1965 Chevrolet Impala
1965 Chevrolet Impala Coupe
Residing on the African Savannah and confronted with a threat, the sleek, nimble, and fast Impala will take flight to outrun or confuse its competitor. Aptly named, the Chevrolet version introduced in 1958, continued to emulate its animal namesake through years of design modifications, and power options made available. In 1965, the jet age was in full swing, and automobile designers were transitioning from non-functional visual embellishments, to sleek, cleaner line designs for their cars. Engineers also caught on that more power will attract more buyers, and the “race” was on!
This stout cruiser will refuse to be constantly garaged and be beckoning for you to take it out and give it and you a good ride. Modern modifications, and additions have taken this original car to a new level, and with these new additions, and the remaining old school 1960's Impala look, it's a match made in heaven.
Regal Red drips over the big long exterior panels and roof, mixes with the chrome and brightwork, and is enough to put a smile on your face. Just gazing the only thing giving it away are the Cragers and Laramie performance tires, that this may not be your everyday 65 Impala. Chrome and brightwork are in excellent condition, window surrounds and glass are looking very good. A note to take a look at the underside of this unit, as there was a lot of attention paid to suspension, and detail with surface prep and finish.
Custom racing buckets in menacing black and original restored vinyl bench stretches from door to door in the back. An amazing dash with machined aluminum highlighting, extra gauges, and a retro looking AM/FM radio can be seen fronted by a rally steering wheel. Clean rubber floor mats protect a calm sea of black carpet which covers the floor. Within the center of the buckets resides a B&M ratchet shifter. A near mint condition vinyl headliner tops off the interior.
A strong running 350ci V8 resides under the metal hood. A “worked” 700R4 automatic transmission with a 2200 RPM stall converter is bolted to the mill. This power is transferred to the rear wheels via a 12-bolt rear with 3.02 gears. New front tubular a arms, idler arm, and centerlink, with front and rear sway bars. Front disc brakes with drilled rotors are seen as well. Note that rear suspension is all new. Flowmaster exhaust system can be seen from below.
As noted above this car is a goer, and consigner states that this car needs regular exercise, and is a great cruiser. At 65mph the tach reads 1700RPM, so that's cruising! All on 87 Octane regular gas. Now that's a gas!
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This vehicle is 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.