1965 Chevrolet Corsa Corvair Convertible on 2040cars
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Engine:Flat 6 110
For Sale By:Private Seller
Number of Cylinders: 6
Drive Type: RWD
Exterior Color: Cream
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Interior Color: Cream
Condition: UsedA vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections.Seller Notes:"Good driver condition vehicle. Not a show car."
1965 Corsa Corvair Convertible
Flat 6 110 engine
A/C currently not working, but it's all there but some hoses
Manual convertible top
Newer tires and Camaro Z28 wheels
Newer mirrors, chrome, and emblems
Newer paint and stripes
Newer wheel cylinders and brakes
Newer muffler and tailpipe
Front air dam
The car is an older restoration. The body is in pretty good shape with no visible rust. The interior is all there, but rough. There are stains and rips in the seats. The convertible is a manual and operates correctly. There are no tears in the convertible top. This car is not a show car. It is not perfect. It is a cool little car that with a little work could be very nice.
For all you Corvair enthusiasts. Corsa's are more rare and valuable than Monza's. THIS IS A CORSA! Check out this website and it will tell you how to see the difference.
Yes, the dash has been changed because the previous owner wanted the gear shift on the dash. This is why it doesn't have the Corsa dash. Yes, some things have been changed to make it what the owner wanted. It doesn't change the fact that it is still a Corsa. Check out the VIN numbers posted and you will see that it is a Corsa.
From the website:
Model years- 1965-1969
#1-----------------------------Make- 1= Chevrolet
#2 & 3--------------------------Trim-01=500
The first three numbers on this car is 107. The VIN is 107675W211188. This car is a Corsa. Yes, it has some Monza parts on it. The drivetrain is not original to the car, and the dash is not original. I have no idea how many miles are on the car, or drivetrain. If you want an all original, numbers matching show car, this is not for you. If you want a classic, cool looking car that you can tinker with while you drive it, this car is for you. Remember, this car is 48 years old, and wont drive like a new car, but it's a classic.
No, I probably wouldn't fly in and drive the car to California. It's a 48 year old car, that hasn't seen every day use for years. I would recommend driving it for awhile before you start driving it across the country. I feel that way about any older car that is not known to you, not just this particular car.
Only the items shown in the picture are included. The item listed is in used condition, and being sold with no warranty, and no returns. This vehicle is being sold "as is". Shipping is the responsibility of the buyer. If you have an issue with the item once you receive it, please contact me. My feedback is important to me. This item is being sold locally, and I reserve the right to end this listing early. Thank you for your consideration.
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Chevrolet Corvair for Sale
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