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!
That was fast. Mere days after showing a Police Concept based on the 2015 Tahoe at the SEMA Show, Chevrolet has announced that it will build a PPV model based on the SUV to do battle with the Ford Police Interceptor Utility (Explorer) and Dodge Durango Special Service.
You'll recall that the Tahoe has been police staple for several years, predating both the Explorer and Durango police variants, so the fact that the new model would spawn a police variant is hardly surprising. Like the civilian model, the 2015 PPV benefits from a more efficient 5.3-liter, direct-injection V8 that pumps out 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque. It also features more high-strength steel, offering better crash protection, on top of optional safety items like lane departure warning, forward collision alert and a Safety Alert Seat.
The press release is rather light on police-specific items, aside from the auxiliary battery, which keeps the myriad of electronics in a modern police car running even when the engine isn't. Lightbars, 17-inch steel wheels on Goodyear Eagle RS-A tires and a push bar round out the mods for the Tahoe PPV. The cabin features a revised center console and room for laptop and other equipment mounts.
The backlash is beginning. Following General Motors' price hike of the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra last week, dealers across the country are expressing their ire over increasing prices in the face of rebates and discounts on trucks from Ford and Ram.
Speaking to Automotive News, Sam Pilato, the general manager at Dimmitt Chevrolet in Clearwater, FL, Silverados are "selling very poorly." W. Carrol Smith, the president of Monument Chevrolet in the heart of truck country, Texas, said, "[GM's] position is that the vehicle stands on its own and it doesn't need a bigger rebate. That's not what the market is telling us."
According to AN, that's the general attitude amongst Chevy and GMC dealers across the country, where the twin pickups are getting butchered in sales by competitors offering up to $9,000 off their sticker prices. Part of the problem for GM is that its trucks are arriving on the market near the end of the current F-150's lifecycle, a fact that Ford has taken advantage of.
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.