’64 CHEVY IMPALA SS409: SHE’S REAL FINE!

Michael Brown waited 50 years after hearing the Beach Boys ‘409’ to purchase the car that he promised himself he would own one day.  And, it was worth waiting for. For car guys, one of the most memorable cuts of the Beach Boys’ Surfin’ Safari album, is unquestionably, 409. That was 1962 and in 2012 Michael Brown treated himself to this stunning four-speed 409/425 ’64 Impala with 4.56 Posi rear. Dream realized. Michael Brown is probably best known in the Corvette community for his ...
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’62 CHEVY SS409 IMPALA: LIGHTWEIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT!

Anyone could order a 409 Impala in 1962; just 18 racers ordered the purpose-built lightweight version. It's in original condition and fully documented. 
Chevy introduced its W-series cast-iron engine family in 1958 as a performance step-up over the popular 283-inch small-block V-8. The first “W” was a 348-inch powerplant that could be fitted with Tri-Power, rated at 315 horsepower. On December 17, 1960, Chevy announced it was enlarging the 348 engine to 409 cubic inches and would offer the...
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