This auction is for a 1962 CORVAIR MONZA CONVERTIBLE, 102 hp six cylinder engine. It is mechanically sound with total engine rebuild plus new carpet, upholstery, and convertible top. Original wire wheel covers, new tires, and battery. Some body and door panel work needed as older restoration. Being sold by original owner along with original Chevrolet dealer purchase agreement, owners and shop manuals, wire wheel instructions and broadcast copy. Accessories originally ordered include: push button radio, wire wheel trim covers, seat belts, tinted windshield, padded dash, 4-speed transmission, and comfort/convenience group.
Past repairs and servicing completed are as follows:
Complete engine rebuild in 1982. Driven less than 5000 miles since engine rebuilt. Body repair, paint and new convertible top in 1986. Multiple repairs/servicing by Corvair mechanic during 2010-2013. Some of these repairs included new fuel pump, plugs/wires, tires, wheel cylinder kit, master cylinder, carpet, inline fuel filter, battery, points/condenser and carburetor tuning.
This Corvair would be an excellent daily driver and could be a "show car" with additional bodywork and minor interior repairs. The seats and carpeting are excellent. However, interior door panels need to be replaced. Additionally, two small padding strips under the convertible top are needed.
Overall, the car is solid mechanically which is clearly evident while driving at any speed. Brakes and alignment are excellent as well as the chrome bumpers.
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Auto blogMon, 18 Aug 2014 09:00:00 EST
For the 2015-model-year, Chevrolet introduces Valet Mode for the Corvette, an enhancement to the Performance Data Recorder (PDR) already available and to your peace of mind. The PDR already captures 720p HD video with a windshield-mounted camera, records interior audio with a cabin microphone and gathers telemetry data using GPS, saving the data to an SD card in the glovebox. You can then watch your track-day antics with various information overlays on the center console screen.
Valet Mode will let you hit 'Replay' when your car gets pulled up front smelling vaguely of fricasseed clutch. Turned on by entering a four-digit code, it also locks the interior storage spaces and turns off the infotainment system. It can't be turned off until the code is re-entered. There's a press release below with more information as well as a video that explains how it works, with the obligatory dig at the 'Vette's biggest foe.
General Motors isn't the first automaker to deliver in-car Internet access, but a proposed plan announced today could make the technology more widespread than any of its competitors have offered. By the 2015 model year, most Chevrolet, Buick, Cadillac and GMC products in the US and Canada will offer 4G LTE mobile broadband access. Initially, GM will just be pairing with AT&T to deliver this service, but additional carriers will be revealed in the future.
Current in-car Wi-Fi hot spots are limited to 3G, but GM says that 4G LTE is 10 times faster than 3G service and will allow for full Internet access, including streaming video for entertainment as well as services like real-time traffic updates and navigation driving directions. There is also no need for a paired smartphone with this new system, which should make it easier to use, and GM and AT&T will also be working together to develop new apps for customers.
Buyers can expect to start seeing 4G LTE in their cars starting next year, and GM is already planning to expand the service to other global markets as well. All of the information from GM's announcement is posted in a press release below.
Can A Fleet Queen Become a Fullsize King?
On paper, the Chevrolet Impala is a pretty strong seller, posting annual sales that have hovered right around 170,000 units for the last two years, but it only takes one trip to practically any rental car agency to discover where the majority of those sales have come from. In fact, General Motors told Autoblog that a full 70 percent of Impala sales last year went to fleet companies for things like rental cars and government vehicles. Logic tells us that this is neither good for resale values nor name equity, so Chevrolet is getting ready to roll out an all-new Impala with improved comfort, styling and technology, hoping to turn the tables on its retail-to-fleet ratio.
Chevrolet's sedans have come on quite strong in the last few months with the introduction of the Cruze diesel and the SS sedan, but while these will likely be low-volume sellers, there's more pressure for the new Impala to perform well as GM looks to slash fleet sales and compete with the wide variety of full-size sub-luxury sedans. Riding on a platform shared with the Buick LaCrosse and Cadillac XTS, the 2014 Impala will compete against the Hyundai Azera, Ford Taurus and Toyota Avalon on the more traditional side, while also looking to take a bite out of somewhat sportier models like the Chrysler 300/Dodge Charger twins and the Nissan Maxima. We headed to sunny San Diego to see if this totally new Impala can stand on its own without the assistance of fleet companies and rental agencies. [w/video