The Chevrolet Chevelle is a mid-sized automobile which was produced by Chevrolet in three generations for the 1964 through 1977 model years. Part of the General Motors (GM) A-Body platform, the Chevelle was one of Chevrolet’s most successful nameplates. Documented as one of the greatest Chevelle’s ever produced, the 1970 Chevelle was the highest powered Chevelle manufactured in the model’s lifetime, which ran from 1964 through 1977, and was the only GM car at the time to have ever topped the horsepower rating of the Corvette with its LS6 Model.
In the hierarchy of the street, circa 1970, there were the Big Dogs and then there was everyone else. Having 400 cubic inches under the hood didn’t cut it anymore at the Stoplight Grand Prix. The name of the game was horsepower and the more grunt the better, and more grunt meant more cubic inches and more horsepower. The old standard “there’s no replacement for displacement” was never truer in 1970, and sitting atop the muscle car food chain was Chevrolet’s SS Chevelle. Not just the garden variety, 360 horsepower SS454, but the King Kong of the Bow Tie brigade, designated RPO Z15. Checking off this option delivered a 450 horsepower, 454 cubic inch solid lifter behemoth that cranked out 500 lb/ft. of torque and bludgeoned any challengers for its title as King of the Streets.
The team at No Reserve Classics is very happy to announce that our matching numbers Triple Black 1970 Chevelle SS 454 LS6 is now up for sale! With only 68,000 original miles, extensive documentation, and ownership history, this car is the REAL DEAL muscle car that left its mark in history. For starters, the car includes a partial build sheet showing its VIN and options, original owner’s manual, extensive service records over the years, vintage photos from its owner with the car back in the 1980’s, and a certificate of authenticity from the online LS6 Registry and Database!
The previous owner has owned the car since 1973 making it a true diamond in the rough. Before you ask, YES! The car still retains its completely matching numbers 454 LS6 Block with the correct VIN stamping, date code, suffix code, and casting number as well as the original 291 Rectangle Port Cylinder Heads. The LS6 powerplant is mated to a Muncie M22 Rock Crusher 4-Speed Manual transmission that makes banging through gears in town incredibly fun! Also features the date correct CRW 4.10 12 Bolt Heavy Duty Rear End!
Included are some vintage photos of the previous owner enjoying his time with the car throughout the 80’s!
Overall this original Triple Black LS6 Chevelle is the epitome of what the 70’s Muscle Car Era was all about. The LS6 Chevelle was known to dominate the streets with its high performance 450 hp 454 Cubic Inch Big Block Chevy. You can own this super rare and iconic automotive piece of history today. With all of that said, please note although this car was restored in the 90’s, it was never restored to concours standards. It retains just about all of its major components and is unique in that it was well maintained and preserved to its original spec throughout its life.
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