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Corvair decade

Tony Fiore

Corvair decade

an illustrated history of the rear engined automobile

by Tony Fiore

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Published by Corvair Society of America in Pensacola, FL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Corvair automobile.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 144.

    Statementby Tony Fiore ; [technical editor, Bob Helt].
    ContributionsHelt, Bob., Corvair Society of America.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL215.C59 F56
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p. :
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4121050M
    LC Control Number80066713

      No, Ralph didn't singlehandedly kill the Corvair — his book came out in late , This is the first Corvair wagon I've seen in a big self-service yard for at least a decade. It was almost exactly years ago today, for example, that Ida Tarbell wrote a book about the Standard Oil Company. The company was viscously attacked at the time. And then later on, we were told that General Motors in the s was producing inferior cars. Remember the Corvair and Ralph Nader?   An entire generation remembers the Corvair as the car that a young consumer advocate named Ralph Nader killed when he wrote the book “Unsafe at any Speed.” However, many automotive buffs argue that the Ford Mustang, introduced in , was actually the final nail in the Corvair’s coffin.


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The Corvair decade an illustrated history of the rear engined automobile by Tony Fiore Published by Corvair Society of America in Pensacola, : Ralph Nader, attorney and consumer advocate highlighted the Corvair's handling↓ in his book Unsafe At Any Speed[10] published in November A chapter in the book alleged the Corvair's swing axle design rear suspension contributed to a greater tendency of loss of driver control, spin-out and roll-over.

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Thank you to those who assisted in compiling this information. In particular, thanks to the Corvair Society of America (CORSA) and Tony Fiore, author of the excellent Corvair resource book, The Corvair Decade.

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Thanks to Mark Grady and John Wedge, who. Corvair's decade-long model run divides into two design generations: and Initial offerings comprised quite spartan four-door sedans in "" and more-deluxe "" trim selling at $$ Three-speed floorshift manual transaxle was standard; Chevy's two-speed Powerglide was optional.

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