1969 Chevrolet Impala 427

If you like an unassuming car with brute power then look no further than this Ermine White 1969 Chevy Impala 4-door hardtop with a 427 V8.

1969 saw Chevrolet very busy building Impalas – 777,000 of them to be exact. However, only a small percentage of them were lucky enough to be fitted with a 427.

As you’d expect on an Impala, the triple taillight arrangement was once again one of the features that distinguished it from the lesser Biscayne and Bel Air models.

Rear view of a 69 Chevy Impala 4-door hardtop fitted with a 427
rear view

Full-size Chevrolets were the only cars in the line-up to receive substantial exterior changes during the ’69 model year. The new slab-sided bodies had grown an inch while retaining the wheelbase at 119 inches. Slight flaring at the wheel housings gave them a bit more of a sporty look.

black cloth and vinyl bench seat interior of a 1969 Impala
cloth and vinyl interior

The only small sign that this car has something a bit more special under the hood is the “427” badges on top of the side marker lights.

front view of a 1969 Impala showing the grille
front view

1969 saw Chevrolet change the base V8 of their full-size cars from a 307 to the 327 cubic inch Turbo-Fire outputting 325 horsepower – an increase of 35 horsepower. However, this car was ordered with the mighty 427 cubic inch Turbo-Jet. Paired with a Turbo Hydra-matic automatic transmission it was a $385 extra cost.

1969 Chevy 427 cubic inch V8
427 cubic inch V8

The Impala 4-door hardtop price started at $3,086 during the 1969 model year. This car also has air conditioning, power steering and power brakes which would have cost $384, $105 and $42 respectively when it was ordered new.

This 1969 Impala 427 is currently for sale on eBay. (follow the link for more photos)

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