A muscle car with a numbers-matching big-block is a hot commodity. This one has the added capability of making runs to the furniture outlet or hardware store.
The Pick of the Day is a 1967 Chevrolet El Camino SS listed for sale on ClassicCars.com by a private seller in Dripping Springs, Texas. (Click the link to view the listing)
“Beautifully restored ’67 El Camino,” the listing begins. “Everything was done to factory specs and works great. The paint is a 10 out of 10.”
The El Camino was produced across five generations beginning in 1959 and was referred to as a “coupe utility.” That nomenclature first came into use in the 1930s when cars were first optioned with a cargo tray behind the passenger compartment. This type of car-based pickup design also goes by the nickname “ute,” especially when discussed in overseas markets like Australia.
This El Camino comes from the model’s second generation which, like the first, shared body architecture with the Chevelle on the General Motors A-body platform. In fact, its body wore both “Chevelle” and “El Camino” badging during this generation. The major difference of course came with everything from the cab rearward, where a cargo bed made this into a capable hauling rig.
From the clean looks of the bed on this El Camino, it hasn’t been subjected to very much manual labor over the course of its lifetime. Finishing off the exterior looks is a set of steel Rallye wheels on redline tires and a contrasting black vinyl roof. In true workhorse fashion, power under the hood comes from a numbers-matching 396cid Turbo-Jet big-block V8 mated to an automatic transmission, and the braking system uses discs up front for optimal stopping power.
“The car was first place in the senior class in 2011 and 2013 in the Antique Automobile Club of America,” the seller states. “Beautiful car; nothing bad to say about it.” As shown in the photo gallery, there are placards on the grille commemorating those awards.
Looks like all this coupe utility needs is a tow package, so it can put the big-block V8 to work by hauling a vintage camp trailer or a boat this summer!
The seller is asking $60,000 or best offer for this super nice, Super Sport El Camino.
To view this listing on ClassicCars.com, see Pick of the Day.