1970 Chevrolet Impala Custom Coupe
Flashy muscle cars are fun, and polished customs are nice, but for
some folks there's nothing better than a well-done cruiser. No
gimmicks, no frills and no drama; just sun and fun - LOTS of
This exceptionally clean Impala is a classy stunner that mixes 350
cubes of V8 power along with complete originality. The consigner
loved to show the car, and every now and then give it the old clean
out by smashing the boot to the floor. So, not unlike the
consigner, if you're looking for a cool classic that's road ready,
show-ready and just plain battle-ready, it's the perfect way to go
to your local cruise in and turn some heads.
The only difference between the Impala Sport coupe and this Custom
Coupe is the line on the rear window at the B pillar. For this car
its vertical...same roofline for the back and body panels virtually
the same. Two doors with nice gaps around the straight steel, and
shiny body trimmings, which include a full length trim spear, and
wheel well and rocker covering stainless all primped and polished,
contrasting with the red paint, which is near the deep end of the
pool. In keeping with tradition, the trio of taillights has
migrated into the rear bumper, which is shiny and mirror-like. Long
hood and trunk panels make this an excellent boulevard cruiser with
plenty of room to spare. All correct badging, and beautiful grille,
there are not many other Impala examples that will be able to catch
this one on the visual and attention to detail scale.
Very original and showroom sums it up! Black square panels with
button centers for the door panels that have a vertical hint of
wood applique and the galloping Impala, and all materials on these
doors are straight as arrows. Slipping inside I can nearly smell
the showroom with the gorgeous split back front bench and full rear
bench, wrapped in perfect black vinyl. Buttons and tuck and roll
panels abound and add a bit of texture to the benches. Nearly
perfect can describe the dash with crack free and padded black
vinyl dash top, wonderful instrument panel, and another wood
applique panel below housing the climate controls, and radio. The
original steering wheel fronts this fine example of preservation
and noted on the odometer is 35,363 original miles! There is no
doubt, based on condition, that this car is truly that actual
miles. Clean fluffy black carpet and clean tight black headliner
finished off the beauty of an interior.
Based on the previous areas described, you would expect nothing
less than just perfection in the engine bay, and it's really is
there...Orange/Red GM painted block, intake and valve covers,
surrounded by supple hoses, and corrosive and rust free bolt ons
throughout. As for the specs it's a numbers matching 350ci V8 with
a 2-barrel carburetor, and an original TH350 3-speed automatic. On
the back for the axle is a 10-bolt 2.56 rear.
The hits just keep on coming and showing some surface rust on the
usual suspects. Everything else is all buttoned up with not even a
hint of rust, solid frame, floor pans and rockers. A new muffler is
on, and power disc brakes are upfront and power drums on back.
When one thinks of an Impala you think of a muscle car, however
this car is a refreshing retreat from that genre and is a beautiful
family cruiser. It did just that with good acceleration, smooth
braking, and just a pleasure to drive witheverything functional. A
real head turner too, I could have put some serious miles on this
car, but then I'd foul the low mileage number!
Excellent, Pristine, Showroom, all capitalized for effect and to
show that this car is really a wonderful example from 1970, and
shows suburbia lifestyle with family, that you could still look
good while living the life. You will not go wrong with this
investment, and it is an investment at this condition.
47-2 Door Notchback Hardtop Coupe
Y-Wilmington, DE Assy Plant
142795-Sequential Unit Number
ST 70 16447-1970 Impala 2 Door Custom Coupe
BDY BU09936-Wilmington Body #
TR 806-Black Vinyl
PNT 25-Astro Blue
06A-1st Week June Build
Classic Auto Mall is a 336,000-square foot classic and special
interest automobile showroom, featuring over 600 vehicles for sale
with showroom space for up to 1,000 vehicles. Also, a 400 vehicle
barn find collection is on display.
This vehicle is located in our showroom in Morgantown,
Pennsylvania, conveniently located just 1-hour west of Philadelphia
on the I-76 Pennsylvania Turnpike. The website is
www.classicautomall.com and our phone number is (888) 227-0914.
Please contact us anytime for more information or to come see the
vehicle in person.