SS 396

Same Family 50 Years: 1969 Chevelle SS 396

The muscle car movement had likely reached its pinnacle in 1969, and the Chevelle SS 396 was right upfront. This ’69 edition was built at Chevy’s Kansas City plant and stayed in town until 1998, after which it moved… more»

Original SS 402: 1972 Chevrolet Chevelle

The heyday of the American muscle car ran from 1964-72, although some detuned big blocks would run around for a while longer. One of the leaders of the pack was the Chevelle Super Sport, often found with a 396… more»

Original 396/4-Speed: 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396

This 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396 is a classic car that comes with equal helpings of good and bad news. It is a numbers-matching vehicle that runs and drives, but it will need a lot of work if it… more»

Dad-Owned Since New: 1970 Chevelle SS 396

Selling a family heirloom doesn’t come easy, but when it’s been in the inner circle for more than 50 years, it must be even more difficult. Such is the case with this Chevelle SS 396, which has traveled just… more»

Same Family Since 1971: 1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS 396

Choosing to part with a prized classic car can be a tough call, especially if the vehicle in question has been a long-term part of your life. This 1969 Camaro is a perfect example because it has belonged to… more»

1968 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396 Project

This Chevelle left the factory in 1968 as an SS 396, but it would be more accurate to call it an SS 305 now (if there was such a thing). The original 396 was pulled for a rebuild and… more»

Unfinished Business: 1968 Chevrolet Camaro SS 396

The 1968 model year would be the second for the new Chevy Camaro. They were helping to put a dent in sales of the “pony car” market leader, the Ford Mustang. ’68 would also be the first year for… more»

475HP! 1968 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396

Anyone who drove a new Chevelle SS 396 off the showroom floor in 1968 knew that they were behind the wheel of a potent muscle car. Those same people probably had no idea just how desirable these cars would… more»

Work-In-Progress: 1970 Chevelle SS 396

The SS 396 continued as an option on the Chevelle Malibu or El Camino for 1970. More than 62,300 were built, so it was not a rare car then and not too hard to find now, depending on condition…. more»

Rock Solid: 1971 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396

This 1971 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396 offers potential buyers a thrilling motoring experience. With 375hp on tap, it is sure to grab the owner’s attention should they choose to push the pedal to the metal. It is in excellent… more»

Incomplete Project: 1970 Chevelle SS 396

In 1970, the RPO Z25 option turned an ordinary Malibu into an SS 396 and perhaps 12% of Chevelles were ordered that way. But the numbers are much smaller when you break out just Canadian production, which was about… more»

Running Project: 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396 4-Speed

We’ve seen a few Chevelle SS 396 project cars in recent times here at Barn Finds, but this 1970 model could be one of the best. It is a numbers-matching classic that runs and drives, and restoring it would… more»

Rust-Free Barn Find: 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396

Some people believe that the supply of fantastic barn finds is beginning to dry up, but this 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396 proves that this theory is far from true. This classic muscle car has been parked in a… more»

Same Owner 20 Years! 1969 Chevelle SS 454

This 1969 Chevelle started out life as a Malibu Sport Coupe and became an SS later. And it has a 454 cubic inch V8, something that wouldn’t come about until the 1970 model year. The 396 would have been… more»

Blank Panther Clone: 1967 Chevrolet Camaro SS/RS

To further capitalize on the introduction of the new Camaro, a Chevy dealer in Toronto, Ontario came up with a specially equipped, low-volume Camaro they called the Black Panther. Legend has it that only 50 were made, painted gloss… more»

1968 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396 4-Speed Project

Okay, it’s time to grab a big handful of “brave pills” and decide how you would tackle the restoration of this 1968 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396. It has rust issues, and they could never be classed as insignificant. However,… more»