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1962 Chevy Corvair 95 Rampside

Chevrolet’s Corvair 95 series of trucks were introduced in 1961, one year following the debut of the revolutionary compact Corvair automobile. This was Chevrolet’s answer to the Volkswagen bus-type vehicles that started to become popular with retailers and tradesman. It got its name from the 95” wheelbase shared by all models within the line-up – the Greenbrier Sport Wagon, Corvan, Rampside Pickup, and Loadside Pickup. Like its passenger car sibling, the Corvair 95 featured an air-cooled, rear-mounted engine six-cylinder engine.

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The Corvair 95 Rampside pickup features a very low centre cargo bed and a side gate which folds down onto a ramp for easy unloading and loading, especially for wheeled equipment. The rear of the cargo area is raised to clear the rear-mounted Corvair engine. Four thousand, one-hundred and two Rampside Pickups were built for the 1962 model year. The Rampside Pickup was discontinued after the 1964 model year.

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