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1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Super Sport

Award Winning Chevelle SS 454 LS5 V8 M22 Rock Crusher 4 Speed 12 Bolt 3.31 PS
Stock #
135325
Body Style
Hardtop
Engine
454 LS5 V8
Exterior Color
Tuxedo Black
Interior Color
Red
Miles
86502

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1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Super Sport Black For Sale
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  • 454 cubic inch LS5 V8
  • F41 heavy duty suspension
  • Correct Tuxedo Black paint
  • Muncie M22 Rock Crusher 4-speed manual transmission
  • Power steering
  • Correct Medium Red interior
  • 12-bolt posi-traction axle / 3.31 gears
  • Power front disc and rear drum brakes
  • Winner of multiple Super Chevy awards

SUMMARY

  • Rotisserie restoration completed in 2007
  • Winner of multiple Super Chevy awards
  • 454 cubic inch LS5 V8
  • Muncie M22 Rock Crusher 4-speed manual transmission
  • Correct Tuxedo Black paint
  • Correct Medium Red interior
  • Sale includes restoration photos and restoration receipts
  • 12-bolt rear axle / Posi-traction differential / 3.31 gears
  • Power steering / Power front disc and rear drum brakes
  • F41 Sports Suspension

If you grew up around a set of wrenches, you know nothing screams “MUSCLE CAR!” louder than a Chevelle SS454. And even though the Mopar camp does a pretty good job of representing brute force, and the blue oval boys had their fair share of big engine glory, terms like “LS5”, “big block” and “Super Sport” are probably some of the first sounds you remember hearing. Thankfully the significance of those terms only grows with time and education, making cars like this impressive LS5-equipped Chevelle all the more desirable. And presently, decked in classic white on black war paint, this award-winning Chevy is the product of an extensive, body-off restoration that fostered a return to factory glory and then some. If you’re looking to own one of the world’s most sought after muscle cars, this show stopping Super Sport is sorted, polished and ready to please!

BODYWORK/TRIM

Hailing from GM’s acclaimed Kansas City manufacturing facility, this stunning LS5 Super Sport is the beneficiary of a high quality, body-off restoration that’s so nice it schools factory survivors. After professional metalwork, which resulted in a straight and solid profile, the car’s panels were layered in correct Tuxedo Black basecoat, accented with Classic White rally stripes and sealed in a thick clearcoat shell. Once that clearcoat was allotted sufficient drying time, its surfaces were sanded and buffed into a ripple-free finish that’s literally as smooth as glass. And today, this top dog Chevelle sits as a spectacular piece of iconic American muscle that’s detailed to better-than-new standards.

Many enthusiasts believe the ’70 Chevelle introduced a host of excellent refinements that transformed the ‘good’ design of Chevrolet’s ’69 model into something ‘great’. At the front of this sinister coupe, a familiar crossbar grille hangs a prominent “SS” emblem between a small “CHEVELLE” script, four stainless-trimmed T3s and a fresh chrome bumper. Above that bumper, a functional cowl induction hood anchors rebuilt hide-a-way wipers between new glass, traditional lanyards and pristine stainless trim. At the base of that trim, bright “SS454” badges combine with straight wheel frames, traditional door handles and a flashy chrome mirror to add visual detail to the car’s liquid smooth profile. And at the back of that profile, a second chrome bumper centers a black Super Sport inlay between clear brake lights, a classy “Chevelle by Chevrolet” emblem and spotless stainless exhaust tips.

ENGINE

In 1970, if you wanted a top-of-the-line Chevelle, you had two options. You could order an LS6 car and put up with a moody, uncivilized big block that didn’t like running accessories. Or you could order an LS5 car and have a nicely optioned, well-rounded performer that stomped pretty much anything on the street. Either way you’d have an awesome ride, but the irony of the situation is: LS5 cars are actually RARER than LS6 cars! Rolling out of the factory with an impressive 360 horsepower and massive 500 lb./ft. of torque, this Chevelle’s correct LS5 454 is fully rebuilt and ready for show. At the top of the big engine, a functional cowl induction system forces wind into a single-snorkel air cleaner that’s cinched to a familiar Quadrajet carburetor. At the sides of that carburetor, mirror-like valve covers loom new Packard TV R Suppression cables above correct heads and fully restored exhaust manifolds. At the back of those manifolds, a traditional points distributor stands between a new wiper motor and fresh Delco Moraine brake booster. Opposite that booster, a shrouded radiator circulates water through new GM hoses and reproduction tower clamps. And at the side of those clamps, a fresh Delco Energizer jolts a newly rebuilt alternator. Naturally, the car’s Satin Black engine bay and Chevy Orange block are highlighted by a series of factory-accurate markings. And all of the engine’s belts, hardware and stainless lines are in the kind of excellent, showroom-fresh condition that ensures big points and great performance.

