When Chevrolet Built a Porsche

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In the fall of 1964, Chevrolet introduced the second-generation Corvair in direct competition with the Ford Mustang. While the Mustang seemed to take all the air out of the room for a small, sporty American car, independent thinkers in the know realized the two competing products couldn’t be more different.

The Mustang was great looking, to be sure. But underneath the shiny sheet metal were mundane Ford Falcon mechanicals. The perimeter frame, solid rear Read More

1963 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

1963 Chevrolet Corvette Z06
  • One of the 199 Z06 Corvettes produced in 1963
  • Built on May 7, 1963, and delivered to Harry Mann Chevrolet in Los Angeles, CA
  • Equipped with the Z06 special-performance equipment option, which included heavy-duty finned metallic brakes, special backing plates, cooling fans, air scoops and heavy-duty suspension, shocks, springs and sway bar
  • L84 fuel-injected 327/360 V8 engine
  • M20 4-speed transmission and Rochester fuel injection unit
  • Power windows and Delco radio
  • This car underwent a nut-and-bolt restoration in factory-correct Riverside Read More