1960 Chevrolet Impala Convertible
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Year
1960
Make
Chevrolet
Model
Impala Convertible
Odometer Reads
69,352
Stock #
8714

Engine & Drivetrain

Engine Type
Gasoline
Engine Size
283 V8
Fuel Delivery System Type
Single 4 Barrel
Transmission Type
Powerglide automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
Horsepower
170

Body

Body Color
Roman Red
Doors
2
Body Style
Convertible
Front Tire Specification
Wide Whitewall Radial
Rear Tire Specification
Wide Whitewall Radial

Interior

Interior Color
Red & White Houndstooth
Seating Type
Bench With Column Shift
Seat Material
Vinyl & Cloth
Shifter Type
Column

283 CID V8 - 2BBL - Powerglide Auto. - P.S. - P.Top - WWW Radials - Has Skirts

This 1960 Chevrolet Impala Convertible is a great looking and wonderfully running and driving convertible! When Chevrolet debuted its passenger car lineup for 1960, they sported a completely new redesign from the previous year. Sitting atop of Chevy's passenger car hierarchy was the Impala, with with the Impala Convertible being the pinnacle. At the nose, the new-look grilles were now oval shaped and had dual enclosed headlights. New jet-inspired side trim ran from the doors through the rear, replacing the straight style trim in 1959. Perhaps the most notable stylistic change occurred at the tail of the '60 Impala, where the tailfins were flatter and more reserved. Moreover, the famous "cat-eye" taillights from '59 were replaced in 1960 with the triple style taillights that were carried forward in the Impala models through the mid-60s. Interestingly, the Impala Convertible was the only convertible in Chevy's '60 lineup that could seat more than 2 passengers, which made it and continues to make it one of the most desirable Chevrolets of the time. This particular '60 Impala comes to us from a collector whose family kept the car in their family for over 30 years. Powering this '60 Impala is a 283 Cubic Inch V8 engine paired with a single 2 barrel carburetor that pushed out 170 horsepower when new. The 283 V8 is backed by a Powerglide automatic transmission ensuring that anybody can take this 60s cruiser for a spin around the block. Exhaust exits the 283 V8 powerplant via a dual exhaust setup which gives this convertible a nice throaty sound. With power steering getting in and out of tight spaces at the local car show or drive-in is made much easier. The white vinyl power convertible top is in fantastic condition and goes up and down with the simple flick of a switch. The exterior on this Impala has been refinished correctly in beautiful Roman Red paint, giving the car a truly classic appearance. A pair of matching fender skirts are included with the sale of this '60 Chevy. A set of wide whitewall radial tires paired with full wheel covers improves the overall driving experience and tastefully completes the exterior look of this Impala Convertible. The interior on this '60 Impala Convertible is absolutely stunning! The front and rear bench seats have been reupholstered in Red and White vinyl with Red and White Houndstooth cloth inserts. The dash, door panels, and steering wheel all have a great look and appear to be in their stock configuration. The dash is equipped with a 120 MPH speedometer, temperature gauge, fuel gauge, and clock, along with indicator lights for the generator and oil pressure. This Impala retains its stock push-button AM radio and a cassette player is mounted neatly under the dash as well. Whether you are buying your first classic car or you're adding to you existing Chevy collection, this 1960 Chevrolet Impala Convertible would make an excellent choice. Give us a call today!

Engine Size
283 V8
Transmission Type
Powerglide automatic
Body Style
Convertible
Body Color
Roman Red
Interior Color
Red & White Houndstooth
Odometer Reads
69,352
Stock #
8714

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$835.56

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