The Paint: Original Color: Mulsanne Blue repainted in base/coat, clear/coat including repainted original white SS Stripes, and new white vinyl top.
The Engine: GM Performance ZZ 454 CID Crate Engine rated @ 440 Horsepower, with the equipment added to the engine, coated headers, electronic ignition, 700 cfm Holley carb. Aluminum intake manifold, power rating is over 500 horsepower.
The Transmission: GM 700R4 automatic with overdrive, rebuilt to withstand 700 horsepower. Floor console shift with correct shift quadrant.
The Differential: Original 12 bolt completely rebuilt with 3.42:1 gears and Posi-Traction,
The Interior: Originally white vinyl, completely restored using high quality materials as to original seat skins, door panels, seat buns, carpeting, dash, wind-lace, fasteners, clips, etc. Dyno mat throughout
The Suspension: CPP front tubular A, and lower control arms, and KYB shocks rear leaf with trailing arms, and air shocks.
“Wilwood” power front disc brakes
“Vintage Air” A/C, heat, and serpentine belt system
High performance Griffin radiator with thermostatically controlled dual fans
All instruments work including the clock
All lights work
Updated fuse block and circuit system
Very high quality dual exhaust system including electronically controlled 'Cut outs” and factory style “Sharks mouth” tips
17” American Racing polished 5 spoke wheels with Michelin radials all around
Every once in a blue moon, you come across a car that you really struggle to find something you don't like about it. Even if there was some little thing you could find, you look at the entire car, and any minute question of discontent just fades away...That is surely the case with this beautiful '72 Chevelle SS. The paint, the color of the paint, the interior, the engine and drive train, the undercarriage, all absolutely excellent!
This car was meticulously restored, and upgraded everywhere it counts. So much so, that if you can only have 1 car...This should be it! It's that nice!...Everywhere!
The engine looks as if it's sitting in a jewel box, but make no mistake, the Crate 454 will delight all of the senses once it jumps to life and you're behind the wheel. Right behind the engine is a very fine, strong, smooth shifting 700R4 automatic that just adds to the driving pleasure.
Dealing with traffic in today's world is something most all of us hate. However; if you're stuck in traffic sitting in this SS Chevelle, you just might enjoy it, as you have comfortable air conditioning and heat, and a cooling system on par with the big block.
One of life's great pleasures is driving a classic car that's easy and fun to drive. A classic car that when you're in it, everything works, has a solid feel, doesn't rattle and squeak, doesn’t emanate a deafening drone in your ears, and of course, has such performance that you just can't stop smiling.
That's pretty much everything we need..Isn't it?
The provenance this Chevelle has is just a bonus as every receipt for the build, the factory build sheet, and the factory window sticker are present and accompany the car.
Are you looking for a truly excellent example of a classic car? A muscle car? A clean, tight, investment grade collector car that will surely maintain, if not increase in value? If your reading this, and you're still not sure....You should be! This is one beautiful, amazing '72 Chevelle SS.