The Chevelle was a big hit for Chevrolet. Designed as a mid-size car and part of GM’s A-body platform it sure had some fierce competition to deal with but nevertheless triumphed. The iconic body lines and design ensured that it played a big part in Hollywood movies as well as go down as one of muscle car greats. Look at this 1968 Chevrolet Chevelle Convertible 454 we have today as a prime example. Located in South Carolina the car has reportedly had a full frame-off restoration and now can be yours to relive that 60’s muscle car greatness in style.
The aggressive and long body lines of the 60’s Chevelle is one for the history books. It's easy to see why it was so iconic and this 1968 Chevrolet Chevelle Convertible 454 with its blue exterior captures all those vintage design cues perfectly. The car is in great shape with the power convertible top in black color and made to match the exterior of the car. The stainless steel and chrome trim has also been polished to look shiny and new. The vehicle sits neatly on a set of chrome Cragar wheels which are wrapped around a set of BF Goodrich radial tires of size 225/60R15 front and 255/60R15 rear. The spare tire is reportedly in the trunk as well. To match the blue exterior of this car the interior is finished off in a white parchment scheme which showcases how big this car really is. All the interior components of the car are in great shape with the bench seats adding on that original touch. You also get aftermarket air conditioning making this car an absolute treat to drive.
Muscle cars are known for their massive engines. This 1968 Chevrolet Chevelle Convertible didn't just have any big engine but the iconic GM 454ci V8 Engine which meant you get 7.1 L of pure American muscle waiting to roar at your request. Just popping open the hood to look at this beauty shows mechanical art. The appearance of the engine is also complimented by jet-coated headers which make the engine shine nicely. The power in this car is sent to the rear wheels via a Tremec TKO600 5 speed manual transmission which ensures smooth delivery of power. The engine has also been modified to push out more power, Modifications include a Holley 4150 4bbl Carburetor and roller rockers for better performance. The suspension has also been upgraded for better handling and includes an independent front suspension with a 4 link rear suspension and GM 3.73 12 bolt rear end with Positraction. You also get power steering. There are also a bunch of new items fitted on the car to keep it running smoothly this includes a new gas tank, front and rear sway bars, brake lines, and motor mounts. The brakes are power brakes with the rear being drum brakes. To ensure that this engine breathes freely and looks the part there is a dual exhaust in place. To top it all off this car also has new core support at the time it saw a full frame off restoration.
Car Location: South Carolina 1968 Chevelle Convertible Blue exterior Parchment interior Power convertible top Chrome Cragar wheels Polished stainless and chrome trim Full Frame off Restoration reported GM 454ci V8 Engine Tremec TKO600 5 speed manual transmission Bench seating BF Goodrich radial tires GM 12 bolt rear end with Posi Power steering Power brakes Roller Rockers Holley 4150 4bbl Carburetor Independent front suspension 4 link rear suspension 3.73 ratio 15" wheels staggered 225/60r15 fronts and 255/60r15 rears Rear drum brakes Dual exhaust set up New gas tank New brake lines New motor mounts Custom steering column Spare tire in trunk reported New core support at time of build New front and rear sway bars New brake lines Jet coated headers Aftermarket Air Conditioning