In 65 81,112 SS Malibus were built. 8,585 were 6 cylinders of those 1,133 were convertables and 7,452 were hardtops. 72,527 V8's were built of those 7,995 were convertables and 64,532 were hardtops. Thats the most specific production info I can find for that year.
Oh yeah DZ, remember the guy in Frisco who was selling the covert for $250,000 last August? I think you were around here when that was posted. Even if it was real the guy butchered the value by putting 4 wheel disks on it instead of 11" Impala drums!!! LOL!
I personally think it was a crock, pretty sure a reeaall bad clone.
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That may very well be true. Years ago, a semi-reliable source informed me that the one and only conv ended up in a salvage as the result of a total. It got picked over and then sold for scrap. If it was abused and not cared for, this may be close to the truth. But first of all, I have not seen ANY authoritative documentation that, for a fact, there was a 65 Z-16 conv. I believe it was Super Chevy, back in the stone ages, that did a feature and mentioned the conv.
I would love to be the owner of that convert, if it did exist. And if it existed, how could the buyer or the dealer not know it was a one of a kind car. I guess that is argument for why it DID NOT exist.
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