Retrospective Feature: 1961 Chevrolet Impala SS409

Retrospective Feature: 1961 Chevrolet Impala SS409

In the winter of 1961, without much fanfare, Chevrolet introduced a V-8 model with an engine of considerable proportion: 409 cubic inches. That February, a Southern California drag racer named “Dyno” Don Nicholson entered a 409 Impala at the Pomona Winternationals and promptly chewed up the entire field. READ MORE ››

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