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1967 Chevy Chevelle SS 396

This is a genuine 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396 that was originally built in Atlanta, Georgia. This Granada Gold (code G) has its pedigree verified with the correct 138 VIN code.

This car is top-of-the-line for Chevelle and with its 396 cubic inch V8, she’s a beautiful beast. That power is paired up with a four-speed manual transmission.

The front of the original brochure confidently told us, “What you’ll see inside will probably bring on a severe compulsion to go driving. (If so, consider yourself a healthy, discriminating motorist.)”

Side view of a 67 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396
Great sporty lines!

The SS 396 was easy to spot against other Chevelles with it’s black accented grille with SS 396 badge, brightwork around the front and back wheel housing, simulated air intakes on the hood, body sill moldings and black painted rear cove with SS 396 medallion.

rear view of the 67 Chevelle SS396 by Chevrolet
rear view

Inside, Strato bucket seats and center console were widely installed on SS models but still an option.

Gorgeous 67 Chevelle interior with optional Strato bucket seats and center console.
Gorgeous interior with optional Strato bucket seats and center console.

A model in its own right from 1966 to 1968, the SS 396 then became an option package in 1969. Also, from 1966 if you wanted a Chevelle Super Sport it had to be a big block V8 – no sixes or small blocks were offered right up to 1971.

Standard for the Chevelle SS396 was the mighty 396 cubic inch Turbo-Jet V8 that came with a 3-speed manual transmission and output 325 horsepower. However, this car was chosen with the optional L34 396 that output 350 hp and would have cost an additional $105.

1967 Chevy 396 cubic inch V8 engine
396 V8

These engines were paired with a 3-speed manual transmission as standard. For $147 you could get a Turbo Hydra-matic automatic transmission with floor shifter or, as on this car, a 4-speed manual transmission for $105


Option Price
Power brakes $42
Power steering $84
Push-button AM/FM radio with front antenna $134
Strato bucket seats $111
Turbo-Hydramatic transmission (only with 396 engine) $147
Air Conditioning $356

The base price of a Chevelle SS 396 coupe was $2,835 with the convertible costing $3,033. Production totals were 59,685 for the coupe and just 3,321 convertibles built.

This ’67 Chevelle SS 396 is currently for sale on eBay. (follow the link for more photos)

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