1966 Canadian Chevrolet Corvair Corsa TURBO Coupe. 3X NAT'L FIRST PLACE. Video
- Make: Chevrolet
- Model: Corvair
- SubModel: 3x Nat'l 1st Place!
- Type: Coupe
- Trim: Corsa Candian TURBOCHARGED Coupe
- Year: 1966
- Mileage: 49,060
- VIN: 610737001836
- Color: Regal Red
- Engine size: Turbocharge 6 cylinder
- Number of cylinders: 6
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: Manual
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Red
- Drive side: Left-hand drive
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1966 Chevrolet Corvair Corsa Candian TURBOCHARGED Coupe1966 Canadian Chevrolet Corvair Corsa TURBO Coupe. 3X NAT'L FIRST PLACE. Video 1966 Canadian Chevrolet Corvair Corsa TURBO Coupe. 3X NAT'L FIRST PLACE. Video
Click image to enlargeDescription 1966 Chevrolet Corvair Corsa Canadian-built Turbocharged Coupe.
Located near PORTLAND, OREGON.
One of 651 Corsa Coupes built by GM Canada in 1966.
One of less than 50 FACTORY TURBOCHARGED cars built.
Current owner is a long-time Corvair collector, restorer and CORSA member. He looked for years to find just the right car. It had to be an original Canadian-built turbocharged coupe in Regal Red.
Once the car was located in Canada, it was shipped to Oregon. The car was completely disassembled and a correct, rotisserie restoration was performed using the finest materials available. Body was striped to bare metal. Repainted in Glasurit Regal Red. The Canadian Corvairs are unique in that much of the undercarriage and trunk are painted in body color, rather than the black used on the U.S. produced cars. This car is correct throughout. Every nut, bolt screw and part was restored, rebuilt or replaced, mostly with NOS parts, including the suspension, steering, transmission, differential, etc. Many undercarriage parts and other components were powder coated.
Original 164 cubic inch, â€œTurbo-Air 6â€ engine was correctly rebuilt by an aircraft mechanic, who also specializes in Corvair engines. NOS turbo heads were used in the restoration. Every engine component is new or rebuilt to factory specifications. With turbocharger, this engine is rated at 180 horsepower. Estimated 0-60 mph in 8.6 seconds. Top speed: 112 mph.
Interior was restored with new upholstery from Clarkâ€™s installed; including seats, door panels, carpets, headliner and rear package tray. All of the unique Canadian-only items exist on this car, including Canadian script glass and restored Canadian deluxe seat belts.
Proper sized tires were not commercially available, so tires were custom-made to ensure that size and whitewall width were to exact specifications. The only modification is radial tires, which are accepted in judging with no point deductions.
This is arguably the best Corvair in the world. Hundreds of hours and tens of thousands of dollars were spent to bring it to this level. Since restoration is has won Best of Show three times at the Corvair Society of America (CORSA) National Convention. At the Forest Grove, Oregon Concours dâ€™Elegance, it was awarded Best Chevrolet, of all models and all years shown, including Corvettes.
Featured display car in the lobby of the LeMay Americaâ€™s Car Museum in Tacoma, Washington.
Fewer than 100 miles have been put on the car since restoration, but it is regularly run and exercised to keep it fresh.
Licensed with clear title in the state of Oregon.
Over $60,000 invested. Reserved WELL BELOW the cost of restoration.
WE WILL HAPPILY SELL TO BIDDERS WORLDWIDE AND ASSIST IN SHIPPING ANYWHERE.
Thanks for looking and GOOD LUCK!
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Click on photos below to enlarge details. Payment We gladly sell to buyers WORLDWIDE. Winning bidder please contact us within 24 hours of auction close. A deposit of $2000 is due via PayPal at that time. Vehicle deposits are non-refundable, per PayPal and eBay policy. Balance due in certified U.S. funds via bank wire transfer within 7 days of auction close. We do not accept overseas bank drafts or cashier's checks. Vehicle has a clear title and is being sold by the owner, with our assistance. Please call David at 503-309-7729 between 9am and 9pm Pacific Time with any questions. Thank you. Shipping Shipping is the responsibility of the buyer and not included in the auction price. Vehicle must be picked up within 14 days of payment, unless other arrangements have been made. Note that vehicle will be shipping from the Portland, Oregon area (Northwest coast of the U.S. between Seattle and San Francisco) with easy access to interstate highways (I-5: north-south, and I-84 east). We will gladly assist your carrier with loading. Terms of Sale Please ask all questions before bidding. Your personal inspection is invited before the close of the auction. Only you know if the vehicle is right for you. All descriptions are based upon information provided by the seller and our own personal inspection of the vehicle. Obviously, with any collector vehicle there are internal areas that cannot be inspected, but the description is based upon the seller's representations and our observation of the vehicle. For that reason, the vehicle in this listing is being sold "as-is" with no warranties of any kind expressed or implied. Mileage listed is that showing on the odometer and unless otherwise noted, cannot be verified due to the age of the vehicle. Mileage of vehicles over 10 years old is considered "exempt" by the State of Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles. By participating in this auction, the bidder agrees to these terms. About Us
Charvet Classic Cars assists sellers (all of whom are my personal friends) to find new appreciative homes for their special vehicles. I personally inspect each vehicle. I take the photographs and videos personally. It allows me to represent the vehicle accurately and answer any questions you may have about it. I have been an eBay seller with 100% positive feedback since 1998, and involved with classic cars for many years. I like these cars as much as you do! If you e-mail or call with questions, you will receive my personal attention and knowledge to help you make an informed decision. State of Oregon Dealer #DA4114. Licensed. Bonded. Insured. Thank you - David CharvetContact Us You may e-mail by asking a question through the eBay site, or call David Charvet at 503-309-7729 between 9am and 9pm Pacific Time.
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