[Staff, 2022-12-15 05:00:00,
A well-preserved, range-topping, 1968 Chevy Impala with a 427 Big Block sounds like the find of the decade
A front 3/4 shot of an Ash Gold 1968 Chevrolet SS 427 Custom Coupe
It doesn’t seem like classic American muscle cars will go out of style anytime soon. While the 1960s Chevrolet Impala is classified as a full-size model, which automatically deprives it of muscle car status, it can still pack plenty of muscle under the hood, depending on the version. This 1968 model, listed for sale on classiccars.com, is certainly in the gusto group since it comes with the 427 Big Block V-8. Although the engine is what makes this one special, there are plenty of rare features that make this numbers-matching, Chevy SS 427 an American classic desired by collectors.
A Muscle Car Disguised As A Grand Tourer
a side profile shot of an Ash Gold 1968 Chevrolet SS 427 Custom Coupe
The American muscle car formula is fairly simple. A manufacturer takes its biggest engine available and shoves it in the smallest car possible. Sometimes, a manufacturer would even throw in a heavy-duty suspension or more aggressive gear ratios. The Impala was never meant to be a muscle car, but the 427 cubic-inch (7.0-liter) unit that works in this ’68 Custom coupe suggests otherwise. This particular example…
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