1970 Chevrolet

Chevelle

$99,500

1970 Chevrolet Chevelle

$99,500

Description

Here is a Rare Opportunity to Own 1 of 2144 Produced 1970 Chevelle SuperSport 396 L78 375 Horse Power with Build Sheet and Correct 1970 396 375HP Code CKO Big Block, Original M21 Muncie 4 Speed and Correct 3:55 12 Bolt Posi, Believed to be a 115,xxx Original Mile Car and Number 14 of 42 in the L78 Registry.. Has Correct Code 25 Astro Blue Exterior with White Stripes that is Rust-Free and Super Sharp, New Medium Blue Poly Bench Seat Interior with Original Muncie Shifter, Has F41 Suspension that has been Recently Rebuilt Front to Back with Power Steering added for more Comfort and Driving Ability, Floor Pans are Solid, Chrome and Stainless is Excellent, Glass is Crystal Clear, Motor has Recently been Freshened "Have Receipts" with around 200 Miles, has Factory Power Front Disc Brakes that have been Completely Gone Through and Stops on a Dime, Correct 14 Inch SS Wheels with Like New BFG's, Runs, Drives, Performs and Looks Outstanding Inside and Out.. Do your Research and you will see that L78's are More Rare than a LS6 and this one is a Fine Example of a Collector Quality Registered Numbers Matching L78.

Full walkaround with Steve Magnante: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Z6UHmDm41c&t=42s

L78 Info via wikipedia:

The second-generation Chevrolet Big-Block engine was introduced at the 1963 Daytona 500 as the Mark II. The block entered production in mid 1965 as the Mark IV 396 cu in (6.5 L) "Turbo-Jet," phasing out the first-generation W-series Big-Block. In its first year the 396 was available as the L78 option in Corvettes and full-sized (Impala, Bel Air, Biscayne) models, and as the L37 in the intermediate (Chevelle) model. These engines differed only in that the L78 had a solid-lifter camshaft, while the L37 had a hydraulic lifter cam shaft.

In 1966 the L78 was available exclusively in the intermediate line. For 1967 the engine was additionally available in Chevrolet's new pony car, the Camaro. The following year the motor became available in the compact Chevy II also.

For the 1970 model year the 396 was bored 0.03 in (0.76 mm), resulting in a 402 cu in (6.6 L) engine. Despite this, the motor was still badged as a 396. 1970 was also the final production year for the L78. Although 1970 LS6 Chevelles are generally more collectible today, 1970 L78 Chevelles are in fact rarer (4,475 units versus 2,144).

Between 1966 and 1969 the L78 was the highest-horsepower engine available in Chevrolet's intermediate line via a Regular Production Option (RPO). Despite this, in 1969 an L72 427 cu in (7.0 L), 425 hp (317 kW) engine could be ordered in an intermediate via a Central Office Production Order (COPO). This option bypassed a rule that existed prior to 1970 wherein intermediate models were restricted to engines with displacements less than 400 cu in (6.6 L). Only 323 of these cars were produced. With the lifting of the restriction in 1970 and the introduction of the 454, the COPO option in Chevelles was discontinued.

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Highlights

  • Matching numbers L78
  • Build sheet
  • 4- Speed
  • 12 bolt
  • Original color combination,
  • Frame off restoration