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For 1968, Chevrolet sold around 710,900 examples of their Impala, making it their most popular and top-selling full-size vehicle. The design was similar to the full-size cars, except that a new formal-top roofline treatment was available. Bodystyles was extensive, including a sedan and hardtop sedan, Formal Top coupe, hardtop coupe, convertible, and 6- and 9-passenger station wagons. Pricing ranged from $2,850 - $3,360. Impala's came with a Deluxe steering wheel, door and window frame moldings, ignition switch and luggage lights. They also had foam seat cushions in both the front and the rear. The convertibles had courtesy lights, all-vinyl upholstery and carpeting on lower door panels. Impala Sport Coupe models had thin metal rocker panel accent moldings below its doors along with metal wheel lip trim. The Super Sport and SS-427 equipment package were also available. The Impala Super Sport (RPO Z03) included special all-vinyl interior, Strato-Bucket seats, and center console. The RPO Z24 Impala SS-427 included Red Stripe tires, ornamentation, special suspension, 15-inch wheels, and a 385HP V8.

Around 24,730 Impala's were given the convertible bodystyle. The majority of Impala's came equipped with V8 engines. Just 7,700 were given an overhead valve six-cylinder engine rated at 155 horsepower. A 307 cubic-inch V8 offered 200 horsepower and the RPO L36 Turbo-Jet V8 brought the horsepower figure up to 385. A RPO L72 Turbo-Jet V8, adding an additional $542 to the cost of the vehicle, brought the figure up to 425 horsepower.

By Daniel Vaughan | Feb 2013
Series 64 Convertible
Chassis Num: 164678F218207
 
Sold for $23,100 at 2013 Russo & Steele.
This 1968 Chevrolet Impala Convertible is powered by a 396 big-block V8 with the turbo Hydramatic 3-speed automatic transmission. It is also equipped with factory Air Conditioning.

In 2013, this car was offered for sale at the Russo & Steele auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. As bidding came to a close, this vehicle was sold for the sum of $23,100 inclusive of buyer's premium.

By Daniel Vaughan | Feb 2013
Series 64 Station Wagon
Chassis Num: 164358C136572
 
Sold for $13,750 at 2013 Russo & Steele.
1968 Chevrolet Impala Station Wagon has a 327 rebuilt engine with several modifications and upgrades. There is a TH400 with mild shift kit. Many other modifications and changes have been made to the vehicle. In 2013, this car was offered for sale at the Russo & Steele auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. As bidding came to a close, this vehicle was sold for the sum of $13,750 inclusive of buyer's premium.
By Daniel Vaughan | Feb 2013
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