For Sale: 1961 Chevrolet Impala SS in Richmond, Indiana

Vehicle Description

1961 Chevrolet Impala Super Sport 409 Coupe - Only 453 SS models produced in 1961, and even less than that exist today. None in existence any nicer than this rare beauty! Perfect in every way andmuseum quality, right down to the chalk marks and assembly line production marks. This blue beauty has undergone a total rotisserie nut and bolt restoration in 2005, and finished in 2008. It's hard to see a car like this and not hum the tune from The Beach Boys, "409". Considered the 1st Muscle Car, the 61 Impala SS changed the game forever! If you want a real piece of American History, then now is your chance. It is estimated that of the 142 Impala 409 Super Sports built, no more than five or ten remain. In 1962, the Beach Boys sang in their now-famous 409 song, "She's real fine, my 409," and a legend was born. This is a TRUE FACTORY BUILT SUPER SPORT with documentation prepared byJersey Great Lakes to provide authentication of the options originally installed on this car from the factory, as verified by the codes found on the original data plates. Prior to restoration: it was inspected and confirmed as being one of the ORIGINAL SS autos by Mr. Verne Frantz, a well known Chevrolet historian and member of the Jersey LakesChevy Cowl Tag Team. Mr Frantz determined that this Impala was originally equipped with a 348ci / 350hp engine and a 4-speed transmission. The whereabouts of the original engine and transmission are unknown. The current motor in this car in one of the ORIGINAL 1961 409 motors. It was found in Minnesota it's a complete motor (not a pieced together unit). Every date code is correct and all casting dates are within a 45-day span. Today, the 1961 409's are almost non-existent. The block, heads, crankshaft, camshaft, and intake are all pertinent to the 1961 motor only. So what makes this Impala SS unique is that - ONE OF THE RAREST OF CHEVROLET BODIES HAS BEEN REUNITED WITH AN EVEN RARER CHEVROLET ENGINE TO CREATE A TRULY RARE PIECE! Pics and documentation of all casting / part numbers are available. The restoration was completed in 2008, and it has been meticulously cared for since then in a climate controlled environment. The seats haven't even been sat on without plastic down. Here aresome specs and cowl tag info on this Impala SS: COWL TAG- 4B STYLE 61-1837 BODY SL 19986 TRIM 841 PAINT 914 ACC 24R EZI Midnight Blue Paint Lt Med Blue Cloth and Vinyl VIN # 11837S213674 Codes Decode - V8 Engine, Fully tinted glass, and Super Sport Equipment Package 4-Speed Transmission Power Steering Power Metallic Brakes Tachometer SS Grab Bar You won't find another like it anywhere. 1961 Impalas are always in HIGH DEMAND and nothing gets better than this one. Sure to rise in value over the years, and will make the perfect addition to any collector. HIGH END BUILD ~ NO COST SPARED. Located at STUDEBAKER Motorsports in Richmond, Indiana. Come check it out for yourself. Pictures words do not do it justice. NO DISAPPOINTMENTS! ~~~Nationwide Shipping Available~~~ ~~~Trades Considered~~~ ~~~Financing Available~~~ ~~~In Person Inspection Welcome~~~

Vehicle Details

  • 1961 Chevrolet Impala SS
  • Listing ID: CC-1659252
  • Price: $147,500
  • Location:Richmond, Indiana
  • Year:1961
  • Make:Chevrolet
  • Model:Impala SS
  • Exterior Color:Midnight Blue #914
  • Interior Color:2-Tone Blue Interior
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:0
  • Stock Number:SSx34
  • VIN:11837S213674
Listed By:
Studebaker Motorsports
1539 S. 9th Street
Richmond, IN 47374

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