1965 Chevrolet Impala Super Sport

Mid-sixties Impalas are really popular and none more so that the SS version. This 1965 Chevrolet Impala SS two-door Sport Coupe really looks the part in its Ermine White paintwork. With a 396 cubic inch V8 under the hood there is some great power there.

With a full redesign for 1965 this was the fifth generation Impala and were the largest Chevrolet models to date.

To the rear the familiar triple unit taillights of the Impala are present with the SS black-filled rear cove band with Impala SS badge to the right.

1965 Chevy Impala SS

The distinctive Impala taillights

In 1965 the SS was still a trim package and not a performance package in itself (that happened in 1966). It could be had with a Turbo-Thrift 230 cubic inch six-cylinder. The base V8 was a 283 cubic inch Turbo-Fire producing 195 horsepower. This car was ordered with the, new for '65, 396 cubic inch Turbo-Jet V8 producing 325 horsepower.

1965 Chevy 396 V8

396 cubic inch Turbo-Jet V8

The all-vinyl trim of the SS interior with thick foam cushioning bucket seats and bright seatback outline moldings. Doors are combination vinyl and carpet with SS badges.

1965 Chevy Impala SS interior

SS Interior

Impalas are 213.3" long with a wheelbase of 119" and are 79.6" wide.

There were 216,114 Chevrolet Impala SS 2-door Sport Coupes were built, although this figure includes both 6-cylinder and V8 engines. This particular car was originally built in the St. Louis, MO plant in the third week of February in 1965.

If you had ordered 1965 Impala SS Sport Coupe back then the base price was $2,839 for the six-cylinder and $2,947 for the V8.

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