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Chevrolet Impala SS 427

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Chevrolet Impala SS 427
Chevrolet Impala SS 427
Chevrolet Impala SS 427
Chevrolet Impala SS 427
When Chevrolet put the engine used in the Corvette in very nearly the same tune into the big Impala SS, the car's sheer size meant the result wasn't quite as dramatic.  It did, however, produce a high-speed cruiser with plenty of power to spare.

Type:  V8
Construction:  cast-iron block and cylinder heads
Valve gear:  2 valves per cylinder operated  by a single camshaft, pushrods and rockers
Bore & Stroke:  4.25in x 3.76in
Displacement:  427 cubic inch
Compression Ratio:  10.3:1
Induction System:  Single 4-barrel carb
Maximum Power:  385 bhp at 5,200 rpm
Maximum torque:  460 lb-ft at 3,400 rpm
M21 four speed manual
Box-section perimeter chassis with 2 door fastback hardtop body
Running Gear
Steering:  Recirculating ball
Front suspension:  Independent with wishbones, anti-roll bar, coil springs and telescopic shock absorbers
Rear suspension:  Live axle with four links, Panhard rod, coil springs and telescopic shocks
Brakes:  Discs 11 in. dia (front), Drums 11.0 in. dia. (rear) 
Wheels:  Steel discs, 6x15in diameter
Tires:  8.25x15in
Length:  213.2 inches
Width:  79.9 inches
Height:  55.4 inches
Wheelbase:  119 inches
Track:  62.5 inches (front), 62.4 inches (rear)
Weight:  3,835 lbs

Production Years:
1967, 1968

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