For Sale By:Private Seller
Interior Color: Tan
Number of Cylinders: 8
Model: Bel Air/150/210
Drive Type: AUTOMATIC
Exterior Color: Red
Antioch, California, United States
YOU GET 2 CARS AT 1 LOW PRICE, A SWEET 1962 IMPALA WAGON, HARD TO FIND THIS CLEAN, THIS WAGON IS BAD-ASS, IT AINT A TRAILER QUEEN BUT ITS NICE, TO MUCH NEW STUFF TO LIST, ITS BAGGED ALL THE WAY AROUND W/ CORNERS, AUTOMATIC, 350/ 350, POWER BRAKES, W/CHROME BOOSTER AND MASTER CYLINDER, 18" COYS UP FRONT , 20" IN BACK, KILLER SOUND SYSTEM, NEW HEADLINER, THE REAR ELECTRIC WINDOW EVEN GOES UP NICE AND SMOOTH, AFTERMAKET GAUGES,DUAL EXHAUST W/GLASS PACKS, AND NEW BELLFLOWER TIPS, THE BACK TAILGATE TRIM WAS JUST HAND POLISHED, WHAT A PAIN IN THE -ASS, NEW TILT COLUMN, AND STEERING WHEEL, VERY NICE, AND YOU ALSO GET A 1963 , BOTH CARS ARE HEAD TURNERS ALL DAY LONG. 2ND CAR IS A CHEVY BEL-AIR, POWER STEERING, FRESH 350 SMALL BLOCK, AUTOMATIC, 2 SPEED POWER GLIDE, DRUM BRAKES, VERY NICE HEAD TURNING DAILY DRIVER, NOT A HIGH END SHOW CAR, BUT A RELIABLE GOOD RUNNING THUMBS UP CAR. OVER $3500.0 HAS BEEN SPENT ON MODIFICATIONS IN THE PAST 2 MONTHS.CAR IS BEING SOLD AS IS, BUYER RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL SHIPPING AND INSPECTION FEE'S. FULL PAYMENT DUE WITHIN 10 DAYS CLOSE OF AUCTION.thanks!
Our apologies to those who've seen this before, but for the rest of the class, how awesome are these pictures of the Vert-A-Pac shipping system General Motors came up with to ship the Chevrolet Vega back in the 1970s? Developed along with Southern Pacific Railroad, GM was able to double the amount of Vega models it could ship by packing them into the unique storage cars vertically.
At the time, rail cars could fit 15 vehicles each, but Chevrolet was able to lower shipping costs by making it possible to ship 30 Vegas per rail car, in turn allowing the price of the Vega to remain as low as possible. Each rail car had 30 doors that would fold down so that a Vega could be strapped on, and then a forklift would come along and lift the door into place. All the cars were positioned nose down, and since they were shipped with all of their required fluids, certain aspects had to be designed specifically for this type of shipping, including an oil baffle in the engine, a special battery and even a repositioned windshield washer reservoir. See for yourself in our image gallery above.
While most of the world is still coming down from all the hype surrounding the debut of the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray at the Detroit Auto Show earlier this month, we're already looking to the future. And according to Autoweek, the next chapter in the C7 story will unfold at the Geneva Motor Show in March. That's right, General Motors is reportedly using the Swiss stage as its venue to debut the Corvette Stingray convertible.
If this strikes you as odd, you aren't alone. After all, with a car that's such an American icon, we'd fully expect Chevrolet to unveil it here on our shores in either Chicago or New York. But according to Autoweek, GM is looking to boost export sales of its halo car, and since the C7 was engineered to compete with the world's best and brightest, showing it off in Geneva is somewhat of a smart move. What's more, those with sharp memories will recall that GM used the Geneva expo to debut the sixth-generation C6 Corvette convertible back in March 2004, so there's also a precedent.
Details surrounding the Corvette Stingray convertible are still slim, though we fully expect the 6.2-liter V8 and choice of either six-speed automatic or seven-speed manual transmissions to carry over unchanged. Prototypes spotted on the road showed the car fitted with a cloth convertible roof, as well.
It won't be long before we see the official, production-ready Chevrolet SS sedan (hint: it will be revealed this weekend). And to tide us over until all of the official details are released about the US-spec version, we have this: the Holden VF Commodore SS V show car, a performance-oriented brother to the Calais V that debuted earlier in the week.
What we really want to know about the SS V is what lies underhood, but General Motors' Australian arm is keeping that under wraps until the Chevy model breaks cover this weekend. Nevertheless, it's obvious that the SS V will be a serious performer, with all sorts of aggressive cues driving that home on the car's exterior. Take a look at those 20-inch billet aluminum wheels that hide big Brembo brake calipers up front, the sculpted hood and front fascia, the wide air intakes with LED running lights and the quad exhaust pipes out back. It's like the Pontiac G8 GXP never even left us.
Inside, there's a sporty-looking interior with aluminum accents that mix in with black leather and suede surfaces, all tied together in the middle with an eight-inch MyLink touchscreen infotainment system. It looks great, and again, while we don't know anything regarding powertrain details, it makes us oh-so happy to see a manual shifter smack dab in the middle of the center console.