<VV> New Monza (not Corvair)

Mark Durham 62vair at gmail.com
Sat Sep 14 00:32:41 EDT 2013

Let's cut the whining short! My 62 coupe gets 25-27 mpg without its tail up
in the air!

And its the square-ish boxy style!

Mark Durham
Hauser Idaho
62 coupe, red/red 4 speed

On Fri, Sep 13, 2013 at 2:17 PM, Smitty <vairologist at cox.net> wrote:

> From: Sethracer at aol.com
> Beautiful - Seth
> ===========================
> Smitty Says;  You are certainly entitled to your opinion Seth but I think
> you concept of beautiful has been numbed by the constant and complete
> saturation of cars with their ass way up in the air in the interest of
> aerodynamics.  I understand the reason for that but I don't have to like
> it.
> I read various motor magazines and it seems the writers have no concept of
> beauty anymore.  They rave about styling of cars that have none.  Maybe
> they
> wouldn't know styling if they saw it.  Or maybe they they don't have the
> gonads to buck a trend because they will be out of step with all the other
> sheep.  I get in my wagon or my early coupe or even my early convert with
> the top up and I can see everything around me.  It's a safety thing for me.
> I get into my modern car and the claustrophobic view to the rear is plain
> scary when backing up in a tight parking lot.  But of course we are stuck
> with it in the interest of fuel mileage.  Let us deal with damage and
> insurance companies while they go after that last tenth of a gallon and
> dictate that we drive stone ugly cars.  I think they must have taken the
> last stylist out behind the studio and shot him sometime in the 70s
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Mark Durham
Hauser, Idaho
62 Monza coupe Red/Red 4 speed

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