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One-Owner Drop-Top: 1965 Chevrolet Impala

The fourth generation of the Chevy Impala was launched in 1965 and would set records that have yet to be broken. More than 1.2 million full-size Chevrolets were produced, with two-thirds of them being the popular Impala. That includes… more»

1 of 900? 1967 Chevrolet Impala SS 427

Speed was the name of the game with U.S. auto manufacturers in the mid to late 1960s. While most of the attention was placed on the lighter, more nimble mid-size cars like the Chevelle, you could also get plenty… more»

396 Powered! 1966 Chevrolet Impala SS

When I was 14, the year this car was built, an SS 396 was my number one dream vehicle. Even though the whole “Super Sport” thing was just an appearance package, it was an exceptionally cool one. This is… more»

396/3-On-The-Tree! 1969 Chevrolet Bel Air

Chevrolet introduced their Bel Air model back in 1950, and for the next quarter-century, the car stayed in production and lasted through seven generations.  1965 saw the beginning of gen six, when the Bel Air received yet another restyle,… more»

1964 Chevrolet Biscayne 409/4-Speed With 37k Miles!

Beginning in 1958, Chevrolet started producing its Biscayne to fill the need for consumers seeking a full-size car with a less expensive price than their other offerings.  This was accomplished by using fewer trim pieces on the outside and… more»

Super Sport Sedan! 1996 Chevrolet Impala SS

After Chevrolet introduced the Impala in 1958, it didn’t take long for the company to follow up with a new performance package, the SS (or “Super Sport”).  Though the Super Sport package eventually made it to other models, the… more»

Stored For 30 Years: 1958 Chevrolet Impala Sport Coupe

Writing for Barn Finds involves having an unwavering passion for classic machinery of all types. Regular readers will know that I possess this quality, but few will be aware that my second love is for the silver screen. That… more»

Bubbletop Beauty! 1961 Chevrolet Impala

In the 1960s, a lot of people were seeing the USA in their Chevrolet. In just three short years, the Impala had become one of the best-selling nameplates in the U.S. For 1961, the cars were restyled, losing the… more»

348 V8 Project: 1960 Chevrolet Impala

For the first time since 1957, the 1960 Chevrolets were not all-new automobiles. Styling-wise, they were quite similar that the ‘59s, but with some of the excesses in body language toned down a bit.  Instead of cat’s eye taillamps… more»

Batwing Sport Coupe: 1959 Chevrolet Impala

The 1958 Chevrolets would turn out to be a one-year outing as General Motors scrambled to rework them for 1959. That’s because of the success that Chrysler was having with their 1957-59 futuristic “Forward Look” automobiles. The Impala was… more»

Original 427: 1969 Chevrolet Impala Custom Coupe

Regular readers will be aware that I place a great deal of store on the importance of long-term ownership when considering the viability of any classic car as an investment prospect. The logic behind this is quite sound. Any… more»

Primered Project: 1958 Chevrolet Impala

The 1958 Chevies were nothing like their predecessors. They were longer, wider, lower, and heavier. And would prove to be a one-year-only design as General Motors rapidly tried to play catch-up to the futuristic “Forward Look” products that Chrysler… more»

One-Year Wonder: 1958 Chevrolet Impala

After three successful years with the “Tri-Five” Chevies of 1955-57, the company redesigned its cars in 1958. Longer, wider, and rounder in appearance, they would turn out to be one-year-only designs when GM brass saw the success Chrysler was… more»

Beautifully Preserved: 1968 Chevrolet Impala Custom Coupe 396

There are some beautifully preserved cars appearing in today’s classic market, but finding one that has also been featured in a national magazine is less common. That is the story behind this 1968 Chevrolet Impala Custom Coupe. It presents… more»

V8/4-Speed: 1966 Chevrolet Impala

The owner of this 1966 Chevrolet Impala states that it is fully restored and 100%, and when you examine its overall condition, it is hard to argue with their assessment. It presents beautifully and would seem to need nothing… more»

1965 Chevrolet Impala 396 4-Speed Project

The 1965 model year was a banner one for Chevrolet. They became the first automobile manufacturer to build more than three million cars and trucks in a single 12-month period. The Impala contributed greatly to that performance, accounting for… more»