When you hear the terms Chevrolet and A-body platform it’s hard not to think of the Chevrolet Chevelle, First introduced in 1964, the Chevelle gave American mid-size car buyers a host of body styles and engine trims to choose from. You could have your Chevelle in either a coupe, sedan, convertible or even a station wagon. The 2nd generation Chevelle saw a major design change with the body more rounded and higher off the ground at the rear. It was during this time that Chevrolet would release perhaps the most recognizable Chevelle of them all. Finding a Chevelle which retains its factory features has increasingly become rare, that is until you’ve seen this 1971 Chevrolet Chevelle 454. Located in Maine this piece of American muscle car history surely is one you shouldn’t miss out on. The current owner has had it for about a year, and has reportedly undergone a minor restoration some time ago.
The refreshed look for 1971 sure was iconic, is loved by muscle car enthusiasts and regarded as the look to go for when buying a Chevelle. What makes this 1971 Chevrolet Chevelle 454 stand out is the fact that it’s a clean, unmodified car in good condition and is draped in a rather sporting dark green paintjob that bears resemblance to the iconic British Racing Green hue. The car neatly sits on a set of period correct wheels which complement its stock factory look. The interior of this car is the real star. The black interior is reported to be in great shape with the seats and the dashboard being in really good condition considering its age. The nickel components appear in great nick as well, giving added pop to the interior.
You could have your Chevelle with multiple engine options depending on how deep your pocket was. Powering this 1971 Chevrolet Chevelle 454 is the tastiest of them all in terms of sheer displacement, the 454ci (7.4L) V8 that pushes out a decent 285hp to the rear wheels through a three-speed automatic that’s reportedly the original one that underwent a rebuild during the minor restoration.
Car Location: Maine Current seller owned for about a year Green exterior Black interior - reported to be in good shape Automatic transmission Unsure about numbers matching Reported to be the original transmission rebuilt Older refresh/ minor restoration