1971 Chevelle SS 454

For 1971 the Chevelle received changes to the front end.  A new twin-level grill was divided by a bright horizontal bar.  The front parking lights were removed from the bumper to the fender tips. 

            The RPO Z15 SS package sold for $357 and included power brakes with disc brakes up front, a black accented grill, a special suspension, a domed hood with functional hood pins, SS identification for the hood, rear deck and fenders, a driverís side remote-control sports mirror, gray-finished 15X7 five-spoke sports wheels, F60X14 white letter tires, a black accented steering column and a steering wheel with the SS nameplate.

           

If you wanted a 1971 SS 454 Chevelle you got an LS5 motor.  There have been rumors that a few LS6 motors were built in í71, but these were all proven to be false.  The car came with a choice of a four-speed manual transmission or a three-speed Turbo Hydro-Matic transmission.

            This particular 1971 Chevelle SS LS5 four speed car has a triple black colour combination and has a Muncie M-22 behind a date coded but not original LS5 block.  This car has the Cowl Induction package option. 

The car has been restored and in Daryl Carterís private collection in Penticton, BC, Canada since February í07.

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