The New Auto Toy Store proudly presents the exceptional 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS.
Renowned for its commanding presence this model year introduced some of the most iconic muscle car trims ever produced.
With General Motors lifting the ban on engines larger than 400 cubic inches Chevrolet took the opportunity to create absolute powerhouses. Among them the legendary 1970 Chevelle SS 454 stands tall. Its 454-ci V8 engine boasting a 4.25 x 4-inch bore and stroke delivered incredible power and thrilling speed.
Buyers had the option of the LS5 rated at 360 horsepower or the extraordinary LS6 equipped with a 780-cfm Holley four-barrel carburetor and an impressive rating of 450 horsepower at 5 600 rpm. Aside from its impressive performance the 1970 Chevelle SS also boasted a visually stunning design.
The muscular fenders redesigned quad headlights revamped C-pillars and new front and rear bumpers all contributed to its aggressive and captivating appearance. The iconic bulging hood characteristic of SS models could now be enhanced with the ZL2 Cowl Induction system?a vacuum-actuated flap that allowed a rush of cold air into the Holley carburetor.
The LS6 variant of the Chevelle SS proved its mettle on the drag strip with notable quarter-mile times achieved by esteemed publications of the era. From a 13.44-second e.t. recorded by Steve Kelly during his May ’70 Hot Rod magazine road test to low 13s achieved by Car Craft and Super Stock writers and even high 12s when equipped with headers and slicks. Motor Trend and Car and Driver testers achieved high 13s. What adds to the allure of the 1970 Chevelle SS454 is its rarity.
Only a limited number were produced with just over 4 400 LS6 versions made making it a highly sought-after and collectible one-year-only car. This particular 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS has undergone a meticulous frame-off restoration ensuring its pristine condition.
Under the hood lies a modified 454 CI LS6 engine with Brodix enhancements delivering exhilarating performance. Power is transferred through a 700 R4 automatic transmission. The striking red and white exterior is complemented by a saddle interior creating a captivating combination.
Additional features include a powder-coated block frame and gas tank a sound-insulated interior ceramic-coated exhaust stainless Flowmaster headers a Dakota Digital dash and vintage air AC enhancing both comfort and functionality.
This outstanding vehicle has recently been awarded third place for antiques at the prestigious River Car Show in 2023. This recognition is a testament to its exceptional quality meticulous restoration and timeless appeal. The judges and attendees at the event recognized and appreciated the unique combination of its striking appearance powerful performance and the careful attention to detail that went into its restoration.
Don’t miss the opportunity to own this extraordinary 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS a true testament to the golden age of American muscle cars.
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