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Old 05-25-2012, 05:28 PM
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Originally Posted by boothboy
Darn! you beat me to it!
But John the Chevy Corvair Spyder was the first American turbo'd production car.
I believe 63' was the last year for that engine.
Actually, I believe it was available through '66 but in the gen 2 models they called it a Corsa instead of a Spider. By the way, I did choose my words carefully and specifically said first V8. I still have a 63 4 speed vair conv in a shed but the forum rules won't let me say what I would like to do with it.

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