Unrestored, fully original with extremely low miles, this car is a one of a kind investment opportunity for the serious collector, or muscle car enthusiast.
Vehicle is stored in a climate-controlled garage.
Car presents as a new vehicle would appear in a dealer’s showroom in 1970, right down to the assembly paint and chalk markings on the underside. Garaged all its life the car shows no sun damage or fading of paint or interior materials.
Simply stated, the LS6 Chevelle delivered the highest factory-rated horsepower number of any American muscle car from that era, advertised at 450 horsepower at 5600 rpm and 500 ft/lbs of torque, virtually everyone agrees the LS6 was the real deal, an easy 13-second quarter-miler in stock trim, and one of the best performers from the class of 1970.
This car engine # CRV288128
The engine could move prodigious amounts of air and fuel, thanks to cast-iron cylinder heads with large valves and rectangular ports, a high-lift, solid-lifter camshaft with heavy-duty valve train and a Holley 780 cfm 4-barrel carburetor on an aluminum intake manifold.
The LS6 spec sheet reveals the differences that set it apart from the base LS5 454, rated at 360hp. The LS6 engines were built in GM’s Tonawanda engine plant and featured 4-bolt main bearing caps for strength, forged steel connecting rods secured with larger 7/16-inch bolts, TRW forged aluminum pistons and a forged steel alloy, cross-drilled crankshaft. The LS6 squeezed out an 11.25:1 compression ratio, a full point above the LS5 454.
This car features the M22 HD 4spd Muncie manual transmission. Rear axle option code GW8 4:10 ratio and G80 posi trac with ZQ9 performance axle.
Options also include J50 Vacuum power brakes with option JL2 disc front rear drum. F 41 performance suspension.
Car is completed in Fathom Blue code #28 exterior with option D88 White stripes, and Black vinyl interior with front bench.
Exterior trim options of Optional body package AO1 tint glass, B93 door edge trim, B96 wheel house trim.
Originally sold at Celozzi- Ettleson Chev Inc. Elmhurst ILL USA. The owner has all documentation and a recent appraisal to verify the market value of this True Collector vehicle.