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Fantastic 1967 Impala Flexes the Complete Package: Original, Unrestored, Convertible

1967 Chevy Impala 327 23 photos
Photo: Bogdan Popa/autoevolution/eBay seller wd98223
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Choosing an Impala in 1967 wasn't easy, as Chevrolet offered no more, no less than six versions, all with multiple engines and 15 exterior colors.
The lineup included two- and four-door hardtops, four-door sedans, convertibles, and two wagon versions with six and nine seats. The GM brand released the Impala SS as a two-door hardtop and a convertible.

The engine options weren't much different from the previous years, and the six-cylinder mill was still around as the right choice for people interested in fuel consumption. The base 283 was also available with 195 horsepower, but the L30 327 with 275 horsepower became increasingly more popular thanks to the balanced mix of economy and power.

The most powerful choice was the L72 427, which developed 425 horsepower and could be had for $542 extra.

The Impala in these pics rolled off the assembly lines with the popular 327 under the hood, and collectors will be happy to learn that the same engine is still in the car. We don't get many specifics about the engine, but eBay seller wd98223 says it starts, runs, and drives. Given the Impala's condition, this isn't surprising, but it's unclear if the engine has ever received any significant work.

However, the owner promises the Impala boasts a highly desirable package that turns it into a rare collectible. It's an all-original and unrestored convertible, still coming with intact VIN and trim tags.

The car has recently been pulled from long-term storage, but its condition is still impressive. The rust isn't a big concern, and most damage appears to be on the surface of the metal. The floors are clean and solid, and the only parts requiring urgent attention are the rear quarters. The seller claims the car doesn't hide any previous rust repairs, so the metal is still as original as possible.

The interior also looks good, though it'll need a refresh if you want an Impala in tip-top shape. However, nothing is missing, and this Impala is ready to land in another garage, away from sun, rain, and snow.

An all-original and unrestored Impala is hard to find, and the only thing that'd make this convertible more compelling is the Super Sport package. It's not an SS, but I'm certain it won't take long for the convertible to find a new home. Chevrolet produced 575K Impalas in 1967, as it was still the company's best-selling model.

The owner is ready to let this Impala go for $18,900, and the price is firm, with the Make Offer option not available this time. You can see the car in person in Mound, Minnesota, and you should take it home on a trailer, as it's unclear if it's ready for the road after the long time spent indoors.
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About the author: Bogdan Popa
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Bogdan keeps an eye on how technology is taking over the car world. His long-term goals are buying an 18-wheeler because he needs more space for his kid’s toys, and convincing Google and Apple that Android Auto and CarPlay deserve at least as much attention as their phones.
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