SS 454

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»

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»

Rare Drop-Top! 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454

New to Chevrolet in 1970 was the 454 cubic inch V8, which gave the performance-minded buyers of Chevelle Super Sports more choices. The LS5 version of the motor was a bit tame compared to the LS56 (390 vs. 450… 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»

Nitrous Powered: 1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 454

US automakers went all out in 1970 to offer big engines and lots of power. Even cars that would be considered cruisers or personal luxury cars could be optioned with powerful engines. This 1970 Monte Carlo SS 454 is… more»

454 V8 Project: 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle SS Tribute

This 1967 Chevelle Malibu is on its way to becoming a Super Sport clone or tribute car. But with one major departure. Rather than sourcing a 396 cubic inch V8, the seller opted to fast forward a few years… more»

Real SS 454? 1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

The Monte Carlo was Chevrolet’s new personal luxury car for 1970, sharing GM’s “A-Special” platform with the Pontiac Grand Prix. It turned in some solid numbers out the gate, 142,153 Sport Coupes for the first model year. With the… more»

LS6 Barn Find: 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454

One of the most sought-after muscle cars from the genre’s heyday is the 1970 Chevelle SS 454. But not just any 454, the LS6 edition which produced nearly one horsepower per cubic inch (450). This is the story of… more»

Original Paint: 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454

The next owner of this 1970 Chevelle SS 454 might face some tough decisions. It is a rock-solid classic that would undoubtedly benefit from a cosmetic refresh. However, it still wears its original paint, and the decision will be… more»

454/4-Speed: 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454

When Chevrolet shoehorned a big-block V8 under the hood of the Chevelle in 1965, they created one of the world’s great muscle cars. When they upped the ante with the 454 in 1970, that only served to reinforce this… more»

Cowl Induction: 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454

In the world of classic cars, there will be exceptions to every rule that you can imagine. Take this 1970 Chevelle SS 454 as a prime example. If I told you that it had spent its life in the… more»

4-Speed Shed Find: 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS454

Mid-size muscle car mania was reaching its peak in 1970 and – not to be outdone by anyone – Chevy rolled out two versions of its new 454 cubic inch V8 in the Chevelle. This car has the LS5… more»

454/4-Speed: 1972 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454

Some classic cars have a story to tell, and I’m sure this 1972 Chevelle SS is no different. It has spent more than 20-years in storage, and it has only recently emerged into the light of day. Its drivetrain… more»

SS 454! 1973 Chevrolet El Camino

For most of its life, the Chevy El Camino ran parallel to the mid-size Chevelle. It was a “Gentlemen’s Pickup” that was part car/part truck. This 1973 edition was ordered with Chevy’s big-block 454 V8 engine and SS (Super… more»

450 HP Survivor: 1970 Chevelle SS 454

To many, 1970 was the pinnacle year of the muscle car. For Chevy fans, the 454 replaced the 427 and an LS6 was rated at 450 hp right out the factory. Reports are that just 4,475 cars were built… more»

LS6 4-Speed! 1970 Chevrolet El Camino SS 454

There’s a lot going on here and it really caught my attention, twice! In spite of their fairly strong production numbers, the one year only, 1970 LS6 Chevelle is still an attention-getting find. Even more so when that find… more»