1965 Chevrolet SportvanS

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Chrysler and Ford made forward-control vans, and so did GM.

1965 Chevrolet SportvanS


Actually, GM made two different forward-control vans during the 1960s; first, there was the Corvair 95 (here's a DOTS example) from the 1961 through 1964 model years. The new G10 series half-ton Chevy van debuted in 1964, so there was a one-year period during which Chevy shoppers could choose a rear-engined/air-cooled van or a front-engined/water-cooled one. After that, the forward-control G reigned until 1970.

1965 Chevrolet SportvanS


We've seen the Dodge version of this layout, but the only old-style Econoline in this series was a pickup version. I'll have to keep my eyes open for an early Econoline van.

1965 Chevrolet SportvanS

1965 Chevrolet SportvanS

1965 Chevrolet SportvanS

1965 Chevrolet SportvanS

1965 Chevrolet SportvanS

1965 Chevrolet SportvanS

1965 Chevrolet SportvanS

1965 Chevrolet SportvanS

1965 Chevrolet SportvanS

1965 Chevrolet SportvanS

1965 Chevrolet SportvanS

1965 Chevrolet SportvanS

1965 Chevrolet SportvanS

1965 Chevrolet SportvanS

1965 Chevrolet SportvanS

1965 Chevrolet SportvanS

1965 Chevrolet SportvanS

1965 Chevrolet SportvanS


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