The Corvair has never been a car tied to convention. A radical departure from the 1960s American automotive landscape, the rear-engined car proved to be too foreign a concept to garner sustained mainstream attention. What was it, after all? A sports car? A family sedan? A van? A Chevrolet, even? Of course, the answer was a damn fine car, even if period shoppers weren’t exactly aware of that fact.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2013/10/11/corvair-market