969

Language: English

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Corvair by Chevrolet - Experimental & Production Cars 1957-1969

One of the most controversial cars ever made, Chevrolet's Corvair is celebrated in this unique pictorial history. From his files on the Corvair - which he first road-tested in 1959 - Karl Ludvigsen presents a plethora of photos of the original 'Holden' prototypes on test and even a Corvair engine installed in a Porsche, its first running test bed.
Photos of the production Corvairs down through the years are interspersed with wild and woolly prototypes and concept cars based on this unique rear-engined auto, the one whose unusual handling helped make Ralph Nader famous.

Ludvigsen, who worked at GM during much of the Corvair era from 1960 to 1969, reveals styling models and describes his own involvement with one of the handsomest sports prototypes ever designed, the Corvair Monza GT. It's a feast for fans of the novel and endearing Corvair.

Author:Karl Ludvigsen
Specs:125 pages, 21.5 x 26 x 0.8 cm / 8.5 x 10.25 x 0.31 in, paperback
Illustrations:120 b&w photographs
Publisher:Iconografix (USA, 2001)
Book: Corvair by Chevrolet - Experimental & Production Cars 1957-1969

Corvair by Chevrolet - Experimental & Production Cars 1957-1969

Language: English

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The TMB Bookshop offers not only general books about Chevrolet . Click here to discover all books about Chevrolet (including technical books like workshop manuals, restauration manuals, driver's handbooks, parts catalogues, etc.).

Years: 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969

Last update:15-06-2024