Quiz: Chevy Corvair

Rob K posted in All Quizzes

40w ago

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Any Corvair fans out there in DriveTribe? (do I hear anything besides the crickets chirping?)

What was the first year of the Corvair?

  • 1960
  • 1962
  • 1961

What was the size and hp rating of Corvair's initial engine?

  • 2.3 litre flat 6 & 80 hp
  • 1.9 litre flat 4 & 70 hp
  • 2.8 litre V6 & 90 hp

At its peak in 1965-66, the Corvair engine was increased to 2.7 litres, turbocharged, and produced this much horsepower:

  • 130
  • 180
  • 220

Thanks to this "genius" who didn't even possess a drivers license, Corvair sales took a nosedive. Name his book.

  • Unsafe at Any Speed
  • Causing and Capitalizing From Mass Hysteria
  • I Hate Cars

The Corvair passenger van was called:

  • Greenbrier
  • Rampside
  • Loadside

What year saw the redesigned second generation Corvair?

  • 1963
  • 1965
  • 1968

Corvair had a fan in John Fitch, a racing driver who enthusiastically modified the cars. What did he call his models?

  • Fitch Sprint
  • Fitch Spyder GT
  • Fitch Turbo Swan

The last year of the station wagon was in 1962. What was the final year the hardtop sedan was available?

  • 1964
  • 1967
  • 1970

The rarest Corvair car model was the 1969 convertible. How many were built?

  • 6000
  • 521
  • 7545

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  • 48 years ago ... My best friend and I raced a pair of Corvairs down the brand new Sea World Dr. We nudged 105 after 1.5 miles of flat out, finished nose to nose. Ah, to be 17 again!

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