For Sale: 1965 Chevrolet Corsa in SAN DIEGO, California

$13,500 (OBO)  

Vehicle Description

Everyone’s heads turn when they see a 1965 Chevrolet Corvair Corsa. After all, you can’t simply describe it as any other car. It’s unique , vintage and equipped with a  sought-after turbo motor that makes one desirable well rounded that’s beyond affordable .


Corvairs have a mystic  all their own, and look downright fantastic . They were highly advanced for the 1960’s, which means you see styling cues for other icons in the GM family.  You’ll love taking this convertible out on a cruise, you’ll love showing up at cruise night with something special, and you’ll love the fun peppy performance of its 180hp engine with 4 Speed. Power top equipped for ease of operation in any and all weather conditions.


The black convertible roof looks quite handsome over the white finish with its eyepopping red interior. The rear engine design is aid to give that low sleep European design to the American market and this fun nimble little car has the look of the more expensive and sleek Jags and Italian sports cars of the day. The top-of-the-line Corsa’s with their Turbo engines were built to be true driving  machines. That means standard bucket seats up front. Plus, sports steering wheel,  a full gauge package with large tach, and  That Cool Muscle Car feeling of a  floor mounted 4 speed  shifter.


Pop the rear lid to discover what everyone really likes !!!  the Corsa has the 164 cubic-inch flat-six motor with the ultra-desirable turbocharged form producing 180hp . It was the most powerful version optioned, and like a Porsche, the power is better utilized because the rear-mounted motor doesn't turn a long driveshaft, by keeping the most weight over the rear wheels offers a true traction advantage. Chevrolet Maximized  this vehicle for utility and only weighing 2,700 pounds makes this Corvair Corsa plenty of power. Second-gen cars like this 1965 model are extra desirable because they came upgraded with a modern alternator. Plus, the '65 models take advantage of Chevrolet's updates to make Corvairs safer and handle much better. This included revised spring rates, a fully independent rear suspension modeled after the Corvette, larger brakes, and a front anti sway bar.

Priced at far less than comparable Classics of the day the Chevrolet Corvair Corsa’s  are cool and fun to own and break you into the classic car hobby.

This is a great little driver car, well equipped and well cared for. It has had a recent tune and thing are in working order as they should. IT runs drives and cruises down the road with ease. Call us today at 619-451-2130

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1444146
  • Price:$13,500 (OBO)
  • Location:SAN DIEGO, California
  • Year:1965
  • Make:Chevrolet
  • Model:Corsa
  • Exterior Color:White
  • Interior Color:Red
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Engine Size:Flat 6
  • Odometer:0
  • Convertible:Yes
  • Title Status:Clear
  • Restoration History:Partially Restored
  • Exterior Condition:Good
  • Seat Material:Vinyl
  • Engine History:Rebuilt
  • Engine Condition:Running
  • Drive Train:Rear-wheel drive

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Precious Metals
3647 Dalbergia Street
San Diego, CA 92113