1958 Chevy Impala 348

 

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FEATURES


348 c.i V8
Upgraded to Triple Rochester 2bbl. carburetors " Tri-Power "
2-Speed Power Glide Transmission
14-Inch Spinner Hubcaps / B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Wide Whitewall Tires (8.50 x 14s)
New Factory styled interior / Red & Multi-Color inserts
Fender Skirts
AM/FM radio
Clock

Built by the Chevrolet division of General Motors and introduced for the 1958 model year, the NEW '58 Impala was quoted as "Longer and Lower, Wider and Strong" in Chevrolet literature.

The Impala nameplate was first unveiled in 1958 as an upscale trim option on the popular Chevrolet BelAir series. Chevorlet's most expensive offering, the upscale Impala didn't feature BelAir badging anywhere. Certainly aided by the extensive redesign for Chevrolet's '58 model line-up, The Impala did so well that GM brass gave the green light for the Impala marque to become its own model for the following year.

The Impala nameplate is unmistakable! These crossed flags and Impala marque were first unveiled in 1958. Over the last 2 years, this car has received a great deal of restoration work, including an attractive interior restoration in the correct red vinyl with silver-laden multi-colored inserts. The finish was also restored and in exceptional condition, with some minor imperfection to note (chip-touch up, etc). Altogether, this is a very attractive Impala ready to own, show, and enjoy!


This classic Impala displays all original, intact bright work throughout with minor imperfections on closer observation. The front and rear bumpers have also been re-chromed.

Wide White 8.50/14 BF Goodrich Silvertown Tires reside all around this Chevy, complete with classic spinner hubcaps.

This classic grille and chromed front end is distinctive to the '58 Chevrolets. These quad headlights are also accented with chromed headlight brows.
The bumpers have been re-chromed and show exceptionally well.

The windshield and glass is in good condition throughout.

The original V.I.N plate is in place.

The door panels are in good condition, and the door undersides are solid.

Open the doors to 1958, this interior is in exceptional condition.

The seatcovers have been replaced front to back with the correct red & multi-colored vinyl pattern.

This is the correct steering wheel with the horn rim.

The impala marque made its debut in 1958, a prominent badge above the rear seats.

The headliner has been replaced and is excellent condition.

The dash displays original instrumentation and brightwork along with an upgraded AM./FM digital cassette stereo mounted in the factory location.

We just installed a new glove box liner as well, prior to these photographs being taken.

The trunk is clean and detailed, complete with the correct rubber mat, spare tire/wheel and jacking equipment.

The trunk lid underside is clean and detailed.

Dual chrome exhaust tips exit out the rear and the exhaust tone sounds excellent.

The distinctive roofline and bubbletop designed rear window are timeless.

The engine compartment looks good. The firewall and inner fenders were painted and the core support is solid.

Although the original blue colors have been changed in favor of classic white & red interior, the trim tag is still in place.

Three different 348 engines were available in 1958. Originally a 4bbl. equipped car (stamping T1223G), this car now boasts three 2-bbl. Rochester carburetors.

Making their debut in 1958, the triple taillights would soon become an impala trademark for decades to come. These were easily discerned from the lesser model BelAir's dual tail light configuration.


The undercarriage appears to be clean and detailed throughout, indicative of a dry climate example.



This is your opportunity to own a unique 1958 Chevrolet Impala powered by the legendary 348 engine.