Impala SS

327 V8 Survivor: 1963 Chevrolet Impala SS

The Impala Super Sport was in its third year of production in 1963. After a slow start in 1961 as a muscle car (selling just 453 copies), the numbers ballooned to 99,311 in 1962 as Chevrolet changed the focus… more»

Needs Saving! 1962 Chevrolet Impala SS

Chevrolet introduced the Impala Super Sport as strictly a performance car in 1961. They sold just 453 copies. The next year, they changed gears and focused the SS on style, and made them available with any powerplant Chevy offered…. more»

BF Auction: 1996 Chevrolet Impala SS

Purchasing a classic requiring major restoration takes a leap of faith, and some people are unwilling or unable to make such a commitment. However, cars like this 1996 Chevrolet Impala SS fill the gap between a genuine restoration project… more»

Drop-Top Barn Find: 1966 Chevrolet Impala SS

One of the hottest cars (sales-wise) in the mid-1960s was the Impala Super Sport. Beginning as a mainstream option in 1962, it became a series of its own in 1964 – and continued in production through the rest of… more»

Triple Black Beauty! 1964 Chevrolet Impala SS

After two phenomenal sales years, Chevrolet promoted the Impala Super Sport to series status in 1964. While any Chevy engine could be ordered with the SS, this one has the biggest one offered, the 409 cubic inch V8 (“she’s… more»

Ragged Ragtop: 1965 Chevrolet Impala SS

While Ford was making lots of sales noise in 1965 with its new Mustang pony car, Chevrolet was having a banner year, too. For the first time, they produced more than one million full-size automobiles with the Impala representing… more»

Low Ride Or Not? 1964 Chevrolet Impala SS

Chevrolet introduced the Super Sport as a performance car in 1961 and sold just 453 copies. They revised their strategy in 1962 to make it more about style than muscle and sold more than 99,000 units. It was popular… more»

Worth Saving? 1969 Chevrolet Impala SS

With so many cool offerings throughout the sixties under their belt, it’s not an easy task for me to try and pick a favorite Chevrolet Impala SS, but if I could narrow it down to three it would likely… more»

X-Large SS396: 1968 Chevrolet Impala

One of Chevrolet’s more iconic and recognizable models was the SS396 Chevelle, offered from 1966 through 1970 (that combination was still available after ’70 but it was simply known as a Chevelle SS).  But, the Super Sport (SS) option… more»

396 V8 4-Speed Project: 1966 Chevrolet Impala SS

Chevrolet almost had a miss on their hands when they introduced the Super Sport in 1961. It was strictly about performance and only a few hundred Impalas were built that way. The company changed its strategy in 1962 by… more»

SS Redux: 1995 Chevrolet Impala

One of the biggest surprises of the 1990s was the reintroduction of the Chevrolet Impala, but in this rendition, it was only available as a four-door, Super Sport (SS) performance variant. Full-size performance, which faded away at the end… more»

409/4-Speed: 1962 Chevrolet Impala SS Convertible

By modern standards, the 1962 Chevrolet Impala SS Convertible is a big and heavy classic. However, buyers in that year could walk into their Chevrolet showroom and order their new toy with an engine providing performance potential to match… more»

What Americans Really Want: 1995 Chevrolet Impala SS

Americans have always had a deep and beloved love affair with big automobiles.  In America, this is a love and hate relationship.  American consumers love a roomy car and equate large vehicles, especially with rear wheel drive, as safer… more»

Original 409 Dual-Quad: 1964 Chevrolet Impala SS

I have sat staring at the photos of this 1964 Chevrolet Impala SS, trying to determine its strongest attribute. I’m unsure whether that honor falls to the flawless panels and paint, the spotless interior, or the 409ci Dual-Quad monster… more»

Pole Barn Find: 1967 Chevrolet Impala SS

When you buy old cars as a package deal, you often get limited information as to their background. Case in point here, the seller got five automobiles as part of an estate sale, and they had been living in… more»

Low Mileage 396 V8: 1966 Chevrolet Impala SS

The Super Sport would be associated with the Impala series throughout the 1960s. It began as a low-production performance car in 1961 and finished the decade out in the same manner. For the years in between, it was an… more»