The beneficiary of a detailed, ground-up restoration
Original 454 cubic inch LS6 V8
Original Muncie M22 Rock Crusher 4-speed manual transmission
Correct Fathom Blue paint / Correct Black vinyl top / Classic White Rally Stripes
Correct Black vinyl interior
Correct 12-bolt rear axle / Correct posi-traction differential / Correct 4.10 gears
Sale includes two Build Sheets
Correct F41 Sport Suspension
Power front disc and rear drum brakes
14-inch Super Sport wheels
Second only to the legendary 1969 Camaro in the poll of ultimate offerings for Chevrolet's first hundred years (1911-2011), the 1970 Chevelle Super Sport is one of the most popular muscle cars of all time. Simply put: the car's appeal is undeniable, and this impressive LS6 coupe represents the best of what the marque was and is! The recipient of meticulous restoration, this fully documented Super Sport features an original LS6 big block, an original 'Rock Crusher' transmission and correct Fathom Blue over Black aesthetics. If you're in the market for an investment grade example of one of the best Chevrolets ever produced, here it is!
Hailing from GM's storied, and still functional, Arlington manufacturing facility, this stunning LS6 Super Sport is the beneficiary of a high quality, frame-off restoration that's so nice it schools factory survivors. After professional metalwork, which resulted in a straight and solid profile, the car's panels were layered in correct Fathom Blue 2-stage, dashed with Classic White Rally Stripes and capped in correct Black vinyl. And today, this top dog Chevy rolls as a spectacular piece of iconic American muscle that's detailed to better-than-new standards.
Many enthusiasts believe the '70 Chevelle introduced a host of excellent refinements that transformed the 'good' design of Chevrolet's '69 model into something 'great'. At the front of this sinister coupe, a familiar crossbar grille hangs a prominent "SS" emblem between a small "CHEVELLE" script, stainless-trimmed T3 headlights and a fresh chrome bumper that's finished with clear parking lamps. Above that bumper, a correct cowl induction hood anchors rebuilt hide-a-way wipers between vintage glass, traditional lanyards and vintage stainless trim. At the base of that trim, bright "SS454" badges combine with straight wheel frames, traditional door handles and a correct chrome mirror to add visual detail to the car's liquid smooth profile. And at the back of that profile, a second chrome bumper centers a black Super Sport inlay between clear brake lights, a classy "Chevelle by Chevrolet" emblem and spotless stainless exhaust tips.
Although the second-generation Super Sport's ferocious Turbo Jet V8 was conservatively rated at 450 horsepower, it actually punched the dyno somewhere north of 500. Pull this classic's pins and you'll find a correct cowl induction system that's cleanly integrated into a completely finished, Satin Black frame. At the center of that frame, a correctly decaled, single-snorkel air cleaner forces oxygen in to a correct 4557 Holley 4-barrel, which is threaded onto a familiar Winters intake. At the back of that intake, a traditional points distributor sequences fire through fresh Packard TV R Suppression cables. Below those cables, an old school AC fuel pump fronts restored exhaust manifolds and cast iron heads. In front of those heads, pliable GM hoses channel water past a correct fan and date-correct alternator with the help of a beefy radiator and familiar tower clamps. Naturally, the original mill, bathed in vivid Chevy Orange paint, fronts a correct 3963512 casting number with a correct "CRV" assembly stamp and matching partial VIN. And everything, from the car's small hood lamp and Delco Moraine brake booster to its mirrored valve covers and reproduction Delco battery, looks much nicer than anything that left the assembly line.
In case you're wondering, the bottom of this Chevelle is just as clean and carefully restored as its straight body panels and pristine engine bay. The car's rust-free floors have been skinned in Red Oxide and dusted with Fathom Blue overspray. Behind the big block, an original Muncie M22 Rock Crusher hangs a correct 3925661 casting number in front of a Muncie (P) M22 ( C ) assembled on March ( C ) 23rd (23), 1970 (0) build stamp and matching partial VIN. That gearbox twists torque to a correct, "CRW" branded 12-bolt that's built around a posi-traction differential and stout, 4.10 gears. Holding that killer drivetrain off the ground is a heavy-duty F41 Sport Suspension, which centers a trusted Saginaw steering box between stiff springs, boxed control arms and sturdy sway bars. Requisite power front disc and rear drum brakes increase stopping and handling ability. Aluminized exhaust pipes funnel charred dinos through factory resonators and brash turbo mufflers. And at the corners of the car, correct Super Sport wheels spin F70-14 Firestone Wide Oval tires around stainless trim rings and "SS" branded center caps.
Decked in correct Black vinyl, this Chevelle's fully restored interior is both attractive and inviting. Its slick bench and bucket seats are firm to the touch, showing no signs of detrimental wear and tear. In front of those seats, a familiar Super Sport dash anchors optional deluxe telemetry beside a vintage Delco AM/FM radio. Below that dash, a silver-trimmed console centers a small oil gauge and polished Muncie shifter on clean carpet, color-keyed floor mats and straight Fisher sills. Opposite that console, pick-free door panels hang tasteful stainless trim around correct chrome handles and requisite "SS" emblems. In front of the driver, a reproduction Chevrolet Rally Wheel keeps everything pointed straight. And behind the passengers, a fully restored trunk seals a full-size spare tire and correct jack assembly between a correct mat and bright decklid decals.
Here's a detailed breakdown of the car's VIN and Cowl Tag.
- 1: Chevrolet Motor Division
- 36: Malibu V8
- 37: 2-door sport coupe
- 0: 1970 model year
- R: Assembled in Arlington, Texas
- 231742: Sequential production number
- 70: 1970 model year
- 13637: Chevrolet (1) Malibu V8 (36) 2-door sport coupe (37)
- BT: Assembled in Arlington, Texas
- 24864: Fisher Body unit number
- 756: Black coated fabric interior
- 28: Fathom Blue paint
- B: Black vinyl top
- 04C: Assembled during the third ( C ) week of April (04), 1970
- 462: Data Processing Number
OUR SALE INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTATION AND ACCESSORIES
Two partial Build Sheets
A few spare parts
We've become pretty accustomed to featuring a variety of excellent Chevys. That said, while we enjoy pretty much any Chevelle, nothing beats an authentic LS6! This fully documented coupe is an iconic car which wraps one of the hottest powertrains ever produced in an exceptional color combination. If you're looking for a pedigreed, investment grade classic, you're looking at your next car!
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