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December 9, 1969 – The first 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS LS6 is built
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December 9, 1969 – The first 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS LS6 is built

The pilot RPO LS6 Chevelle (Russo & Steele) For a short time, a certain spec of the 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle offered more horsepower than a Corvette of the same year, marking the first time any General Motors car out HP'd America's Sports Car. The absurdity began on this day 1969, when the earliest known RPO LS6 Chevelle SS rolled off the line at a Baltimore plant. A GM executive ordered it as a zone demonstrator, and when he received it, he found someone had scribbled two notes on the build sheet, "Pilot job" and "If it had wings it would fly." The latter is perhaps true. Under the hood sat a 454-ci Turbo-Jet LS6 V8 that cranked out 450 horsepower at 5,600 RPMs. Comparatively, that year's top Corvette initially had a 454-ci LS5 rated at 390 hp. A 460-hp Turbo-Jet 454 option soo...
For Sale: 1970 Chevy El Camino – $10K
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For Sale: 1970 Chevy El Camino – $10K

Chevrolet introduced the El Camino for the 1959 model year to compete with the Ford Ranchero. Ford's car/truck utility vehicle came to market two years prior and Chevy recognized its potential. Like the Ranchero, Chevy built it on an existing platform, the Biscayne B body two-door wagon platform. However, following the 1960 model year, Chevrolet pulled the El Camino from its lineup. Obviously that wasn't the end of the line for the vehicle. It returned in 1964, now based on the Chevelle. Fast forward six years and we get this 1970 Chevrolet El Camino for sale near Helena, Montana. While its Chevelle brethren commands a hefty price tag, this Elco is listed for just $10,000. Better yet, it's ready to go. Daily Driver El Camino? The seller doesn't offer a whole lot of informati...
August 2, 1967 – 1970 Chevelle Clay Model documented
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August 2, 1967 – 1970 Chevelle Clay Model documented

With the 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle being one of the most well-known and sought after muscle cars, it's funny to think what could have been. These shots from Super Chevy magazine, the first dated August 2, 1967, apparently offer a glimpse into the alternate designs the mid-sized muscle car could have carried for the 1970 model year. Is it just me, or does that first shot look more like a Monte Carlo or another heavy Chevy? In any case, we ended up with the iconic Chevelle we know today. What details catch your eye?
Dusty & Rusty: 1972 Malibu Chevelle for sale (runs) – $1,850
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Dusty & Rusty: 1972 Malibu Chevelle for sale (runs) – $1,850

I don't think I am alone when I say one of my dream cars is a Chevy Chevelle. Alas, the model I want (1970 454 SS, duh), has skyrocketed in value over the past 10 years, making this 1972 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu more akin to the size of my pocketbook. If you're willing to settle for a couple more doors and a few less cylinders, than this old rig might be right for you too. Let's take a peek at this four door Chevelle for sale, found on Craigslist in Aberdeen, South Dakota for a penny pinching $1,850. Introduced for 1964, the Chevrolet Chevelle was the only all new American car for the model year. With Pontiac unleashing the GTO shortly thereafter, the Chevelle marked Chevy's entrance into the emerging muscle car market when the marketing department slapped a Super Sport package on...

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