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1964 Chevrolet Chevelle

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General Overview

The Chevelle was first introduced for model year 1964 as a mid-sized car to compete with the Ford Fairlane, and made its debut with a range of options and body styles.

It was an instant success with GM producing 328,400 its first year.

The 300 was the Chevelle base model and included a two-door station wagon and a 2-door sedan.

The Malibu was a step up from the 300 and offered more options. Interior upgrades with tailored fabrics and metallic thread accents were the main attraction for buyers. The Malibu could be had in sport coupe, convertible, 4-door sedan, 6-passenger and 3-seat wagon.

The Malibu SS served as the top-of-the-line Chevelle, but offered little in way of options. It could only be had in a V8, prohibiting it from being more of a muscle car competitor for this year. The SS came stock with special SS wheel covers and special trim. Later in the year saw the introduction of a 327ci/300hp V8 to better compete with the GTO and Torino.

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Engine 0 to 60 MPH Quarter Mile Source
283ci/220hp 8.7 sec 16.2 sec @ 84 mph Car Life


Available Engines:
I6 194ci 1x1bbl 120 hp 177 lb-ft
I6 230ci 1x1bbl 155 hp 215 lb-ft
V8 283ci 1x4bbl 220 hp 295 lb-ft
V8 283ci 1x2bbl 195 hp 285 lb-ft
V8 327ci 1x4bbl 300 hp 360 lb-ft
V8 327ci 1x4bbl 250 hp 350 lb-ft
Available Transmissions:
  • 3-Speed Manual
  • 4-Speed Manual
  • Powerglide Auto

Factory Exterior Colors

  • Tuxedo Black
  • Meadow Green
  • Bahama Green
  • Silver Blue
  • Daytona Blue
  • Azure Aqua
  • Lagoon Aqua
  • Almond Fawn
  • Ember Red
  • Riverside Red
  • Saddle Tan
  • Ermine White
  • Desert Beige
  • Satin Silver
  • Goldwood Yellow
  • Palomar Red

Factory Interior Colors

  • Fawn
  • Aqua
  • Red
  • Blue
  • Saddle
  • White
  • Black

Production Numbers

  • 300
    Total productions 68,300
  • Malibu
    Total productions 149,000
  • Malibu SS
    Total productions 67,100

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