The 1968 model's front end received a facelift similar to the 1965 model, while rear bumpers held triple "horseshoe" shaped taillights. Late seeing this post; it actually kills me as I had, between 1997 and 2004, a ’66 Impala SS convertible with a 396 engine and TH-400 transmission that I was very fond of.
2,206,639 total vehicles produced by Chevrolet in 1966.
Two-range Powerglide, as well as Synchro-Mesh 3- and 4-speed manual transmissions were available. Sort by. Engine is a 283 v8.
The station wagon was renamed the Kingswood - reverting to a pre-1962 Chevrolet practice of using different nameplates on wagons than other models.
1966 chevrolet impala super sport convertible. At the top of the engine roster, the big block 427 was replaced by a new, longer stroke, 454 cubic-inch Turbo Jet V8 offered in power ratings of 345 hp (257 kW) and 390 hp (290 kW). When I was in high school, my family car was a ’66 with the 283 and, wonder of wonders, a 3-speed manual. First gear in the Powerglide was pretty tall and off-the-line acceleration suffered as a result, but these transmissions were almost impossible to kill.
Sport Coupes wore a sleek semi-fastback roofline, and wheel well moldings were revised. When I moved in the early 2000’s I sold it on to a guy that was going to have it properly redone by a resto shop.
Have to appreciate the “swapablility” of Chevy engines, particularly small blocks.
Also it’s a Rochester 4 BC intake manifold flange, low power 327’s had moved to the Quadrajet by ’66. If my decades long distant memory serves me correctly, this is the 327 badge. Classified ad with best offer. But man, does that thing haul a$$!! My parents 64 Impala wagon had the same identical badge on the front sides with a 327 4 barrel. It was interesting to see how completely different they were.
Stop passing the design up before no one remembers it. Since I was only 18 yr. old, the Caprice certainly got a workout, but unfortunately it burned about as much oil as gas. . The only time my hair has been dirtier has been when I’ve gotten ATF fluid in it while under a car.
All Impalas of this generation received annual facelifts as well, distinguishing each model year.
166, CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (, Learn how and when to remove this template message, "Directory Index: Chevrolet/1969_Chevrolet/1969_Chevrolet_Brochure", 1967 Chevrolet Impala 4-door supernatural from popular TV-show, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Chevrolet_Impala_(fourth_generation)&oldid=956624341, Articles lacking in-text citations from August 2010, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 14 May 2020, at 11:03. It is owned by Dean Winchester and has been in their family for over 40 years. Impala overwhelmed the sales charts, as it had for years. There’s a 98-percent chance the car started life with a 283, and a 60-percent chance it now has a 305 or 350. Chevy owned that design starting in 1958 then just let it fall by the wayside. Seems that dashboard clocks of that era pretty much always failed sooner or later.
So you hear a light clunk every time the thing winds. The "X" frame was dropped for a new Girder-Guard full-width perimeter frame which reduced the size of the inside driveline tunnel and redesigned suspension.
No damned computers or sensors to deal with, just a nice V8 and a simple transmission driving the rear wheels.
Referenced as Regular Production Option Z18, the Caprice option group included a black-out grille, vinyl top with Fleur de lis emblems, unique wheel covers, and narrow sill moldings.
The base price for a V8 1966 Impala Sport Sedan was $2,852 (around $22,000 in 2017 dollars), versus $2,869 for the Galaxie 500 four-door hardtop and $2,825 for the Fury III four-door hardtop. Chevrolet Impala 4-Door Sedan 396 V-8 Turbo-Jet 325-hp Special 3-Speed (man.
This stunning 1960 Chevy Impala is in great shape and runs as good as it looks. 1966 chevrolet impala prices founded in 1911 by william c. 1966 chevrolet impala 4 door sedan 250 turbo thrift six man. Engine is a 283 v8. The two-speed Powerglide automatic was the only shiftless transmission offered with the 250 6 and 283 V-8, but the three-speed Turbo Hydramatic was now available with the 327 V-8 along with the big-block 396 and 427 V-8s. This is been fully restored Pro Touring style.
Dimensions remained roughly the same, still on a 119-inch wheelbase , four inches longer than the mid-size Chevrolet Chevelle .
However, small-block Chevy engines get swapped so often that you’re unlikely to see an original one in a 49-year-old car, and I didn’t feel like getting filthy scraping off oily schmutz to get to the block casting numbers. 1966 chevrolet impala ss ps power disk brakes 350 engine 4 speed 355 posi rear.
We have all the restoration photos if needed. A three-speed manual transmission with column shift was standard equipment as in previous years but the floor-mounted four-speed manual with Hurst shifter was dropped from the option list for 1970 as were the Strato bucket seats and center console previously offered on coupes. Even though I prefer the 67′ impalas, the 66′ impalas have a great styling that was pretty much the epitome of the mid 60s.
1967 Impala 4-Door Sedan The 1967 Chevrolet full-size was redesigned with enhanced Coke bottle styling . It has buckets seats and a console, but it also had a 283 with a 2bbl carb and a 2 speed Powerglide. Red w/black cloth & vinyl upholstery, 250 Powerglide – my favorite engine combo of all time, second to a 283, of course.
1946 Willys CJ2A Jeep Runs and drives good vintage cj flathead, 1954 Willys cj3b Coupe Black 4WD Automatic, 1951 Willys Custom built 4 Wheel drive Pickup. Chevrolet made a mistake when they got away from the triple tail lamp design. The engine ... Just in 1966 Chevrolet Impala, VIN # 164396S149109, 120,000 miles, body style 4 door, exterior paint color maroon not the original paint but in good condition, body rust located in a small spot on the back right corner underneath ... Chevy Impala Convertible SS SUPERSPORT. Small badge was the 283. Its sales success prompted Chevrolet to make the V8-only Caprice a full series for 1966.
