The Corvair pickup truck was a vehicle produced by the Chevrolet division of General Motors from 1961 to 1964. It was based on the Corvair model car but was modified to meet the needs of commercial users.
The truck had a unique styling, with its rear-engined design and its single-unit body style. It was available in two models: the standard Corvair 95 and the more powerful Corvair 95 Rampside.
The Corvair pickup truck was powered by a rear-mounted turbocharged air-cooled engine, which provided good performance for its time. It had a 3-speed manual transmission and an optional 4-speed automatic transmission.
The truck could carry up to 1,200 pounds of payload, and it had an overall length of 16 feet. The interior featured vinyl seating and optional air conditioning.
The Rampside model featured an innovative side loading ramp that allowed for easy loading and unloading of cargo. This feature made it popular with commercial users such as farmers, construction workers, and delivery companies.
The Corvair pickup truck proved to be popular with customers but production ended in 1964 due to declining sales. In total, over 20,000 units were produced over its three year production run.
The name of the Corvair pickup truck was simply the “Corvair”; it was produced by Chevrolet from 1961 to 1964 and featured a unique rear-engined design with a single-unit body style. It offered good performance for its time with two models available – the standard 95 model and the Rampside model, featuring a side loading ramp for easier loading/unloading of cargo. Despite its popularity with customers, production ended in 1964 due to declining sales.