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1965 Chevrolet Corvair
Monza Convertible

History Overview:

The first Chevrolet Corvair was produced in 1960.  The Corvair’s production run can be divided into two segments: the first generation of 1960-64, and the second generation of 1965-69.  Corvairs were initially offered in three series.  The 500 was the most basic package.  The 700 was slightly better trimmed.  Most interesting was the 900 Monza with its deluxe interior and bucket seats.  The sleek 1965 Corvairs were a design revolution.  The 1960 Corvair was the first mass-produced American car to offer a swing-axle rear suspension and the 1965 was the first to offer fully independent suspension (aside from the Corvette).

Total 1965 Chevrolet Corvair Production: 235,528
Total 1965 Monza Convertible Production:  26,466
MSRP: $2,778.20

Originally sold to:  Gromley Chevrolet-Jeep, Brookville, PA

Stock Number C 181

1965 Chevrolet Corvair
Monza Convertible

VIN Number:  105675W280750
Assembly Plant:  Ypsilanti, Michigan
Date of Manufacture:  N/A
Exterior Color:  Mist Blue
Convertible Top:  Black Vinyl
Interior Trim:  Blue Vinyl
Engine:  164-CID “TURBOAIR” Opposed Cylinder Flat-6
110 Horsepower)
Bore/Stroke: 3.44”X 2.94”

Transmission:  4-Speed Manual Floor Shift

Equipment:

  • AM Manual Push Button Radio
  • Tinted Windshield
  • 2-Speed Electric Windshield Wipers
  • No Glare Inside Mirror
  • Outside Rear View Mirror
  • Wire Wheel Covers
  • 6.50X13 4-Ply Whitewall Tires

Wheelbase:  108.0-inches
Overall Length:  N/A
Height: N/A
Width: N/A
Weight:  2,675

Stock Number: C 181

Car Show Awards
1965 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Convertible
Vin:  105675W280750

History Overview:

May 2000       AACA Winchester, VA; Senior Award

October 2002 AACA Hershey, PA; 2nd Preservation Award

Total 1965 Chevrolet Corvair Production: 235,528
Total 1965 Monza Convertible Production: 26,466
MSRP: $2,778.2

Stock Number C 181

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