1968 Chevrolet Impala Series

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

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Noted as one of Chevrolets most historic vehicles, the Impala has been an American legend for decades. Setting a standard in comfort and value, the Impala seemed to set the bar for the American muscle car. A full-size sedan built by the Chevrolet division of General Motors, the Impala was introduced for the 1958 model year. The Impala was Chevrolets priciest passenger model through 1965 and became....
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Considered to be ‘the best selling full-size car in the U.S., in 1960 the Chevy Impala was designed and built by the Chevrolet division of General Motors. Originating as a sports coupe, the Impala began as a dreamcar for the 1956 General Motors Motorama. The name Impala originated from a southern African antelope known for its speed and prowess. Introduced in 1958, the Impala was developed by....
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1968 Vehicle Profiles

1968 Chevrolet Impala Series vehicle information

Series 64 Convertible

Chassis Num: 164678F218207

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. ....[continue reading]

1968 Chevrolet Impala Series vehicle information

Series 64 Station Wagon

Chassis Num: 164358C136572

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 ....[continue reading]

1968 Chevrolet Impala Series vehicle information

Series 64 Station Wagon

Chassis Num: 164358F230794

This Chevrolet Impala Wagon is powered by a matching numbers L35 396 CID offering 325 horsepower. It has a turbo Hydra-Matic transmission, 12-bolt rear end, rare V55 GM luggage race, and 15-inch wheels. In the front are bumper guards, there is a powe....[continue reading]

Series 64 Convertible
Chassis #: 164678F218207 
Series 64 Station Wagon
Chassis #: 164358C136572 
Series 64 Station Wagon
Chassis #: 164358F230794 

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Price Comparison

1968 Impala Series
$3,355-$166,900
1968 Chevrolet Impala Series Price Range: $2,660 - $3,355

$2,600 - $3,797
$2,630 - $3,240

Model Year Production

#1#2#3Chevrolet
1973Chevrolet (2,579,509)Ford (2,349,815)Fiat (1,390,251)2,579,509
1972Chevrolet (2,420,564)Ford (2,246,563)Fiat (1,368,216)2,420,564
1971Ford (2,054,351)Chevrolet (1,830,319)Volkswagen (1,128,784)1,830,319
1970Ford (2,096,184)Chevrolet (1,451,305)Volkswagen (1,193,853)1,451,305
1969Chevrolet (2,092,947)Ford (1,826,777)Volkswagen (1,241,580)2,092,947
1968Chevrolet (2,139,290)Ford (1,753,334)Volkswagen (1,191,854)2,139,290
1967Chevrolet (2,206,639)Ford (1,730,224)Toyota (1,068,321)2,206,639
1966Ford (2,212,415)Chevrolet (2,206,639)Volkswagen (1,168,146)2,206,639
1965Chevrolet (2,375,118)Ford (2,170,795)Volkswagen (1,174,687)2,375,118
1964Chevrolet (2,318,619)Ford (1,594,053)Toyota (1,068,321)2,318,619
1963Chevrolet (2,237,201)Ford (1,525,404)Fiat (957,941)2,237,201

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