Malibu

Real Deal? 1971 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396

The performance car landscape had begun to change in the early 1970s. Insurance companies had made them more expensive to protect, and thus own. Then the EPA got involved, leading to the detuning process of engines for lower emissions… more»

454 V8 / 4-speed! 1971 Chevrolet Chevelle SS

The Chevelle SS was one of the most revered muscle cars of the 1960s. The peak came with the introduction of the SS 454 in 1970, which would run out of steam by 1972. The SS was an option… more»

4-Door Hardtop: 1972 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu

The Chevelle was introduced in 1964 as a mid-size model sandwiched between the compact Chevy II and the full-size models (Impala, etc.). Over the years, the second generation of the automobile has become one of the most often cloned… more»

Barn Find 1971 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454 Project

For many, 1971 was the last year for the true muscle car. Rising insurance costs and increasing emphasis on lower emissions were starting to take their toll. The Super Sport was no longer a series of its own, but… more»

Stored 43 Years: 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu

The Chevelle was in its third year of production in 1966 and received a noticeable restyle of sheet metal using the car’s original frame. As a result, the automobile now had smoother contours and curved side windows (something that… more»

307 V8 Malibu: 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle

Introduced as a mid-size model in 1964, the Chevelle quickly become Chevrolet’s second-best-selling car, next to the Impala/Bel Air/Biscayne assortment. The cars were redesigned in 1968-72 and would continue their upward sales trajectory. The Malibu Sport Coupe, like the… more»

Stunning Driver: 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu

It is the eternal question: Is there any such thing as automotive perfection? If you asked one hundred different enthusiasts, you would get the same number of varied answers. Some may argue that this 1970 Chevelle Malibu isn’t perfect,… more»

Supercharged 350: 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu

As I looked at this 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu’s photos, I pondered when I last heard a classic car owner say they wished their car had less power. Then the answer hit me; I haven’t. No matter how much… more»

Malibu 350 V8 Project: 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle

Chevrolet’s entry into the newly created mid-size marketplace of the 1960s was the Chevelle. It was born in 1964 and would continue through 1978 after which the Malibu nameplate carried the car forward. But the Malibu was part of… more»

Grandma’s Car: 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle

As the 1960s wore on, full-size cars started to get bigger, creating a void between themselves and the compacts the manufacturers had recently begun offering. So, an intermediate series of cars would soon debut, including the Chevy Chevelle in… more»

SS Clone 454! 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle Convertible

While this 1967 Chevelle Convertible is not what we would consider a “survivor” here at Barn Finds, the seller initially describes it as just that but goes on to call it a resto-mod clone SS, and maybe that’s more… more»

402-Equipped: 1972 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Convertible SS Tribute

It would be safe to assume that virtually every one of our loyal Barn Finds readers dream of the day they open their garage to find a desirable classic car staring back at them. For some, that dream will… more»

31k Mile 1976 Chevrolet Malibu Classic

It wasn’t that long ago that many enthusiasts viewed cars from the 1970s with barely concealed contempt. It was an era when emission regulations were tightening and power output levels were dropping. However, times have changed, and many people… more»

1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454 Tribute

The 1970 Chevelle Super Sport is one of the more often cloned of the era’s muscle cars and the seller freely admits this is one of them. It began life as a V8 Malibu Sport Coupe, whose original inventory… more»

One Owner! 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu

Chevrolet began producing the Chevelle in 1964, with the first generation lasting 4 model years through 1967.  A whole lot of time has passed since then, with many of these cars no longer on the road and most of… more»

V8 Project: 1979 Chevrolet Malibu

Chevy launched its intermediate car, the Chevelle, in 1964 and the Malibu would be the top trim level. With the redesign and downsizing of the 1978 models, the Chevelle name was retired, and the car became just Malibu through… more»