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For Sale: 1965 Chevrolet Corvair Corsa
in Fredericksburg, Virginia

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Classic Car Center
Classic Car Center
3591 Lee Hill Drive
Fredericksburg, VA 22408
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Welcome to the Classic Car Center! To assure the purchaser that the vehicle is all that they expected, we provide this satisfaction guaranty to the buyer: if on personal inspection you decide that you do not want the vehicle for any reason, you don’t have to buy it! Please see the material in blue print at the end of this description for the full details of our Buyer Satisfaction policy. Now to the details on this exceptional and extremely popular Corvair Corsa Turbo Coupe.

1965 Corvair Turbo Coupe: They don’t get any Nicer!

This Corsa Turbo Coupe comes with a treasure trove of records and documents dating back to the first owner, including:

? The original window sticker
? The original service/warranty booklet
? The original Protect-O-Plate
? Records dating back to 1965
? Service records from the subsequent years

Paint and Chrome

The Evening Orchid finish—a repaint in the original color for the car—is in excellent condition and has the distinction of being a one-year-only color for Chevrolet. The paint gleams in a way that the original finish never did.

The chrome was all redone or replaced.

The body and underside of the car appears to be free of rust and it is clear from the condition of the underside that this car has travelled few miles since it was the subject of its restoration (see pictures).


The seat upholstery was all redone as original in black vinyl that makes an excellent contrast with the exterior. The door panels are in excellent condition. The new carpet is a matching black. The off-white headliner is in very good condition.


The car’s 6 cylinder engine sits nestled in a clean engine bay. This Corsa was equipped from new with Corvair’s Turbo engine which produced 180 hp.


The 4-speed manual transmission shifts properly, executing upshifts and downshifts as it were new.

Tires, Brakes, Safety and Monitoring Systems

This Turbo has real wire wheels mounted with BF Goodrich T/A 195/70R14 tires. The footprint of the tires help harness the engine’s torque and deliver it to the rear wheels.

The brakes bring the car to a straight and quick stop without pulling or shuddering. All of the gauges (speedometer, tach, turbo boost, temp, gas) work properly, as do the safety equipment (lights, turn signals, horn, wipers). The car has retractable seatbelts in front, regular belts in the rear; and along with the AM radio, a new AM/FM/Cassette stereo radio has been installed as well. The clock works—periodically—but shows a preference for 1965.

An Excellent Example of one of the Very Hard-to-find Corsa Turbo Coupes

This Chevy Corvair Turbo coupe is fully restored and looks great. The Evening Orchid paint is a standout both in quality and rarity. The strength and performance of the turbocharged engine reminds us why these cars were referred to as “the poor man’s Porsche.” These Corsa turbo coupes are highly regarded and therefore represent not just a great driving experience but a sound investment as well. And if there was ever a car that transports you back to the ‘60s, this is it. Apart from the investment value of this car, it is hard to put a price on the feeling of enjoyment when other drivers and pedestrians wave and give you a “thumbs up.”


We invite you to come by and inspect this vehicle at any time, and would recommend that you do so before finalizing your purchase. If you have any questions, please call us at our toll-free number (888) 370-4474. Our preference is to answer any such questions by phone instead of by email so we can provide you with in-depth information about the car’s condition
We are located in Fredericksburg, Virginia, a historic town situated approximately half-way between Richmond and Washington, DC. You may wish to visit us on our website at to get more information about us as well as complete driving directions.

Feel free to make your purchase with confidence in light of our policy of allowing a personal post-purchase/pre-final payment inspection by the purchaser bidder that is more fully described below.

This car is being advertised locally, so we reserve the right to terminate this offering at any time.

Payment for this vehicle is to be by Wire Transfer only except for the required deposit of $500 which may be by credit card. Pickup and shipping is the sole responsibility of the buyer. This deposit must be received within 3 days following your purchase and full payment is due within 7 days of that date.


If as the purchaser, you PERSONALLY come to our facility within 7 days of your purchase, inspect the car and determine for ANY reason that you do not want to buy this car, we will cancel the sale and return your deposit less $100 to cover our time and expense for relisting and you will have no further obligation. This is our assurance to you that the vehicle is all that you expected when you entered your purchaser order.

Pricing Information
Asking Price
Vehicle Location

United States
City, State
Fredericksburg, VA
Vehicle Basics

Trim Level

Odometer Reading



Vehicle Category/Style


Exterior Details

Vehicle Color(s)
Evening Orchard

Restoration History
Fully Restored

Condition of Exterior

Interior Details


Seat Material

Accessories and Customizations

Restoration History
Fully Restored

Condition of Interior

Engine Details

Engine Configuration
Flat 6

Engine Size
180 HP Turbo

Engine Features and Modifications

Transmission Details

Transmission Type

Title Information

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