For Sale: 1972 Chevrolet Monte Carlo in Morgantown, Pennsylvania

Vehicle Description

1972 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

Over the past 105 years, Chevrolet has built such a vast empire of lovable offerings that some of them just seem to get overlooked. Possibly the most substantial victim of that unfortunate phenomenon is the storied Monte Carlo. Introduced in 1970, and proudly parked in over half a million driveways during its first three years of production, the brand's 'personal luxury coupe' was decidedly cool. And, not as ostentatious as a Corvette or as boorish as a Camaro, the car spent most of its life as the poster child for evolving automotive tastes.

For consignment, an original low mileage (78,408 title verified), example of a 1972 version of the Monte Carlo. This car has a few faults but remains original with the exception of added fuel injection. This 2-door hardtop example is red and beautiful, and has plenty of nicely preserved chrome trimmings to put the icing on the cake. An egg crate grille, single headlights, a rear bumper that works with the rear quarter to house the taillights and there is nothing but sweetness here on the Classic Auto Mall floor. Not to mention the straight panels like each piece was cut like a knife through butter, we can serve up plenty for your satisfaction.

Exterior
Cranberry Red, the factory color, is on this car and is a respray from sometime in the past The paint has inclusions throughout along with what appears to be lacquer cracking of the underlying original paint showing through. However, even from a short distance these issues are almost invisible. The panels are straight, gaps are good, and a black vinyl top is looking good all around. The bumpers, grille, and headlight bezels remain shiny, as does the stainless rocker trim and wheel well highlight molding. Coke bottle design is seen and the body lines forming the bumped out rear quarter panels remain flawless as well as timeless. 15-inch deep dish Chevrolet rally wheels wrapped in BF Goodrich raised white letter radial rubber are on the corners and give a nice muscle look to this skate.

Interior
Black vinyl abounds inside with it appearing on the door panels in buttoned tuck and roll form along with some black highlight carpet down low. Black cloth with a buttoned tuck and roll pattern covers the front split bench seat with smooth black vinyl bolsters and the rear bench mimics the front buckets in material and design, and all is in good condition with no cracking or staining. A nice wood applique dash houses all original round gauge's, airflow levers, and various control buttons and knobs. A black covered top dash has nicely preserved padding and shows no cracking. A duo of black faced auxiliary gauges has been added under dash central and the factory AM/FM radio is present and accounted for. Black carpet is on the floors and remains in nice condition, as does the headliner above.

Drivetrain
Lifting the hood, we see a correct 350ci V8 topped by a new Edelbrock intake manifold and a Holley Sniper EFI system to feed the finely tuned amounts of air and fossils and backed by a TH350 3-speed automatic that is indeed correct for this ride. A 12-bolt conventional rear axle rounds out the drivetrain. The engine bay is well detailed and looks near factory fresh with its orange/red painted block and supple hoses.

Undercarriage
Some surface rust on the frame and dual Turbo muffler exhaust system but all remains structurally solid. Factory undercoating is on the floors along with splashes of road dirt and patina that can only be acquired through age. Power disc brakes are up front and power drum brakes are on the rear and for the comfortable ride we note front independent coil spring suspension working with a rear 4 link coil spring system.

Drive-Ability
A smooth-running car, quick starter, and comfortable interior all work together to make this a nice original car that offers up a smooth ride. Braking remained bias free during our panic stop tests and the steering was tight and responsive. All functions save for the AC were working, but who needs AC when you're wheeling a luxury muscle car.

An overall nice original survivor that runs great and looks nice. Well maintained by someone who has a love for these cars but is ready to pass this gem along to the next owner. Gracing the South Mallway of our Hallowed Halls right here at Classic Auto Mall and ripe for the picking.

VIN DECODE
1H57J2B649327
1-Chevrolet
H-Monte Carlo
57-2 Door Hardtop Sport Coupe
J-350ci V8 4bbl 175hp
2-1972
B-Baltimore, MD Assy Plant
649327-Sequential Unit Number

TRIM TAG
ST 72 15957-1972 Monte Carlo 2 Door Hardtop Sport Coupe
BDY B3964325-Baltimore Body #
TR 708 A52-Black Vinyl Split Bench
PNT 75B-Cranberry Red, Black Top

Classic Auto Mall is a 336,000-square foot classic and special interest automobile showroom, featuring over 650 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.

Vehicle Details

  • 1972 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
  • Listing ID: CC-1632210
  • Price: $29,500
  • Location:Morgantown, Pennsylvania
  • Year:1972
  • Make:Chevrolet
  • Model:Monte Carlo
  • Exterior Color:Cranberry Red
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:78408
  • Stock Number:4288
  • VIN:1H57J2B649327
Listed By:
Classic Auto Mall
6180 Morgantown Rd.
Morgantown, PA 19543

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