1962 Chevrolet Impala
1962 Impala Super Sport
True Super Sport NOT A TRIBUTE (NOT).
Dual quad ( 2 4 barrel ) 409 big block car. The car was named after the African antelope, which also became the car's logo. The 3rd Generation 62’ model featured new "C" pillar styling. From 0-60 mph in 6.3 seconds (Motor Trend). Chevrolet’s Super Sport equipment option came out midyear for 1961, and included "SS" emblems applied to both the body and instrument panel, "spinner" style wheel covers, power front brakes with sintered metallic linings, heavy-duty suspension components, a 7,000-rpm tachometer.
Paint and exterior
Roman Red 2 stage professional paint job. Excellent lines, fit and gaps. One repaint original factory color, "convertible roof" styling HT.
Upholstery and interior
Red Bucket Seat Interior. Premium interior appointments including plusher Bucket Seats, Center Console and Rare Passenger Side SS Grab Bar.
Original Engine: Unknown
409-cubic-inch (6.7 L). Dual Quad 409 Big Block. 1/4 mile 12.9 seconds @ 112 mph. Air input was Improved with a new pair of cylinder heads that were fitted with larger 2.19-inch intake valves (versus the original 2.07-inch diameter), stiffer valve springs and forged aluminum pistons. A aluminum intake with a pair of 4 barrel carburetors. The official output of the 409 with two fours was 409 horsepower.
Wheels and tires
8.00-14 narrow-band whitewall tire on 14” steel wheels with SS hubcaps.
Power front disk brakes
Manual 4 speed