For Sale: 1972 Chevrolet Chevelle in Charlotte, North Carolina

Vehicle Description

Making close to 1,000 horsepower and 2,000 lb.-ft of torque this Duramax diesel-powered Chevelle puts gasoline big-blocks to shame. Despite such staggering figures, the engine combo is surprisingly simple. Other than a set of Carrillo steel rods, the short block is completely stock. The only other major modifications are a set of CNC-ported factory 32-valve heads, upgraded twin turbos cranked to 30 psi, and a bigger solid-roller cam. With the nitrous engaged the horsepower numbers jump to an eye-popping 1,200 horsepower! The Chevelle even knocks down 32 mpg! To make space for the drive accessories, radiator, intercooler, A/C condenser and turbo piping the engine had to be moved back 8 inches from the stock location. This work, along with custom brackets and pulleys compress this monstrous power plant under the stock GM hood. The factory Duramax injection pumps are driven off the crank while a second pump was added to help pressurize the fuel rails to meet the increased fuel demands of the setup. Bassani Exhaust fabricated a one-off custom exhaust system for the Chevelle which makes all the right sounds. The cutting-edge technology does not stop at the engine. A modernized Art Morrison front clip, complete with C5 Corvette aluminum suspension components was infused into the Chevelle and Fast Eddie's of Orange, California installed the custom four-link rear set up. Putting the power to the pavement is a narrowed Ford 9 rearend and big tubs to accommodate the gargantuan 22 wide Mickey Thompson radial tires. An extensive equipment list below details the incredible features of this professionally built custom. Numbers printed on paper is one thing, and the visceral sensation of driving a diesel-powered hot rod is another thing entirely. The Chevelle diesel experience is very different from anything else out there. Even without any mufflers the engine is very quiet and sounds just like a stock Chevy truck at idle. When you get on the gas the engine quiets down further as it builds immense boost. The Duramax only turns 4,200 rpms, so the power hits REAL hard. Once you feel the thrust a diesel makes, you'll never go back to gas! With a driving experience unlike any other, this incredible custom Chevelle proves there is no disputing that diesels aren't just for trucks anymore! Stock Number: CCJL3001 VIN: 1D37H2R501188 Miles: 7,296 miles showing on the odometer (this vehicle will be sold as mileage EXEMPT) Engine: GM 403 CI Duramax LLY Turbodiesel V8 with 950 Horsepower Transmission: Allison 1000 5-Speed Automatic Transmission Equipment: Twin Garrett T-38R Turbochargers, Custom Dual Kenne Bell Intercoolers, Forged Crank Shaft, Carrillo Street Rods, SoCal Diesel Pistons, CNC Ported Cylinder Heads, Stainless Steel Intake Valves, Inconel Exhaust Valves, SoCal Diesel Custom Solid Roller Camshaft, SoCal Diesel Pushrods, Custom Sheetmetal Intake Manifold, Dual 3.5 Plenums, Custom Ram Air Scoop, PPE Dual Fuel Pumps, PPE Lift Pump, Custom Aluminum Fuel Cell, PPE Computer Reprogram, Custom 3 Exhaust System with Bassani Turbo Headers, Ron Davis Radiator, Dual Spal Electric Fans, PPE Built Allison 1000 Five-Speed Automatic Transmission, ATS 2,200-Stall Converter, Billet Flex Plate, Fast Eddie's 9 Rearend, 35-Spline Axles, 3.25:1 Gears, Detroit Locker Differential, Rack and Pinion Steering, Art Morrison Front Suspension, C5 Corvette Aluminum Control Arms, Sway Bar and Spindles, Koni Coilover Shock Absorbers, Art Morrison Four-Link Rear Suspension, Wilwood 14 Front Brake Rotors with Six-Piston Calipers, Wilwood 16 Rear Brake Rotors with Four-Piston Calipers, DPE S-5 18 Front and 20 Rear Wheels, Mickey Thompson 26x12 Front and 33x22 Rear Sportsman S/R Radials, Recaro Bucket Seats, AutoMeter Gauges, Alpine NAV/DVD Stereo System, DuPont Mist Turquoise Paint, Cowl Induction Hood, Black Suede Headliner, Twin Optima Batteries Condition Code: (2) * (see condition code chart for explanation of category codes 1-5) Warranty: This vehicle is being sold AS-IS To learn more about condition codes, the term numbers matching, conditions of sale, and Hendrick Performance, please see the bottom of this page for details and clarification. - Contact Sales Team at 704-453-2140 or [email protected] for more information. -

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1385328
  • Price:$149,990
  • Location:Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Year:1972
  • Make:Chevrolet
  • Model:Chevelle
  • Exterior Color:Teal
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:7296
  • Stock Number:CCJL3001
  • VIN:1D37H2R501188