For Sale: 1962 Chevrolet Impala in Palmetto, Florida

Vehicle Description

1962 Chevrolet White Impala Super Sport 409

Why This Car Is Special

We have an award winning Ermine White 1962 Chevrolet Impala SS 409 two door hardtop here for sale at Skyway Classics that is a meticulously done, period correct, concourse body off frame restoration by Paul Bradley, Franksville, Wisconsin.

Every part, nut and bolt were replaced or refurbished. Paul Bradley is a specialist for 409 engine cars. The current owner has owned the car for 30 years. He believes he is the 4th owner of this rust free California car.

It has been driven approximately 1100 miles since restored and has won many major awards including Super Chevy Gold Class Best Stock, Palm Beach, FL., Super Chevy AMSOIL Best Of The Best, Palm Beach, FL., National Muscle Car Assoc. Best of Show GM, 1st Place Winner, Best Interior, Bradenton, FL, and Joliet, IL. Muscle Car, Corvette Nationals, VIP Participant, Rosemont, IL., National Impala Association Gold Certificate with 972 Points out of 1000 Points, Springfield, IL.

Features

Award winning Ermine White 1962 Chevrolet Impala SS 409 two door hardtop
Concourse body off frame restoration by Paul Bradley, Franksville, Wisconsin
Every part, nut and bolt were replaced or refurbished
409 cubic inch V-8 "W" engine, with stamping number K156919 T1012QB and casting number 3830814 was completely rebuilt to factory specifications by Borchardt Speed Automotive, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
The cylinder heads are both casting #3814690 High Performance 2.19"/ 1.72" Valves
The exhaust manifolds are #3822925 Lt. & #3822926 Rt.
The dual quad intake manifold is casting #3814881
Dual quad carburetors are Edelbrock 1404 500 CFM
Crane solid lifter Mark VI 425 HP 409 cu. in. with Crane valve train components
Pertronix Flame-Thrower Distributor, coil, & period correct dated Packard spark plug wiring
4 speed Muncie M22 with Hurst shifter linkage
4 Speed Shifter Console
Positraction 3.70:1
Red Super Sport bucket seat interior, carpeting, headliner, and center console
The dash and steering column were painted to match, along with installing a correct Impala Red steering wheel.
All stock Super Sport trim and grab handles completes the interior along with the correct 1962 Impala Super Sport 4 Speed Shifter Console.
The dash has 2 speed wipers/washers, heat/defrost, clock, factory AM radio, and the glove box contains the Original Owner's Manual.
Restored original factory correct Sun Tachometer/sending unit
Ermine White original laser straight rust free sheet metal
Original bumpers rechromed, original stainless around windows & top all repolished, original side and rear tinted glass
The distinctive engine turned Super Sport side trim, rear trim, along with all emblems, tail lights, and grill are correct restoration parts
The trunk interior was correctly spatter painted with correct mats
The red wheels with radial tires are adorned with the 1962 Chevrolet Impala SS full wheel covers with the distinctive, one year only, unique knock off spinners with the red white & blue bow tie chrome markings.

Mechanical

The 409 cubic inch V-8 "W" engine, with stamping number K156919 T1012QB and casting number 3830814 was completely rebuilt to factory specifications by Borchardt Speed Automotive, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The cylinder heads are both casting #3814690 High Performance 2.19"/ 1.72" Valves.

The exhaust manifolds are #3822925 Lt. & #3822926 Rt. High Performance, rear dump design, outlet 2.526". These rare exhaust manifolds are valued at approx. $1,000.00 each. The dual quad intake manifold is casting #3814881. The dual quad carburetors are Edelbrock 1404 500 CFM.

The cam is a Crane solid lifter Mark VI 425 HP 409 cu. in. with Crane valve train components. The block was bored & honed .040 over with new pistons installed. The engine has a Pertronix Flame-Thrower Distributor, coil, & period correct dated Packard spark plug wiring, all allowing it to retain its stock look for judging.

The radiator is the correct 4 core as used on 409 engines. The fuel line is the larger 3/8" line used with 409 engines. The transmission is a rebuilt 4 speed Muncie M22 with Hurst shifter linkage hidden under the floor and a stock period correct shifter handle/knob passing thru the 4 Speed Shifter Console, retaining a stock factory appearance. The rear axle is a rebuilt stock Positraction 3.70:1 "P" case with correct Positraction gear oil tag on the filler plug. The car has a 1962 stock braking system and power steering.

Interior

An entire stock Red Super Sport bucket seat interior, carpeting, headliner, and center console was installed replacing the original stock black Super Sport interior. The interior floors and ceiling were insulated with modern foil covered insulation. The dash and steering column were painted to match, along with installing a correct Impala Red steering wheel.

All stock Super Sport trim and grab handle completes the interior along with the correct 1962 Impala Super Sport 4 Speed Shifter Console. The dash has 2 speed wipers/washers, eat/defrost, clock, factory AM radio, and the glove box contains the Original Owner's Manual.

An operational restored original factory correct Sun Tachometer/sending unit with correct red line limits adorns the steering column and is correctly mounted to the column with screws just as these cars came from the factory in 1962, standard with 4 speed high performance engines.

The Sun sending unit with correct wiring harness is mounted under the hood on left wheel well, and is equipped with transistors instead of the old Mallory batteries discreetly hidden inside the unit.

Exterior

This Ermine White Impala Super Sport retains all of its original laser straight rust free sheet metal. The restoration did not require any rust repair, interior floor or trunk floor replacement. The base coat/clear coat paint remains in #1 condition. The car has its original bumpers rechromed, original stainless around windows & top all repolished, original side and rear tinted glass. The distinctive engine turned Super Sport side trim, rear trim, along with all emblems, tail lights, and grill are correct restoration parts.

The trunk interior was correctly spatter painted with correct mats installed. A new spare radial tire is in place with correct jack and handle. The red wheels with radial tires are adorned with the 1962 Chevrolet
Impala SS full wheel covers with the distinctive, one year only, unique knock off spinners with the red white & blue bow tie chrome markings.

Conclusion

This #1 beautiful award winning Ermine White 1962 Impala Super Sport we have here for sale at Skyway Classics is an attention grabbing example powered by the renowned combination of a dual quad 409 V-8 and 4-speed transmission that Chevrolet established a leading position early in the dawning muscle car era with the Super Sport option package, beating its competitors to the punch with a combination of performance oriented drive trains and deluxe interior appointments for its full size models.
In 1962, Chevrolet launched a cultural phenomenon when it unveiled the 409/409 HP V-8 version featuring dual quad carburetors, revised cylinder heads, which proved to be virtually unbeatable in Stock Eliminator, and resulted in the inspiration for the Beach Boys Hit Song "409". Purchase t...for more information please contact the seller.

Vehicle Details

  • 1962 Chevrolet Impala
  • Listing ID: CC-1587292
  • Price: $110,000
  • Location:Palmetto, Florida
  • Year:1962
  • Make:Chevrolet
  • Model:Impala
  • Exterior Color:White
  • Interior Color:Red
  • Odometer:31971
  • Stock Number:1303-FL

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Skyway Classics
1800 14TH AVENUE EAST
Palmetto, FL 34221
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