For Sale: 1966 Chevrolet Impala in Morgantown, Pennsylvania

Vehicle Description

1966 Chevrolet Impala SS

In celebration of their 50th year of production, Chevrolet introduced the Impala. Designs were changing, moving away from traditional tail fins being replaced by deep sculpted rear panels, dual headlamps, larger "greenhouse" passenger compartments, and upgrades in suspension and engine options. Interior finishes such as color keyed door panels, and brushed aluminum began at this time as well. Through generations 1 to 3, styling got sleeker, passenger compartments lower, and emphasis was on a look of a car in motion, even when it was sitting still.

Flashy muscle cars are fun, and polished customs are nice, but for some folks, there's nothing better than a well-done cruiser. No gimmicks, no frills and no drama; just sun and fun - LOTS of fun. This exceptionally clean Impala is a classy stunner that has been in the capable hands of our current consignor who kept the good respray, but put a new interior inside. It sports a strong 454 cubes and no rust for this all steel slabbed side and topped bowtie from 1966. When I was 17 it was a very good year....

Exterior
Ridding itself of any rust that might have been on this car, it is now long gone, and never really was on this California built Impala trimmed bowtie. Dark Danube Blue with a glass-like finish is seen all over this car. Wonderful script style badging is seen on the front quarters, and on all 4 corners are great looking deep dish and chrome trimmed rally wheels. The wheel well trimmings, a trim spear, and rocker trimming are also adding contrast to the deep end of the pool blue. On back in typical Impala styling the triple tail lights are remaining but are now within a single horizontal light with 3 panels format and wrapping around the rear quarters. A dual exhaust protrudes from the rear of this car, and produces a wonderful sound when the accelerator is pressed in the downward direction.

Interior
New jet black vinyl in bucket form, and a rear bench in the same, make up the newly restored original interior. Straight and true GM square and rectangle dash and instrumentation and plentiful use of ribbed aluminum makes up the center console and dash lower strip. Here on the console it shows a storage glovebox, and the Hurst white ball topped shifter. As it rises more gauges in a 4 cluster, temp sliders, and the radio is above all this gauge menagerie all in dash central. 2 aftermarket gauges are under the dash and these function as replacements for the 2 in dash central that are currently inoperable. Nice extremely clean black loop carpeting is flooding the floors and above is a black stitched panel smooth headliner.

Drivetrain
Nowappearing on stage under the hood, is a BIG 454ci V8 ca. 1973-1990. On top is an Edelbrock Intake and a Holley 750cfm double pumper 4bbl carburetor. On the back, it's a correct Muncie tranny which is a 4-speed manual M20 edition. The rear axle weighs in at a 12 bolt 3.31 conventional from the factory. Headers are on and all is just beautifully finished under this hood all shiny and deep black paint.

Undercarriage
A new perfect fuel tank is now installed, and we note some surface rusted and patinaed stamped floor pans, although very structurally sound. The pumpkin, exhaust and suspension are all painted in nice black. Independent coil sprung front, and a 4 link with coil springs on the back suspension provides the cruiser ride. Drum braking is on all 4 corners.

Drive-Ability
I snuck inside this car to beast without my bowtie obsessed salesman cohort who likes to drive cars but never really shares any info on them, almost like he does not know, nor wants to. It accelerated to beat the band, has solid bias free braking, and steering and ride wear smoooooooth? All functions were working swimmingly!

A fine example looking much like it's off the showroom in 1966, but alas is present day. A very clean car, a very BIG engine, one could say big hat and lots of cattle for this bowtie. Turn the key and go and show, meanwhile you're not wrenchin

168376L117674

1-Chevrolet
68-Impala SS V8
37-2 Door Hardtop Sport Coupe
6-1966
L-Los Angeles, CA Assy Plant
117674-Sequential Unit Number

TRIM TAG

10D-4th Week October Build
ST 66 16837-1966 Impala SS 2 Door Hardtop Sport Coupe
BDY LOS2499-Los Angeles Body #
TR 813B-Impala SS Black Vinyl Buckets
PNT EE-Danube Blue
2L-4 Speed Manual

Classic Auto Mall is a 336,000-square foot classic and special interest automobile showroom, featuring over 600 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

  • 1966 Chevrolet Impala
  • Listing ID: CC-1669521
  • Price: $47,900
  • Location:Morgantown, Pennsylvania
  • Year:1966
  • Make:Chevrolet
  • Model:Impala
  • Exterior Color:Danube Blue
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:63373
  • Stock Number:4649
  • VIN:168376L117674
Listed By:
Classic Auto Mall
6180 Morgantown Rd.
Morgantown, PA 19543

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