Behold a machine that is truly ferocious in demeanor! The presence of a 496 cubic inch motor, bursting with 600 horsepower, should suffice to captivate your interest. Moreover, it has undergone a meticulous and expert restoration by D&D Rods in Sonora, California, resulting in an appearance that is simply captivating. An extensive collection of invoices corroborates the restoration process. Ascend to the throne of the urban jungle in this blazingly swift and impeccably sharp Chevelle. It’s both rapid and thunderous!

EXTERIOR: This vehicle is guaranteed to capture the attention of bystanders wherever it ventures! The tuxedo color scheme is both timeless and immensely sought-after. The Dover White paint was applied with extreme care, followed by sanding and polishing until achieving a lustrous and sleek finish. It gleams brilliantly. The black vinyl top has been replaced. All the body panels have been precisely aligned, and the doors shut as though on a new vehicle. It retains all its original glass, bumpers, and the majority of the chrome adornments. The blacked-out SS 396 grill, which seems to be freshly installed, matches superbly with the striking zapper 575 LED chrome projector headlights. The car boasts a fetching SS style dual bulge hood adorned with chrome inserts. Dual side-view mirrors have been installed. The car is fitted with aftermarket Hurst Vision rims and staggered wheels, measuring 295/50R15 at the rear and 235/60R15 at the front.

INTERIOR: Most components inside this cabin are brand new. The front bucket seats and rear bench seat have been reupholstered, offering substantial support. Seat belts have been installed throughout. The central console, which appears to be original and in excellent condition, now accommodates an aftermarket Sun tachometer, a B&M Street Bandit ratchet shifter, Vintage Air A/C controls, and a switch for the electronic exhaust dumps. The dashboard is new and includes Auto Meter gauges, a fresh dash pad, vents, and more. A triple gauge cluster has also been added below the dashboard. The steering column and SS steering wheel seem to be original equipment. It features a Kenwood CD/Bluetooth radio with a Rockford Fosgate amplifier, also enabling hands-free calling. The rear shelf is equipped with 6×9 speakers, and the kick panels house 5.5″ speakers. The vehicle has been completely rewired, including a new harness. The carpet, door panels, headliner, sun visors, and rearview mirror all appear new. The dome light is operational.

ENGINE COMPARTMENT: Nestled within this behemoth is a roaring 496 cubic inch engine with 600 horsepower, expertly assembled by B&R Machine in Stockton, California. It includes a plethora of aftermarket components such as a Holley 850 double pumper carburetor, Edelbrock performer RPM intake manifold, Edelbrock aluminum heads, stainless steel roller rockers, Comp Cams roller camshaft and lifters, and an MSD ignition. A high-performance racing aluminum radiator with dual electric fans enhances its capabilities. The builder has incorporated an abundant amount of chrome and polished stainless steel under the hood, including the air conditioning compressor, alternator, valve covers, air cleaner, serpentine drive system, pulleys, and brake master cylinder. The oil system has been enhanced with a Hamburger’s remote oil filter and pressure gauge. It also boasts modern power steering and a chrome power brake system. The wiper motor has been replaced, and the squirters are operational. The underside of the hood, fender wells, and firewall have all been neatly painted in semi-gloss black and present a polished appearance. New latch mechanisms and hinges, along with other hardware, have been installed. An Optima red top battery provides the necessary starting power.

TRUNK COMPARTMENT: The interior of the trunk lid is painted to match the body color. Reproduction stickers have been affixed. The weather stripping is newly replaced. The floor pan is solid and sports a painted spatter finish. The trunk is carpeted throughout and includes a full-sized spare tire and jack assembly, with the spare tire encased in a vinyl cover.

UNDERSIDE: This vehicle has benefited from a comprehensive ground-up restoration, and the undercarriage is meticulously detailed. All steering components, including the gearbox, were replaced during the restoration and are in prime condition. The center link is brand new. It is equipped with the F-41 suspension, which includes sway bars and boxed rear control arms. All springs and shocks have been replaced. It features power brakes with discs at the front and drums at the rear. All brake lines are fresh, and the emergency brake is operational. The exhaust system has been upgraded with long tube Hooker headers, electronic dumps, an h-pipe, Flowmaster mufflers, and OEM style oval SS exhaust tips. The exhaust system exhibits a dual personality; it sounds relatively subdued when the dumps are closed but becomes distinctly boisterous when opened. The fuel tank, along with straps and hardware, were all replaced during the restoration. Looking upwards at the engine, one can see a Moroso 6-quart oil pan and a high torque starter, with no visible leaks. The same applies to the Turbo 400 automatic transmission, which appears immaculate and is adorned with a finned aluminum pan and a chrome transmission shield. This transfers power to a 12 bolt Eaton posi rear end with 28 spline axles. The frame and floors are solid and have been neatly painted with satin black paint.

SERVICE: Our cadre of professional mechanics has conducted an exhaustive inspection of this vehicle, addressing various elements: the AC system has been charged, and the turn signals have been rewired.