Modified 1968 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Sport Coupe

This 1968 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Sport Coupe, finished in red with black stripes and black vinyl upholstery, was sold for $35,050 on February 18, 2024. The car is powered by a replacement 350ci V8 engine featuring FiTech electronic fuel injection, an Edelbrock intake manifold, a Moroso oil pan, long-tube headers, and electric exhaust cutouts. It has a four-speed automatic transmission linked to a 12-bolt rear axle with Positraction.

Key Features

  • Wheels & Tires: 17″ REV alloy wheels with 235/45 front and 285/40 rear Nitto NT555 Extreme ZR tires.
  • Brakes & Suspension: Power-assisted front disc brakes, rear drum brakes, Bilstein shock absorbers, front and rear sway bars, and BMR rear control arms with polyurethane bushings.
  • Interior: Black vinyl upholstery, front bucket seats, rear bench seat, SS-logo floor mats, Vintage Air climate control, Custom Autosound digital radio, and Dakota Digital instrumentation.
  • Performance Upgrades: Accel HEI distributor, Hyperfuel fuel pump, aluminum radiator with dual electric fans, and a FiTech Easy-Street electronic fuel injection system.

Exterior Details

The car, originally finished in Matador Red (R) with a black vinyl roof, was repainted red with black stripes during prior ownership. Notable exterior features include chrome-finished bumpers, hood pins, vents, dual mirrors, and SS emblems. The listing includes close-up images showing chips, cracks, and bubbles in the paint.

Interior and Instruments

Inside, the Chevelle features front bucket seats and a rear bench seat, all trimmed in black vinyl. The dashboard and door panels are color-coordinated, and the equipment includes a Vintage Air climate-control system, Custom Autosound digital radio, SS 396 dashboard trim, and a FiTech display and control interface. The split-spoke steering wheel fronts Dakota Digital instrumentation, which includes an 8k-rpm tachometer, 160-mph speedometer, and auxiliary gauges for fuel level, coolant temperature, oil pressure, and voltage. The digital odometer shows 33k miles, with approximately 500 miles added by the current owner.

Engine and Transmission

The replacement 350ci V8 engine, installed by a previous owner, includes a FiTech Easy-Street electronic fuel-injection system, Edelbrock aluminum intake manifold, Accel HEI distributor, long-tube headers, Summit Racing vacuum pump, Hyperfuel fuel pump, and an aluminum radiator with dual electric fans. The car features a four-speed automatic transmission and a 12-bolt rear axle with a Positraction differential. A dual exhaust system with an H-pipe and electronic cutouts is installed, and the fuel tank and differential were replaced and resealed under prior ownership.