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Two-Door Conversion: 1961 Chevrolet Impala Project

You must sometimes look at the finer details to appreciate the thinking involved in a project build. Take this 1961 Chevrolet Impala as a perfect example. The seller is well on the path to completing what appears to be… more»

Driver Quality? 1962 Chevrolet Impala

Nothing said “See the USA in Your Chevrolet” better than the crisply-styled 1962 Impala Sport Coupe. For the first (and only) time, it had a different roofline than the Bel Air Sport Coupe (which was still a “bubble top”)…. more»

No Reserve Project: 1967 Chevrolet Impala

What in the world happened to the driver’s side front fender?  That’s probably the first question that comes to mind when checking out this 1967 Chevrolet Impala, and there are a few other unsolved mysteries as well, but if… more»

Parked Since 2000: 1967 Chevrolet Impala

This 1967 Chevrolet Impala has been off the road for 23 years. It was last inspected in 2000, driven 50 miles, and then parked until recently. We assume the storage was indoors as the body and paint look great,… more»

4-Speed Drop-Top: 1968 Chevrolet Impala SS 396

Chevrolet introduced the Super Sport on the Impala series in 1961. At first, it was a low-production muscle car. But after Chevy decided to focus more on image and less on power, sales went through the roof in 1962… more»

Partially Restored: 1967 Chevrolet Impala SS Project

Like many full-size vehicles from the time period, the 1967 Chevrolet Impala was available with a wide range of engine options, with those same choices also available in the Super Sport.  By this time, sales of the Impala SS… more»

Drop Top 409 Project: 1961 Chevrolet Impala

Gone for 1961 were the “batwing” tailfins that symbolized the 1959-60 full-size Chevrolets. Styling was more “sensible” as the 1960s unfolded, and Chevy continued to maintain its position at the top of the sales charts over Ford and Plymouth…. more»

Burnished Brown: 1969 Chevrolet Impala

Even though there were often annual facelifts and regular restyles, full-size offerings from the 1960s seem to be easily glossed over these days. Typically, a 1969 Chevrolet Impala fits that bill for me, but this one caught my eye…. more»

Factory Air: 1965 Chevrolet Impala 396

1955 was a watershed year for styling and sales for American automakers, and it happened again ten years later. 1965 was a great year for Detroit styling, especially across the GM line, and sales were strong as well. At… more»

Bubbletop Project: 1961 Chevrolet Impala

The 1961 model year marked a return to “sensible” styling for General Motors cars. The Chevrolets lost the tailfins that had symbolized the 1959-60 vehicles, yet the smoother-looking autos were less popular (production was off by 15%). The Impala… more»

Too Many Doors? 1962 Chevrolet Impala 409 V8

Who can forget the famous 1960s song, 409, by the Beach Boys, which included the lyrics “She’s real fine, my 409”? This song could have been playing on the radio the day this 1962 Impala was built. While the… more»

44k Mile Survivor: 1959 Chevrolet Impala Sport Sedan

Chevrolet’s automobiles for 1958 were all-new, a complete change-up from the popular “Tri-Fives” of 1955-57. But they were bulky-looking cars that weren’t as futuristic as the “Forward Look” products that had emerged in 1957. So, GM began a crash… more»

348 Tri-Power: 1959 Chevrolet Impala Rolling Chassis

It seems inevitable that an owner will have a selection of original parts left over when undertaking a custom build. The dilemma becomes what to do with those components. Some will send them off for scrap, but this owner,… more»

BF Auction: 1963 Chevrolet Impala Station Wagon

With classic Station Wagons so popular in the current market, finding a project candidate that is a genuine blank canvas can be challenging. However, this 1963 Impala could represent such an opportunity. It is a two-owner vehicle that has… more»

409 Dual-Quad! 1963 Chevrolet Impala Sport Coupe

Sitting on this trailer is a classic with a bit of a story to tell. The seller purchased it from the widow of the previous owner. It has sat since 2010 but is a solid beast that could be… more»

Drop-Top Custom: 1959 Chevrolet Biscayne/Impala

Chevrolet redesigned its cars for the second year in a row in 1959 after seeing the success Chrysler was having with its “Forward Look”-winged wonders of 1957. The Impala became a series of its own in ’59 after being… more»