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    Chevrolet Corvair (1963). René Kennis wants to see the 'life' of the car. 

    The insidious rust did little damage to this sheet metal victim, so it was far from succumbed. There is no doubt that nursing is needed. The plans are therefore to fight the robber knight (rust), but there will be no total restoration, because René believes that you should continue to see the 'life' of the American. So no major visible changes, the paint remains patina. The improvements come with the engine overhaul and the restoration of the sheet metal.  More

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    Chevrolet Corvair. Finally recognition

    With his book Unsafe At Any Speed, the young lawyer Ralph Nader spotlighted the carelessness of American manufacturers in the field of the safety of their cars in the 60s. The book caused a lot of controversy and it did not do the sales example, the Chevrolet Corvair, any good. But was that six-cylinder really that unsafe? Much later, the story turned out to be something like Marcel van Dam's exploding Exota bottles: the writer, the ambitious young lawyer, had a fantastic publicity vehicle. More

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    Chevrolet Corvair. Homeless fun

    What still stands out after so many years are the beautiful elegant lines of this Chevrolet Corvair with a six-cylinder air-cooled boxer power source in the back. The car with a license plate from the Grand Canyon State (Arizona) was built in 1962. In Europe it is - in perfect condition - not to be found in large numbers More

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    Chrysler Valiant

    In an ultimate attempt to regain the customer, which in the XNUMXs had succumbed to a – smaller – European car, the American car industry had to plunge into the market of the so-called compact car. General Motors was the first to appear with the later maligned Chevrolet Corvair, followed closely More

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    Nice open drive

    Chevrolets Corvairs have been killed by a consumer precursor: Ralph Nader. And in this issue of AMK, Aart van der Haagen looks at such an Unsafe at Any Speed ​​car and becomes endeared More