Chevrolet Chevelle SS

Ready To Rumble? 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle SS396

Wow, this 1966 Chevelle SS396 takes me back. The last time I saw a Chevelle configured like this was at the old U.S. 30 Dragway in York, Pennsylvania in the early ’70s. A common street/strip sight at one time,… more»

Super Spectacular: 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle SS396

I was on the fence as to whether I should cover this 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle SS396. I’m not really a muscle car fan and have been as outspoken as any about the insane price heights these cars, and others… more»

Genuine SS 396: 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle Project

Admittedly, this 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396 isn’t much to look at. But it is a legitimate Super Sport model, as authenticated by its VIN and it gets points for that. It has some originality to it but this… more»

4X4 Again? 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle 454

Those offroad/4X4 hits just keep coming! So far we’ve seen a ’98 Mercedes “Mudder” and a ’72 Ford Pinto modified for rough and ready action and now, we’re going to add some muscle to the mix in the form… more»

396-375HP? 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS

Yet another SS396 Chevelle? Yes, it is, another 1970 model that’s looking pretty shaky. But the seller claims that this is one of 2,144 built in ’70 with RPO L78 which was a 375 HP, 396 CI V8. Is… more»

Fixable Convertible? 1972 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 402

How did all of this happen?  That was my first thought when I spied this ’72 Chevrolet Chevelle SS on our tip line. I was initially turned off by it but I kept looking it over and shaking my… more»

Matching Numbers? 1968 Chevrolet Chevelle SS396

Yes, that does sound a bit disingenuous but it is a true statement. It is a bit like this cagey business contact that I used to have. He would never lie, he just didn’t tell you the entire story…. more»

Genuine SS 396: 1968 Chevrolet Chevelle Project

There are plenty of muscle cars that have been built from their non-muscle equivalent and they are usually referred to as fakes, clones, tributes, you name it, there’s an entire string of euphemisms employed. In this case, we have… more»

Documented Survivor? 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS396

Of all of the Chevrolet muscle cars from “back in the day”, the 1970 Chevelle SS is probably the most iconic. If you watch enough TV auctions you’ll come across ’71 and ’72 Chevelle’s that have been dressed wearing… more»

4 Speed SS396! 1968 Chevrolet Chevelle

Well the VIN checks out – that’s always a good start. But this 1968 Chevrolet Chevelle SS396 is not exactly everything it could or should be. It is an attention-getter, appearance-wise, so let’s check it out in detail. This… more»

Muscle Car Project: 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396

A 1969 SS396 Chevelle has become one of the all-time uber collectible muscle cars. Quite a few have wended their way through the pages of Barn Finds and many are often in a similar condition to this example –… more»

1967 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396 4-Speed Project

Between 1973 and 1977, I owned a ’67 SS 396 Chevelle very much like this Gladstone, Illinois domiciled example. So much has been written and said about these cars that I usually take a review pass on them when… more»

375 Horsepower! 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396 L78

While the 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle SS396 was certainly Chevy’s mid-size go-to muscle car in that august year, the L78 equipped version with its 375 HP engine was the holy grail. It seems that when one of these turns up… more»

1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS396 4-Speed Project

Here’s another subject from the, “it’s maybe not that bad” category. It is definitely one of the all-time, uber desirable muscle cars in that it is a 1970 SS396 Chevelle, with ’70 being the year that some consider being… more»

No Reserve Barn Find: 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle SS396

One of the all-time great, popular when new and popular a half-century later, muscle cars is the Chevelle SS396. In the mid-1960s, Chevrolet was chomping at the bit to get into the big-engined, mid-sized game and they executed their… more»

Only 58K Original Miles! 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle SS396

We are all drawn to cars that we owned at one time in the past, that is if it’s a car we admired, liked or wished we still owned. And that’s the case with this 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle SS396…. more»