How much is a Z16 Chevelle worth?

How much is a Z16 Chevelle worth?


Vehicle: 1965 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu SS 396 Z16
Number Produced: 201 (including two prototypes and one convertible)
Original List Price: $4,586
SCM Valuation: $125,000–$200,000
Tune Up Cost: $150

What is a Z16 Chevelle?

Rick Treworgy’s Z16 is one of just 201 made. The popular small-block 327-cubic-inch (5.3-liter) V-8 was offered within the first year of Chevelle production in 1964. Elsewhere, Chevelle Z16s were beefed up to handle the extra gumption.

How do I know if I have a Z16 Chevelle?

An easy way to identify a real Z16 is by the Cowl tag which should contain an engine code of “M” which was equivalent to the Z16 SS 396 engine and “2L” M20 4-speed transmission. All Z16 were built in Kansas City so the Body number should also start with KAN and the VIN will start with 13837.

What is a Chevy Z16?

The Z16 Chevelle was Chevy’s foray into the high-performance, muscle-car wars that had been sparked by Pontiac’s GTO in 1964.

Did Chevy make a convertible Chevelle?

The 1970 Chevelle came in Sport Coupe, Sport Sedan, convertible, four-door sedan, a couple of wagons, and coupé utility (the El Camino) body styles.

Are they making a 2020 Chevelle?

As for the release date, there is no official release date for Chevelle SS, but it will probably return at 2020, and the price of the car is also a mystery, but probably start from $32,000 for the basic model.

What is Z16 Grand Sport?

The Z16 Performance Package is standard on Grand Sportand includes extra cooling, stiffer springs and stabilizer bars, specific shock absorbers, larger brakes with six-piston front and four-piston rear cross-drilled rotors, specific tires and Z16-specific six-speed manual when ordered with six-speed manual transmission …

Is 396 a Chevy engine?

Both 325 and 350 engines were 10:25 compression with hydraulic cams. Beginning in 1970, all of the 396 badge engines were actually 402 inches as Chevy decided not to mess with the wildly popular “396” moniker that was now as popular as the 409 that The Beach Boys made famous.

How much horsepower does a 396 engine have?

The 396 cu in (6.5 L) V8 was introduced in the 1965 Corvette as the L78 option and in the Z16 Chevelle as the L37 option. It had a bore x stroke of 4.094 in × 3.760 in (104 mm × 95.5 mm), and produced 375 bhp (380 PS; 280 kW) at 5600 rpm and 415 lb⋅ft (563 N⋅m) of torque at 3600 rpm.

When did the Chevy Z16 Chevelle come out?

When anyone has a question concerning Chevrolet’s Chevelle, a mid-size model line introduced in 1964, they seek out Jeff Helms, and especially when the question involves the 1965 Z16 Chevelle.

What kind of engine does a Chevy Z16 have?

The Z16 Chevelle was Chevy’s foray into the high-performance, muscle-car wars that had been sparked by Pontiac’s GTO in 1964. The GTO sported a 389cis powerplant that could be ordered with Tri-Power, making the mid-sized package a street terror right off the showroom floor. Oldsmobile and even Buick debuted big block power for 1965.

How many real 65 Chevelle convertibles are there?

Well, 10 or 11 real ones, anyway. As for the nonexistent ones, try a ’65 Chevelle Z16 convertible. Or should we say, the Z16 convertible.

When was the first Z-16 made?

We saw our first Z-16, a yellow beauty back in February, 1965, when the author was employed at Nickey Chevrolet in Chicago. It was built for press and VIP reviews. Dan Blocker of Bonanza TV show fame bought it the very next day.