SS 396

SS Shell: 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle

Introduced in 1964, the mid-size Chevelle would quickly become one of GM’s best-selling cars. And it would serve as Chevy’s foundation in the muscle car segment of the market. Due to the popularity of performance cars in those days,… more»

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»

Real Deal Roller? 1970 Chevrolet El Camino SS 396

Chevrolet’s new mid-size car, the Chevelle, debuted in 1964. With it came the utility coupe El Camino which was based on the Chevelle’s 2-door station wagon platform. So, it was natural that when the Chevelle would add a performance… more»

Serious Muscle: 1970 Chevrolet Nova SS 396 4-Speed

By 1970, the writing was on the wall for the classic American muscle car. While manufacturers would persist in their quest to produce vehicles with large capacity engines under the hood, those motors would be rendered shadows of their… more»

49k Original Miles: 1969 Cheverolet Chevelle SS 396

Over the past decade, we’ve seen plenty of examples of the 1969 Chevelle SS 396 pass across our desks here at Barn Finds. Their condition tends to range from the pretty ratty and tired through to beautifully restored vehicles… more»

454 Swap: 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396

It happens occasionally. An owner will be dissatisfied with the performance offered by an original classic. They will choose to upgrade its drivetrain, causing heart palpitations for purists. That has been the fate of this 1967 Chevelle SS 396…. more»

Needs Finishing: 1968 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396

It isn’t unusual for us to see unfinished projects here at Barn Finds, but this 1968 Chevelle SS 396 has reached the point where the finish line is in sight. It needs someone to complete the work that will… more»

Older Restoration? 1968 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396

The performance-minded SS 396 was a popular part of the Chevy Chevelle portfolio in the late 1960s. It started as an option after the Chevelle’s introduction in 1964, then became a series of its own for 1966-68 before reverting… more»

Easy Project? 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396

As projects go, this is one of the nicest rollers we’ve seen lately here on Barn Finds. The paint and body look good as does what we can see of the interior. It still has its drivetrain, too, but… more»

Original Big-Block: 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396

The owner of this 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396 has recently removed it from long-term storage. It is an original and unrestored classic that needs very little to take it to the next level. It features no aftermarket additions… more»

Real Deal Roller: 1969 Chevelle SS 396

General Motors was a formidable player in the 1960s muscle car movement, including this SS 396 by Chevrolet. Based on a Malibu sport coupe (and convertible), the SS 396 is one of the most often cloned Detroit hot rods… more»

Amazing Unrestored Survivor: 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396

While we featured some pretty astonishing cars over the past decade here at Barn Finds, occasionally, one will come along that stands out from the crowd. That is the case with this 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396. You would… more»

Trailer Park Find: 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396

Update 1/12/22 – This Chevelle has been relisted here on eBay with no reserve. Will it end up going for more than the seller’s original asking price? From 12/9/21 – The 1970 model year was probably the peak of… more»

Highly Optioned: 1968 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS 396

Occasionally a classic car will land on our desks here at Barn Finds that almost defies description. That is the case with this 1968 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS. Not only is it engine bay occupied by a numbers-matching big-block, but… more»

Well-Preserved 1968 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396

If you found a desirable classic that had been hidden away in a North Dakota barn for thirty-five years, would you restore it, or would you do your best to preserve it as an original survivor? That was the… more»

396-Equipped 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Project

The Chevelle SS 396 is one of the most duplicated cars out there, probably because the real thing was so cool, and the available population of Malibu’s hasn’t been depleted yet. This ’70 Malibu is a work-in-progress where much… more»