For Sale: 1962 Chevrolet Impala in Volo, Illinois


Vehicle Description

Body off frame restored. This was obviously a no expense spared restoration, its a cut above everywhere I look. It's been done a few years but its still amazing! Great list of features, stunning looks.

EXTERIOR: Wow, the color, stance and wheels are beautiful. The body is laser straight, the gaps are precision fit. The Burgundy Wine metallic is polished out like a mirror. There are a few minor imperfections. Every single piece of chrome and trim was restored or replaced. It has dual bowtie mirrors, rocker moldings and twin rear antenna. The SS trim has machine turned inserts on the side moldings and tailpanel. The stainless around the windows is straight and polished, grill is mint, emblems and handles look new. All new light tinted glass with rechromed window frames. The jambs are polished, even the hinges in front are slick. Weatherstrips were replaced. Great looking set of 15 inch chrome Cragar wheels with BFG tires, a little fatter in back.

INTERIOR: I open the door and can't help but notice how the dash area sparkles. Floor to ceiling looks new. It has the SS buckets seats and console with a correct 4-speed sticking out of it. The gray speckled mats match the carpet. Seats are reupholstered, door panels are replaced. Headliner, visors, mirror look new. Repainted metal dash, new dash pad, all the trim and knobs sparkle. The original radio is actually updated with modern guts. It has upgraded speakers front and back and a subwoofer. That's a restored 1959 steering wheel on a tilt column. It has a classic hot rod tachometer on the column and a new set of Auto Meter gauges in the dash. The details are impressive, everywhere I look is beautiful, even up under the dash. Interior lights work

ENGINE COMPARTMENT: Completely restored engine compartment with a dual quad 409 at the heart of it. The jamb, firewall and bottom of the hood is just as slick as the outside. The hinges are shiny cadmium plated. The motor is a strong running 409 with aluminium Edelbrock intake with dual Edelbrock 500 cfm carbs. It has is a glass bowl fuel filter and correct dual snorkel air cleaner. A brand new heat and air conditioning system was recently installed. It has a slant top radiator unique to 409s. The generator is actually an alternator in disguise. looks to be like it actually in alternator inside. Upgraded dual reservoir master cylinder, new power steering system. Every component- wiper motor, horns, pulleys, fan shroud look like new. The battery is properly mounted and has a Delco topper.

TRUNK COMPARTMENT: Clean metal with a nice grey spatter finish paint. It has the 3 piece rubber mats, new weatherstrip. The bottom of the trunk lid and the jamb are just as slick as the outside of the car. It has the very cool retractable trunk light. It works and has enough cord to reach the front of the car.

UNDERSIDE: The body was removed from the frame for a thorough restoration. Upfront the suspension and steering was completely rebuilt and given some upgrades. It has adjustable coil over gas shocks and a rack & pinion steering. The rear 3 link suspension is completely rebuilt- new bushings, shocks and springs. New fuel system- tank, straps, sending unit and lines. Bottom of the motor is spotless, freeze plugs are not painted over, it has a high torque starter. Muncie 4-speed trans, everythingattachedto it looks new. Driveshaft and u-joints look new. 3.62 posi rear end. Upgraded brake system with drilled and slotted discs at all 4 wheels. New e-brake assembly, hoses, lines etc. New dual exhaust is neatly bent to follow the X frame. The floors are rock solid, they were prepped and sprayed with bedliner. The body was reunited with the detailed chassis using new mounts.

This one checks all the boxes. It is hot looking, very high quality and has a desirable list of features. The new owner will be proud!

I, Jay Grams, take pride in personally writing the descriptions for virtually every car for about the last 30 years now. A significant amount of effort goes into fact checking. What I am offering is my professional impression of the vehicle.
Our salesmen are happy to assist with descriptions and making sure your questions are answered. One great suggestion is letting us do a walk around video that explains the car's condition in detail.
Don't be intimidated, contact sales now for a no pressure, no hassle experience!

815 385 3644 9-5 central
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Air conditioning
Power steering
Rack & pinion
4 wheel disc
Bucket seats
Tilt column
Padded dash
Stereo system
Dual antenna
Bowtie mirrors
Cragar wheels

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1442602
  • Price:$68,998
  • Location:Volo, Illinois
  • Year:1962
  • Make:Chevrolet
  • Model:Impala
  • Exterior Color:Burgundy Wine
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Odometer:0
  • Stock Number:V19441
  • VIN:21847S

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Volo Auto Museum
27582 Volo Village
Volo, IL 60073