1966 Chevrolet Chevelle 300

2dr Sedan 8-cyl. 283cid/195hp 2bbl L32
$9,500 Avg. Value*

Model Overview

History of the 1966-1967 Chevrolet Chevelle

A modernized Chevelle body appeared for 1966 with hints of the trendy “Coke-bottle” shape that would emerge in full-force two years later. The coupe's “tunneled” rear glass was truly fresh, a styling trick that also blossomed in the Corvette ranks in 1968. The 300, Malibu and El Camino pecking order rolled over, as did most mechanicals, but the two-door station wagon variant did not return. Six-cylinder and V-8 lines also remained in place, with the latter again consisting of either 283- or 327-cid small-blocks.

The garden-variety Chevelle SS fitted with either six-cylinder or small-block power didn't return either, but that wasn't bad news. Beginning in 1966, it was big-block or no block for Super Sport lovers as the SS 396 Chevelle went from limited-edition showboat to mass-market muscle car. Cutting back in standard frills lowered the SS 396's price by roughly $1,500, surging production to more than 72,000. Optional front disc brakes and familiar Rally wheels appeared in 1967.

1966 Chevrolet Chevelle 300 Info

  • Body Styles
  • 2dr Sedan
  • 4dr Sedan
  • Engine Types
  • 6-cyl. 230cid/140hp 1bbl
  • 8-cyl. 327cid/350hp 4bbl L79
  • 8-cyl. 327cid/275hp 4bbl L30
  • 6-cyl. 194cid/120hp 1bbl
  • 8-cyl. 283cid/195hp 2bbl L32
  • 8-cyl. 283cid/220hp 4bbl L77
  • Additional Info
  • Curb Weight: 2895 lbs.
  • Length: 197 in.
  • Wheel Base: 115 in.
  • Number Produced
  • 28,600

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