This first-generation Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu is located in Houston Texas and has just under 28,000 miles. The Chevelle was originally designed to be a mid-sized competitor to Ford. This example is from the Chevelle’s first year of production. This Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu features some tasteful modifications that add to its period classic approval, while also of note is that this particular example was reportedly originally owned by a former General Motors Powertrain executive.
This “Saddle Tan” over beige 1694 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu appears to be largely original externally. It rides on five-spoke alloy wheels wrapped in white-lettered BF Goodrich tires. It appears to feature intact exterior trim, including Malibu and Turbojet badging. The Interior has been subtly enhanced, with an upgraded stereo system, including better speakers and a head unit that features flash-USB drive compatibility. It also features an ignition kill-switch, as well as extra gauges to keep an eye on the car’s vitals.
This Chevelle Malibu has a 1965-spec 396 L-34 engine that has been overbored by .40. It is paired to a 3-speed automatic transmission that features General Motor’s Posi-traction limited-slip differential. Other tasty additions to this GM engine include a Crane PowerMax camshaft as well as a forged steel crankshaft. The engine is finished with a Holly Quadrajet carburetor and breathes via Hooker headers.