DRIVETRAIN/SUSPENSION

In case you’re wondering, the bottom of this Chevelle is just as clean and correctly restored as its straight body panels and pristine engine bay. The car’s rust-free floors are covered in slick Red Oxide. Its fully restored F41 heavy duty suspension, which includes thicker coils, heavy duty shocks, a larger diameter front sway bar, a standard rear sway bar, boxed rear control arms and upper rear cross braces, appears to be in better-than-new condition. Behind the big block, a rugged Muncie Rock Crusher twists power to a 12-bolt, posi-traction rear axle that’s built around familiar, 3.31 gears. At the sides of that drivetrain, a chambered, true-dual exhaust system funnels charred dinos through small resonators and spotless stainless tips. At the sides of that exhaust, power front disc and rear drum brakes combine with traditional power steering to provide modern handling ability. At the sides of those brakes, attractive Super Sport wheels spin great looking F70-14 Goodyear Polyglas Custom Wide Treads around clean, “SS” branded center caps. And while this Chevy’s specs sound pretty straight forward, the quality of its restoration is simply remarkable!

INTERIOR

Featuring a host of new components, and decked in what is arguably one of the coolest colors offered for the 1970 model year, this Chevelle’s correctly restored GM code 787 Medium Red interior is both inviting and unique. Its slick bench seats are firm to the touch, showing no signs of detrimental wear and tear. In front of those seats, a familiar Super Sport dash hangs deluxe telemetry above a correct Delco radio and new Auto Meter accessory gauges. Below that dash, clean red carpet centers a chrome Muncie shifter between Fisher sills and thick, color-keyed floor mats. At the sides of that carpet, pick-free door panels align spotless stainless trim and requisite “SS” emblems on bright chrome handles and pliable red armrests. In front of the driver, a simple, “SS” branded steering wheel keeps everything pointed straight. And behind the passengers, a fully restored trunk anchors a full-size spare and correct jack assembly between a new mat and fresh decklid decals.

AWARDS

Naturally, this pristine Super Sport is the recipient of many distinguished awards. Here’s a detailed list of the plaques included with our sale:

  • Show Class Outstanding Award from the 2013 Memphis Super Chevy Show
  • Spinner Concours Silver Award from the 2010 Super Chevy Chevy/Vettefest
  • Class Winner Award from the 2008 Memphis Super Chevy Show
  • Car Show Editor’s Choice Award from the 2007 Tulsa Super Chevy Show
  • Class Winner Award from the 2007 Tulsa Super Chevy Show

OUR SALE INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTATION

  • Restoration receipts
  • Restoration photos

At roughly half the cost and twice the fun of a numbers matching piece, this killer Chevelle is the total package! With a powerful 454, a tough Muncie Rock Crusher and a first class restoration, it’s a fully-sorted classic that virtually spells the term “bragging rights”. If you’re ready to add some fresh firepower to your automotive arsenal, don’t miss the chance to take home this storied Chevrolet legend!

Basic

Year
1970
Make
Chevrolet
Secondary Make
n/a
Model Name
Chevelle
Secondary Model
Super Sport
Vehicle Type
Passenger Car
Hobby Segment
Muscle Car
Mileage
86502

Engine / Transmission

Engine Type
Gasoline
Engine Size
454 LS5 V8
Engine Number
n/a
Heads
Stock
Fuel Specification
n/a
Fuel Delivery System Type
Single 4 Barrel
Transmission Type
4 Speed Manual
Transmission Spec
Muncie M22
Transmission Number
n/a

Misc

Entertainment System Type
AM Radio
Battery Location
RH Engine Compartment
Battery Shut Off
n/a
Battery Charger
n/a
Power Steering
Yes
Air Conditioning
No

Interior

Interior Color
Red
Seating Type
Bench
Seat Material
Vinyl
Shifter Type
Floor
Center Console
No

Body

Body Style
Hardtop
Doors
2
Safe Body Color
Tuxedo Black
Paint Type
Basecoat/Clearcoat
Stripes
Yes

Chassis

Front Suspension Type
Double A-arm
Rear Suspension Type
4-Link
Axle Specification
12 Bolt 3.31 Posi
Front Wheel Specification
14"
Rear Wheel Specification
14"
Front Tire Specification
F70-14
Rear Tire Specification
F70-14
Front Brakes Specification
Power Disc
Rear Brakes Specification
Power Drum
Spare
n/a
Exhaust Type
Dual Exhaust
Muffler Type
n/a

History

Restoration Status
Restored
Mileage Since Restoration
150
Awards Summary
  • Show Class Outstanding — 2013 Memphis Super Chevy Show.
  • Spinner Concours Silver — 2010 Super Chevy Chevy/Vettefest.
  • Class Winner — 2008 Memphis Super Chevy Show.
  • Car Show Editor’s Choice — 2007 Tulsa Super Chevy Show.
  • Class Winner — 2007 Tulsa Super Chevy Show.
Historical Documents Summary
* Owner's manual * Restoration receipts. * Restoration photos. * Service record

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