Chevrolet Chevelle SS396 

  • $2k built in USA
  • 1968
  • 375 HP 6.5L
 
Chevrolet continued the Chevelle SS with the introduction of the 'pop bottle' generation in 1968.
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Data points Key details of the Chevrolet Chevelle SS396

Price

Chevelle SS396
$2k
Impala SS
$3k

Number built

Chevelle SS396
3,008 cars
Impala SS
n.d.

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Chevrolet Chevelle SS396

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Now a fastback, the most potent model was the L78 V8 which was rated at 375 bhp.
Chevrolet continued the Chevelle SS with the introduction of the 'pop bottle' generation in 1968.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Chevrolet
Price $2,472
Type of car Production car
Year 1968
Highest auction price $93k, January 2007
Number built 3,008 cars

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 3 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 2.2:1
  2. 2: 1.64:1
  3. 3: 1.28:1
  4. 4: 1:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 356/? 152
Rear wheels 356/? 152

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 8.93 lb/hp
Maximum hp 375 HP @ 5,600 RPM
Maximum torque 415 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,489 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Bore/stroke 4.09 in / 3.76 in

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,350 lb
Width 75 in
Height 52.8 in
Length 197 in
Front track width 58 in
Wheelbase 115 in
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