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Mario's Tribute to Chevy Chevelle Malibu 1st Gen 1964 to 1967

1965 Malibu SS

1 1964 MALIBU SS

2 1964 MALIBU SS

3 1964 283ci 220hp

4 1964 MALIBU SS

5 1964 Malibu SS

6 1964 Malibu SS

7 1964 Malibu SS

8 1964 350ci V8

9 1965 MALIBU SS

10 1965 MALIBU SS

11 1965 327ci 300hp

12 1965 MALIBU SS

13 1965 MALIBU SS

14 1965 MALIBU SS

15 1965 MALIBU SS

16 1965 283ci 195hp

17 1966 Chevelle SS

18 1966 Chevelle SS

19 1966 350ci 450hp

20 1966 Chevelle SS

21 1966 Malibu SS

22 1966 Malibu SS

23 1966 Malibu SS

24 1966 355 CI 390 HP

25 1967 Chevelle Convertible

26 1967 Chevelle Convertible

27 1967 327ci 275hp

28 1967 Chevelle Convertible

29 1967 Chevelle SS

30 1967 Chevelle SS

31 1967 Chevelle SS

32 1967 454ci 450hp

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Mario on Apr 23, 2023 said:

The First-Generation Chevy Chevelle Malibu was a top-line subseries of the mid-sized Chevelle from 1964 to 1967. Malibu’s were generally available in a full range of body styles including a four-door Sedan, two-door Sport Coupe Hardtop, Convertible and Station Wagon.

The Malibu SS was available as a two-door Sport Coupe or Convertible and added bucket seats, center console with optional four-speed manual or Powerglide transmission, engine gauges and special wheel covers. It was available with any six-cylinder or V8 engine offered in other Chevelles - with the top option being a 300 hp 327 ci for 1964.

Enjoy! Mario.

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57timemachine on Apr 24, 2023 said:

Mario, another great topic. I like most people love Chevelle's and I have owned a number of them. 1968 300 series coupe 327 eight (1978-1980). 1967 300 series sedan 350 eight (1980-1982) and a 1970 300 series sedan 250 six (2004-2009). Interesting is that all my Chevelle's were the entry level 300 series and those are impossible to find now. Everything seems to be fake SS models and Malibu's these days. I came within an inch of buying a 1965 Malibu SS hardtop with bucket seats, console (Power Glide), blue on blue, odd 230 six and all original and mint condition. I hesitated and lost out. My brother Mike has owned a 1968 SS hardtop 350 eight, a 1969 Malibu sedan 307 eight and a 1971 Malibu hardtop 350 eight. Mario, the 1966-1967 is the second generation. Cheers.

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Mario on Apr 25, 2023 said:

Hi George, glad you liked the post. I remember when the first Malibu's came out I really wanted one. I was just out of high school. They were one of the hottest cars along with the Mustang before the Camaro was introduced for model year 1967.

Although the 66-67 Chevelles had a body change they are actually considered 1st Gen.

Here's my source:

First generation (1964–1967)

Second generation (1968–1972)

Cheers! Mario

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Anonymous on Apr 26, 2023 said:

Wow, the 65 Malibu the blue is AMAZINGLY cool!!

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Mario on Apr 28, 2023 said:

My favorite early Chevelle is the 65 Malibu. I came close to buying one back in 2009 at a car show. But I picked up my 67 Impala later on that year so it worked out. Cheers, Mario.

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57timemachine on May 21, 2023 said:

Mario, speaking of your 67 Impala. I heard through the grapevine (Rob), that you sold your 67 Impala. What is up with that. Have you replaced it with anything. Cheers.

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Mario on May 22, 2023 said:

Yes I did. After having it for 14 years I got a great offer and decided to sell. Since I downsized 3 years ago from my house with a 2 car garage to a Condo I had to rent a garage for the car. Just too much.

I will go to the car shows with my brother in his 68 Vette and we get to pal around together. He garages it by me privately and I get to see it often. He also gave me a set of keys to use when I want.

The 67 Impala went to a younger couple with 3 children and they fell in love with it so it's in good hands. Just Time to move on. Cheers! Mario

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DonGlover on Oct 30, 2023 said:

Mario- Thanks for the great post, I have owned many chevelles. I was inspired to order my first one, by the look of a Pontiac GP. So on the first day of the chevy dealer appearance, Sep 26, 1963 I ordered a Maroon SS, w / 220 HP 283, three spd. $2700. Took delivery Oct 30, 1963. A 327 / 4 spd was not available at the time. I have had many discussions about motors, so that is the facts. You can see the car on my chevelle / chevy post. Thanks again, Mario

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Mario on Oct 31, 2023 said:

Hi Don, 64-65 Chevelles are my favorites. They were super on the 1/4 mile tracks here. You had a great early Chevelle and I will take a look at your post. Cheers, Mario

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