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1963 Chevrolet Corvair 95 Rampside

Pickup
Driving into Summer Online Auction May 2020 - RM Auctions
Thursday, 21 May - Friday, 29 May 2020
$88,000
Sale Price
120
Lot Number
#2+
Recent Restoration
RM Sotheby's
Auction House
Chassis No. 3R124F107899. Red and white over red vinyl and pattern cloth. 145-cid, 80-hp H-6, 4-speed manual. Hubcaps, narrow whitewalls, factory radio, tissue dispenser, retractable seatbelts, jack, spare.

Evaluation: Recent restoration | Very good paint. The rubber around the Rampside door reportedly shows light wear. Excellent interior. Clean engine that looks hardly run. No photos of the underbody, but RM notes slight signs of use. A well-restored, charming example of one of these quirky Corvair pickups. Located
in Indiana.

Bottom Line: Rampside and Loadside Corvair pickups weren’t all that common in period, and because they were so practical, a lot of them were used up. They’re rare in any condition, so a remarkably well-restored one like this is a treat. Another better than new Rampside sold in Scottsdale last year for $77,000, which was itself an unprecedented result. This amount is even bigger and even more surprising, especially given the times and the setting of the sale.

by Hagerty Editor
1 May 2020
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Condition #1: Concours
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Condition #5: Poor
Running, but battered, incomplete, and perhaps rusty.
Condition #6: Parts car
Parts car.
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