1972 Chevrolet Chevelle
582 MERLIN V8, REAL MUSCLE CAR, HOLLEY SNIPER EFI, TIRE KILLER, ONE BAD RIDE!
HIGHLIGHTS: Wow! This Chevelle is one bad ride! Red on black! Over $40k in receipts since 2018 alone! 582 Merlin III V8! Tire killer!
BODY OVERVIEW: The body on this Chevelle is in good condition, and appears to be an older restoration that has been given new life under the hood. Purchased by the current owner several years ago, this car has been used as a weekend warrior!
PAINT CONDITION OVERVIEW: We can't think of a better color choice for a Chevelle of this vintage than red with black stripes! This car is sure to turn heads while parked, which is to say nothing of when it is burning rubber! The paint appears to be an older repaint, and is what we would describe as driver condition as it is showing some normal age and wear.
INTERIOR CONDITION OVERVIEW: The only color interior to put in a red Chevelle is black! Black bucket seats with the console give this Chevelle that textbook muscle car feel, and although the interior looks to have been redone a number of years ago, it is in good overall condition and could be described as good, driver quality. The vinyl seats are comfortable, and the horseshoe automatic shifter makes you feel like you're piloting a rocketship!
MECHANICAL OVERVIEW: While this Chevelle retains a classic, familiar exterior look, it is anything but underneath the cowl induction hood. There sits a 582 Merlin III V8 engine with Patriot heads, Patriot headers, an Edelbrock intake, and a Holley Sniper fuel injection set up. The engine and install alone was nearly $8,000 when it was done in 2018! Tack on another $1,500 for the Sniper kit (not including installation!) and we are rapidly approaching the $10,000 mark--and that's just the engine.
Underneath, this car is equipped with dual Pypes mufflers, UMI Performance front sway bar, CPP control arms, and a variety of polyurethane bushings. Take a look at the underside, and you'll also notice a Milodon oil pan. Power front disc brakes ensure that this Chevelle stops safely, and that's the only thing more important than making sure a car can go!
WHAT YOU'LL LOVE ABOUT THIS CAR: The $40,000+ in documented upgrades, but above all the way it sounds--if you've ever wanted to dust the rafters in your garage, firing this car up in there will take care of that!
WHAT YOU MIGHT HATE ABOUT THIS CAR: If you're looking for an immaculate trailer queen that looks like it's never been driven around the block, this car is not for you.
DOES IT NEED ANYTHING? The only items we noted as inoperable were the heater and reverse lights.
WHAT BUYER IS LOOKING FOR THIS CAR? Anyone with a heavy foot looking to get the lead out!
Contact Shelton Classics & Performance for details at (704) 663-0432 or visit www.SheltonClassics.com
TITLE STATUS: CLEAN
DOES IT WORK?
Air Conditioning N/A
Oil PSI Gauge YES
Temperature Gauge YES
Fuel Gauge YES
Tail Lights YES
Brake Lights YES
Reverse Lights NO
Turn Signals YES
Emergency Brake YES
Tire Condition: Like New, 2020 date
Keys – Ignition, Door & Trunk YES
Seatbelts Front: YES Rear: NO
Runs & Drives YES
- Engine Type
- Engine Size
- 582 Merlin V8
- Fuel Specification
- Body Color
- Body Style
- Paint Type
- Interior Color
- Secondary Interior Color
- Seating Type
- Seat Material
- Shifter Type
- Center Console
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- Engine Size
- 582 Merlin V8
- Transmission Type
- 3 Speed Automatic
- Body Style