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AutoHunter Spotlight: 1960 Chevrolet Impala

Early Bow Tie muscle cruiser

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Featured on AutoHunter, the online auction platform driven by ClassicCars.com, is this 1960 Chevrolet Impala Sport Coupe that reeks of mid-sixties performance cruiser. It is powered by a 348cid V8 with tri-carb induction and backed by a TH400 three-speed automatic transmission. Features include power steering and brakes, vintage mags, and an upgraded AM/FM radio. Finished in copper and white over a matching vinyl and houndstooth cloth interior, this Impala comes from the selling dealer with a clear title.

The body has been refinished in Suntan Copper and Ermine White (code 970C). Features include bumper guards, white Impala side trim, and dual rear antennas. A walk-around video can be seen below.

A set of unpolished 15-inch American Racing Torq-Thrust II wheels are wrapped in BFGoodrich Radial T/A tires.

The cabin is furnished with a copper and white vinyl and houndstooth cloth seats plus copper door panels and trim. Features include power steering, column-mounted transmission shifter, and modern, digital AM/FM radio.

The instrument panel includes a 120-mph speedometer and gauges for the fuel level, oil pressure, coolant temperature, generator, and aftermarket tach. The odometer reads 87,857 miles.

Power is provided by the reportedly original 348cid big-block backed by a TH400 three-speed automatic upgrade. Engine features include tri-carb induction with a trio of chrome air cleaners, chrome valve covers, and electric windshield wipers.

This Impala is equipped with an independent front suspension and the reportedly original rear differential. Braking is provided by power four-wheel drums. A dual exhaust system exits at the rear.

The auction for this 1960 Chevrolet Impala Sport Coupe ends Tuesday, December 5, 2023, at 12:30 p.m. (MST)

Visit the AutoHunter listing for more information and photo gallery

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Diego Rosenberg
Diego Rosenberg
Lead Writer Diego Rosenberg is a native of Wilmington, Delaware and Princeton, New Jersey, giving him plenty of exposure to the charms of Carlisle and Englishtown. Though his first love is Citroen, he fell for muscle cars after being seduced by 1950s finned flyers—in fact, he’s written two books on American muscle. But please don’t think there is a strong American bias because foreign weirdness is never far from his heart. With a penchant for underground music from the 1960-70s, Diego and his family reside in the Southwest.

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