Super Sport

Needs Saving! 1962 Chevrolet Impala SS

Chevrolet introduced the Impala Super Sport as strictly a performance car in 1961. They sold just 453 copies. The next year, they changed gears and focused the SS on style, and made them available with any powerplant Chevy offered…. more»

Ragged Ragtop: 1965 Chevrolet Impala SS

While Ford was making lots of sales noise in 1965 with its new Mustang pony car, Chevrolet was having a banner year, too. For the first time, they produced more than one million full-size automobiles with the Impala representing… more»

Low Ride Or Not? 1964 Chevrolet Impala SS

Chevrolet introduced the Super Sport as a performance car in 1961 and sold just 453 copies. They revised their strategy in 1962 to make it more about style than muscle and sold more than 99,000 units. It was popular… more»

Worth Saving? 1969 Chevrolet Impala SS

With so many cool offerings throughout the sixties under their belt, it’s not an easy task for me to try and pick a favorite Chevrolet Impala SS, but if I could narrow it down to three it would likely… more»

8k Mile Ex-Racer! 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle SS

8,265 certainly sounds like low mileage under most circumstances for a more than 50-year-old vehicle, but if a lot of those miles were accumulated at a racetrack it seems a bit high unless that car was a frequent racer… more»

Real SS? 1971 Chevrolet Nova SS

It’s not easy to prove that a third-generation Chevy Nova is a real Super Sport or a clone. The VIN and cowl tag don’t have any telltale signs so it would take things like a build sheet or window… more»

396 V8 Project: 1965 Chevrolet Impala SS

Chevrolet was on fire in 1965. They sold more than one million Impalas for the first time, a number that would never be reached again. The popular Impala Super Sport was in its second year as a series of… more»

Restored Microcar! 1951 Crosley Super Sport

Crosley may have been the right car manufacturer at the wrong time. They started producing micro-cars after World War II, at a time when you could sell almost anything on four wheels. While lots of different models would materialize,… more»

Only Two Owners: 1972 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 350

The Chevelle Super Sport was one of the many hot cars of the 1960s. And – like the others – they lost some of their steam in the 1970s. First, the insurance industry figured out the risk of insuring… more»

327 V8 Shed Find: 1963 Chevrolet Impala SS

Chevrolet hit pay dirt when they debuted the Super Sport in 1961. At first, it was a performance version of the Impala, and production numbers were low. In 1962, the car went more mainstream, becoming a sporty option available… more»

Highly Original! 1968 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396

As lawn ornaments go, it’s hard to beat a sharply dressed, nearly all-original big block Chevelle. By 1968, America’s classic muscle car phenomenon reached a rolling boil, and Chevy’s hot Chevelle SS represents one of the best and most… more»

Low Mileage 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396

The muscle car wars of the 1960s and 70s reached their peak in 1970 with the Chevrolet Chevelle LS6. The top-of-the-mark LS6 included the “450” horsepower 454 V8 and is incredibly valuable today. This car is an L34 cousin… more»

409 V8 SS? 1962 Chevrolet Impala

The Impala Super Sport was in its second year in 1962 and would be a huge success. Sales would approach 100,000 copies instead of a few hundred the year before as the focus was changed from performance to style…. more»

396/4-Speed! 1970 Chevrolet Nova SS

Chevrolet didn’t waste much time in creating an SS version of their compact offering, with the Super Sport option appearing on the 1963 models just one year after the Chevy II/Nova made its debut.  In the beginning, the SS… more»

Big-Block Project: 1971 Chevrolet Camaro SS

Chevy’s 1971 Camaro was largely a carryover since the cars were all-new the year before. The Super Sport was still offered and could be had with the 402 cubic inch V8, which was still being marketed as the “SS… more»

Pole Barn Find: 1967 Chevrolet Impala SS

When you buy old cars as a package deal, you often get limited information as to their background. Case in point here, the seller got five automobiles as part of an estate sale, and they had been living in… more»