This is the kind of car that would happen when dad got to walk into
the dealership alone. Because while this 1962 Chevrolet Impala
Sport Sedan four-door hardtop might look classy, it's really a
street machine in disguise. The hot small block under the hood and
a four-speed stick could have been the neighborhood sleeper. And
the fact that it also has an A/C interior makes it a terrific
The first impression this Impala makes is just of a very correct
classic. The factory-correct Autumn Gold gives off the right first
impression. It has been resprayed later in life to make sure it has
a good shine, but it has also has the right aged-in style to make
sure this looks like the classic family car it is. The full-length
side trim shows off a good alignment of both sets of doors, and the
factory wheel covers coordinate with the paint. But there's also an
extra level of cool that comes on a car like this. The hardtop
sedan gives even more space to show off the classic pillarless
hardtop profile. Plus, the wraparound rear glass arguably makes it
more stylish than the '62 coupe. So while you might have been able
to convince many back in the day that you bought a sensible sedan,
this is secretly the hot one of the lineup.
The correct Fawn interior is a harmonizing color with the exterior
gold. So you'll happily roll down all the windows on this hardtop
just so people can get a better look inside. And since this is a
family-size car, you can also take them all along for a ride. It
has such a vintage look with the button-top seatbacks, matching
door panels, and all that bright trim on the dash. All the best
stuff is kept on display, like the AM radio and even the
factory-style horizon tach. Going for a drive is particularly fun
because the air conditioning lets you stay cool while showing off
your cool pillarless hardtop sedan.
When you open the hood, you see this one has earned its racing
flags on the fenders. The 327 cubic-inch V8 was introduced in 1962,
and this storied displacement was also the largest small block you
could get at the time. While a classic, you can see it also has
received the right modern upgrades, like cast aluminum valve
covers, a newer polished compressor, and a Be Cool aluminum
radiator. The V8 inhales deeply with a four-barrel carburetor, and
it even has the desirable double-hump heads. There are upgraded
headers that let this motor exhale with added power and authority
into a Flowmaster dual exhaust. The four-speed manual transmission
puts you in the center of the action, and it turns this
family-style car into a bit of a Saturday night sleeper. And power
brakes with front discs are there to give this cruiser extra
confidence on the road.
Complete with owner's manual, this is a family-style affordable
classic with all the right moves... and that's why we know it will
be moving out of our showroom soon, too. Call today!!!
1962 Chevrolet Impala
Location:Lithia Springs, Georgia
Exterior Color:Autumn Gold
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