Very nice body ... 1960 Chevrolet Imapla California Car Numbers matching 283 V8 Engine Automatic Trans This is a Great Qualtiy Driver! In keeping with federal regulations, safety features were built into Impalas during the 1967 and 1968 model years, including a fully collapsible energy-absorbing steering column, side marker lights, and shoulder belts for closed models.
Padded dash became standard that year.
During the 1969 model year Impala production, including Kingswood wagons totaled 777,000 units, compared to 166,000 Caprices and Kingswood Estate wagons, 68,700 Biscaynes and Brookwood wagons, and 155,700 Bel Airs and Townsman wagons. 1960 chevrolet impala 4 door.
Even with the 2-barrel, the 283 was a nice torque engine, great for wafting even if it lacked the high-rpm kick in the butt that the 4-bbl 327 delivered with the secondaries of the carb opened up. My brother and I put an 8 track in above the console. Engine choices included the inline six-cylinder as well as the famous Chevy small-block and big-block V8s. Throughout the early 1960s, Chevrolet's basic body designs became increasingly subtle, while the bright trim that was part of the Impala package added more than a touch of luxury to the look. All Impala models for 1967 also featured upgraded door panels with carpeting on the lower section. My teenage owned ’68 Firebird was a 350cid car from the factory had the Powerglide transmission.
66 impala 4 door. The Turbo Hydra-Matic automatic transmission was offered for the first time.
I didn’t like them as well as the 65’s.
In fact, 60s American cars are very eye catching in every way possible, which is why people love them. Topping the list was the big 427, rated at 385 or 425 horsepower.
The Chevrolet Impala (fourth generation) are full-size automobiles produced by Chevrolet for the 1965 through 1970 model years.
Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Great driver, gorgeous looking. The 1967 Chevrolet full-size was redesigned with enhanced Coke bottle styling. Plush new interiors also helped attract buyers. Australian models were assembled in Australia from kits as this lessened tax on the cars. The standard column-shift three-speed manual was now full synchronized, and a new 250-cubic-inch six-cylinder engine replaced the previous 230-cubic-inch six while the 195-horsepower 283-cubic-inch Turbo Fire V-8 remained the base V-8 engine. Add to Favorites More.
My Dad never had one, but it seemed like most other folks did.
My parents bought a new 64 Impala and my grandparents bought a new 64 Olds. Notice the forklift damage on the right side ? It originally came from California so the body was not rusted too bad. If we were looking at a really oddball ’66 big Chevy — say, a Biscayne two-door post with 396 engine and three-on-the-tree manual transmission — then we’d have a Junkyard Find almost as rare as an all-wheel-drive Ford Tempo. 1967 Chevrolet Bel Air / Impala 4 Door.
1966 chevrolet impala prices founded in 1911 by william c. 1966 chevrolet impala 4 door sedan 250 turbo thrift six man. I have a lengthy history with a 1965 Chevrolet Impala sedan. My first car was a ’66 Impala SS (in name only). The 1969 Impala also offered a new GM-designed variable-ratio power steering unit as optional equipment along with a seldom-ordered "Liquid Tire Chain" option, which was a vacuum activated button that would spray ice melt on the rear tires (UPC option code is "V75"). We have 151 listings for 66 Chevy Impala 4 Door, from $2,000 2020 Topclassiccarsforsale.com - Classic cars for sale. The Olds had a much heaver frame and seemed more solid. It is powered by the 283 V8 mated to a 3spd manual transmission.
1966 Chevrolet Impala Chevrolet Impala 1966 Chevy Impala Chevrolet. 1967 Chevy Impala 4 Door Hardtop Supernatural Project Car 67 Impala Four Door. This is a 16837 Vin which dictates this is a true 66 Impala SS V-8.
That was a completely different experience.
This 1966 chevy impala ss 396 convertible is numbers matching. 1.
The Vettes were my last Chevies until 5 years ago when I bought a 2003 Tahoe with 42,000 miles (now has only 68,000 miles at 14 yrs old). Turbo Hydromatic transmixer, bucket seats, with shifter and guages on the center console.
This Impala was built at a time when American cars were second to none in styling, reliability, and quality. Did a frame off in the 90’s so I really appreciate the assembly add. For general Impala information, see, Gallery - Chevrolet Impala fourth generation, The Chevrolet Chronicle-by the Editors of Consumer Guide, 3rd Edition Standard Catalog of American Cars: 1946-75 pg. The 283 cubic inch motor & the Automatic transmission has recently been rebuilt with less than 5000 miles, The paint job is really nice and a body lines are straight, It has Power Steering ... For sale is a 1966 Chevrolet Impala True SS. . Not fast, but not slow for the day either.
Not exactly the same, and slighty beefier.
The 155-horsepower Turbo Thrift six-cylinder, and 250- and 265 hp (198 kW) Turbo Fire engines were designed to use regular gasoline while the 300 hp (220 kW) 350 Turbo Fire and both 454 Turbo Jet engines required premium fuel.
Body straight, and very solid, rust free, Missouri car, g... For sale is a 1966 Chevrolet Impala Convertible.
For $200, an Impala four-door Sport Sedan could be transformed into an Impala Caprice establishing a name destined for decades of life. There’s no lethal rust, but the thick layers of backyard-applied Bondo and the Earl Scheib-grade black paint job indicate a car that lived a low-coddling-level life. GM built 1,194,900 full-sized Chevrolets for the 1966 model year, of which 654,900 were Impalas. My Impala was the stodgy four-door sedan with unsightly pillars, but this one is the devil-may-care hardtop. In short, the Impala was on its way to becoming a kind of junior-grade Cadillac, which, for both the company and its customers, was just fine..