1968 Chevelle Malibu 327-4 barrel V-8 350 hp, 2-dr hardtop

1968 Chevrolet Chevelle

Make: Chevrolet
Model: Chevelle
SubModel: Malibu
Type: 2-door hardtop
Year: 1968
Mileage: 1,100
VIN: 136378Z135348
Color: Ash Gold Irid/Palomino Ivory
Engine: 327 V-8 350 hp
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Ash Gold Irid
Drive side: Left-hand drive
Safety: Front seat belts-headrests, rear seat belts
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Suffern, New York, United States
Power Brakes, Power Steering, Air Conditioning
Cassette Player

Description for Chevrolet Chevelle 1968

This seller, a father and son, took up rebuilding Chevy small-block V-8 engines in the early 1970s. A love affair began with these most successful engines. They came from the factory with many different options - enough to accomodate the broadest range of tastes - from hot-rodding to granny's trips to the grocery store. The drive train was at ease if a boat trailer was in tow, and the Power-Glide 2-speed transmission would shift at a comfortable 16 mph into the high gear. If the driver "sat on the accelerator" it would do 0 - 60 mph with the driver pinned to the back of the seat. The owner-driver could tune it using an allen wrench and a match-book cover if so inclined. The body styles with colors and interiors to suit any taste made this automobile famously popular from the introduction of that engine in the 1955 models. The "Average Jeanny or Joe" now had an affordable vehicle with wondrous options. If s/he could afford a few extras, no one outclassed that class any longer. The Malibu was discontinued in the early 1970s - a 15-year buzz and a delight for the Chevrolet Motor Division of General Motors. Has there been anything to equal it since? This car belongs in an Automobile Museum but it's too much fun to drive, especially in good surroundings with the windows down.