2dr Hardtop Coupe 8-cyl. 283cid/195hp 2bbl L32
$13,000 Avg. Value*

Model Overview

History of the 1965-1970 Chevrolet Impala

New for the 1965 Impala lineup was another special package, this one created for the four-door hardtop. Called the Caprice Custom Sedan option, this deal included a stiffened frame, revised suspension, black accents front and rear, and special trim and wheelcovers. The Caprice nameplate adorned a complete new model line beginning in 1966.

Still available for all Chevys, the famed 409 V-8 appeared briefly for one last run before being superseded midyear by the division's new Mk IV big-block V-8, a 396-cid beast that made 425 horses in top form in 1965. Beneath Caprice hoods, the optional 396 was rated at 325 horsepower. Both the 396 and its 427-cube Mk IV running mate were available for the 1966 Impala SS. A specially packaged SS 427 Impala debuted in 1967 and carried on alone after the base Super Sport was discontinued in 1968. Chevy offered its last full-sized SS 427 in 1969. The original Impala run ended in 1985.

1965 Chevrolet Impala Info

  • Body Styles
  • 2dr Convertible
  • 2dr Hardtop Coupe
  • 4dr Hardtop Sedan
  • 4dr Sedan
  • 4dr Station Wagon, 3-Seat
  • 4dr Station Wagon, 2-Seat
  • Engine Types
  • 8-cyl. 409cid/340hp 4bbl L33
  • 6-cyl. 250cid/150hp 1bbl
  • 6-cyl. 230cid/140hp 1bbl
  • 8-cyl. 396cid/325hp 4bbl L35
  • 8-cyl. 327cid/250hp 4bbl L30
  • 8-cyl. 327cid/250hp 4bbl
  • 8-cyl. 327cid/300hp 4bbl L74
  • 8-cyl. 409cid/400hp 4bbl L31
  • 8-cyl. 283cid/195hp 2bbl L32
  • 8-cyl. 283cid/220hp 4bbl L77
  • 8-cyl. 396cid/425hp 4bbl L78
  • Additional Info
  • Curb Weight: 3385 lbs.
  • Length: 213.1 in.
  • Wheel Base: 119 in.
  • Standard Equipment
  • 3-Speed Manual Transmission
  • Bench Seat
  • Heater/Defroster
  • Seat Belts
  • Number Produced
  • 803,400

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