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Ready to burn rubber or take a cross country road trip is the 1972 Chevrolet El Camino SS 454 offered for sale in this lot. This show car ready ride is the quintessential American Muscle Car and features raw power combined with modern amenities for one of the nicest El Camino's currently offered for sale. This is a third generation 1972 El Camino in the signature performance option package offered by Chevy, Super Sport (otherwise known as SS or Super with a V8 Sport) with rare Cowl Induction. The 1972 El Camino featured a revised design from the previous years with a more squared-up aggressive stance paired with a redesigned interior making this one of the most designed years produced. The car was offered with two options of engine, the SS396 402 cu. in. 6.6L engine and the more desirable and powerful LS6 454 CID 7.4L V8 engine. This example comes equipped with the a 454 V8 that boasted a factory rating of 450 HP and 500 lb-ft of torque which gave the El Camino a 1/4-mile time in the lower 13 second rang at around 108 mph. It has been suggested that the LS-6 454 was underrated from the factory and actually produced well over 500 horsepower as delivered from the factory. The engine has been completely professionally rebuilt with less than 1,000 miles on the build. The car has been completely restored by Dark Horse Customs of Bozeman, Montana (considered by many to be the premium restoration and hot rod shop in the West). This example features a brand-new Vintage Air AC Unit, Sirius XM Radio, New retro style radio unit, Kenwood Speakers, new black leather appearance upholstery, custom brushed aluminum center counsel cover with American Powertrain shifter, custom storage compartment behind the seats, custom brushed stainless steel and wood steering wheel, cowl induction, Cragar SS racing wheels with BF Goodrich Radial T/A P245/60R15 100S M+S tires in like new condition, powerful rebuilt 454 V8 engine, brand new front crossmember and completely new front suspension. The build also features a five-speed manual transmission with Hurst Shifter. The current build cost over $65,000 and puts the car in a class of its own ready to win any car show it is placed in and win any race it is entered. Driving this vehicle gives the user an incredibly satisfying experience from the incredible power, comfortable AC, pleasantly sounding Sirius XM Radio, and performance cowl induction (which functions by opening when the driver presses the accelerator pedal). The vehicle shows a fresh factory style red paint with black racing stripes and black vinyl top. The vehicle has a VIN Serial Code of ID 80H2B595887. The engine code appears to be T0825CWD 13Z402_08 (“_” stands for an illegible number or letter). The vehicle is sold with a clear Montana Title and is ready to drive home. Bid quick and often as this is truly the finest SS El Camino currently offered for sale. The vehicle has the correct “Body by Fisher” door stills. Under the hood on the frame shows the Body By Fisher tag from the General Motors Corporation that shows the vehicles year manufactured, model, body style, and other body manufacture information.


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1972 Chevrolet El Camino SS w/ 454 V8 (500HP+)

Estimate $35,000 - $60,000Sep 22, 2018