1964 Chevy Chevelle SS Convertible

This 1964 Chevelle Malibu Super Sport Convertible in Tuxedo Black was originally built in the Los Angeles, CA assembly plant. It has been the subject of a very nice restoration.

The Super Sport Chevelle was available in just two-versions: the Sport Coupe and Convertible. 

The 1964 model year saw the Chevelle launched and was Chevrolet's answer to the Ford Fairlane and was the first mid-size Chevy.  It's based on the Fisher "A-body" that is shared with the Pontiac Tempest and Buick Skylark.

1964 Chevy Chevelle SS Convertible - rear view
Rear view

The Chevelle Super Sport came with a very classy interior which included leather-grain vinyl bucket seats, a unique instrument cluster and center console with Powerglide and 4-speed cars.

64 Chevelle SS Interior

Red vinyl interior

Under the hood is the original 283 cubic inch, 4-barrel carb, Turbo-Fire V8 engine that outputs 220 horsepower. This is paired with a 4-speed manual transmission and is combination that would have cost the original owner a further $296 when the car was ordered new.  The base engine that came with the Chevelle was actually the 6-cylinder, 194 cubic inch Hi-Thrift that output 150 horsepower.

1964 Chevy Chevelle SS Convertible Side View

The SS version of the Chevelle Convertible cost a further $162. Other options on this car include: power steering and power brakes costing $86 and $43 respectively.

When new this the base price of this car would have been $2,749.

This Chevelle SS is currently for sale on eBay. (follow the link for even more photos)

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