Rare Find: 1965 Chevrolet Chevelle Z16 Tribute Ready for Restoration

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1965 Chevrolet Chevelle Z16 Tribute Ready for Restoration
1965 Chevrolet Chevelle Z16 Tribute Ready for Restoration

The 1965 Chevrolet Chevelle marked a significant milestone with the introduction of the Z16 package, offering enthusiasts a powerful 396 engine producing 375 horsepower. This sought-after package, coupled with enhancements such as heavy-duty suspension and anti-roll bars, made the Z16 a rare gem among Chevelles of its time.

Presented as a tribute to the iconic Chevelle SS, this particular model, advertised on eBay by seller carsgone169, offers enthusiasts an opportunity to own a piece of automotive history.

1965 Chevrolet Chevelle Z16 Tribute Ready for Restoration
1965 Chevrolet Chevelle Z16 Tribute Ready for Restoration

While its current condition may require some restoration, including a rebuilt 283 engine and aftermarket upgrades, the Chevelle remains a fascinating prospect for restoration enthusiasts.

Despite its rough exterior, the Chevelle’s VIN confirms its origins as a V8-powered coupe from Norwood, Ohio. While prospective buyers are advised to inspect the vehicle in person, its potential for restoration and historical significance make it a compelling choice for collectors.

As the auction progresses, the Chevelle continues to garner attention, with bids surpassing $9,150. With no reserve set, the auction presents a unique opportunity for enthusiasts to acquire a piece of Chevrolet’s heritage.

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