1968 CHEVY CHEVELLE SS 396 If you are looking for the best of the best this 1968 Chevelle SS is it. A real Chevelle SS, L-78 matching numbers, 396/375 HP. This collectible has been recently restored, with under 50 miles since restoration, including new paint in the original Butternut yellow finish over the Black imitation leather interior. The 92,000 original miles on this classic can be validated by the listing on the current title. A quick check of the Vin number shows that this Chevelle has always been destined to be a SS396, two-door sport coupe. The Vin number decodes as follows: 1 = Chevrolet 38 = SS396 37 = Sport Coupe 8 = 1968 A = Atlanta 111160 = Production Sequence Number The original 396 Big Block has been gone through with meticulous detail. Although listed at 375 HP the reviews of the day rated it at 425hp like the 1965 L-78 Corvette with the same specs. The performance on this vehicle will validate the reviews of the day. The motor is the original born with this Chevelle confirmed by the vin stamp on the engine pad. Also stamped on the engine you will find the stamp T0927EG. Identifying the engine as: T = Tonawanda 09 = September 27 = 27th day of the month EG = 375HP special high performance, 4 speed manual The four speed transmission casting numbers 3295660 demonstrates that it was built for this 1968 Chevelle SS396. Combine that with the 12 bolt differential and this car is set up just the same as it left the factory. In 1968 the Chevrolet Chevelle received an all new design with a distinctly sculpted body with tapered front fenders, a long hood with a short deck profile and a high rear-quarter kick-up.