1960 Chevrolet Impala Restomod Hardtop with Modern Touches

Mar 11, 2024 2 min read
1960 Chevrolet Impala Restomod Hardtop with Modern Touches

It's a head turner.

In the world of classic cars, the seamless blend of vintage charm with modern technology represents the pinnacle of automotive restoration and customization. This 1960 Chevrolet Impala Restomod Hardtop exemplifies such craftsmanship, boasting a perfect balance between its original allure and contemporary enhancements.

Originally crafted over six decades ago, this Chevrolet Impala has undergone a meticulous restomod process, transforming it into a striking piece of automotive artistry. Sporting a white and turquoise exterior, the car's color scheme is a nod to its era, complemented by a like-new turquoise Houndstooth interior that invites passengers into a cabin where history meets modern convenience.

Under the hood lies a robust 348 CI V-8 engine paired with an automatic transmission, ensuring this classic beauty moves as elegantly as it looks. Not just content with its original powertrain, this Impala has been updated to meet today's driving standards. It features factory air conditioning, power steering, and Wilwood disc brakes on all four corners, ensuring both comfort and safety are paramount.

The vehicle doesn't just ride on its laurels; it rides on custom 18" and 20" wheels shod with custom-made low-profile wide wall tires, giving it a stance that's both aggressive and refined. To complement its driving dynamics, the Impala is equipped with drop spindles and an air ride system with double compressors, allowing for adjustable ride height and an exceptionally smooth ride.

Attention to detail is evident throughout, from the triple-plated chrome bumpers to the perfect stainless and anodized trim that accentuates its classic lines. The detailed undercarriage and new exhaust system underscore the meticulous care taken in its restoration, while the AM/FM stereo sound system, tinted windows, and owner's manual add the finishing touches to this exquisite blend of past and present.

A two-owner Arizona car, this 1960 Chevrolet Impala Restomod Hardtop stands as a testament to the timeless appeal of classic American cars and the possibilities that restomodding presents. It's a vehicle that not only preserves the heritage of one of Chevrolet's most iconic models but also enhances it for today's discerning collector and enthusiast.

This awesome vehicle is selling at the Premier Auction on March 15th & 16th in Punta Gorda, Florida. With hundreds of lots of automobilia and great classic enthusiast vehicles for sale, you will find the one you want. If you can’t make it in person, you can bid on Proxibid. We look forward to seeing you.

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