1965–66 Chevrolet Corvair Corsa


Let’s get this out of the way right off the bat: Ralph Nader didn’t kill the Corvair. Blame can be more squarely placed on the Camaro, the pony car that rendered Chevrolet’s weird, rear-engine small car irrelevant to its product planners. Indeed, when the Camaro was introduced in 1967, the top-of-the-line Corvair Corsa series was put out to pasture – and if not for Nader’s polemic book, Unsafe At Any Speed, the whole line would’ve been axed at the same time.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2006/05/02/196566-chevrolet-corvair-corsa