1968 Chevelle Parts and Restoration Information

1968 Chevelle Parts and Restoration Specifications

The 1968 Chevelle was entirely redesigned and did not share many similarities with the previous models except four headlights and some of the engine choices. The boxy design days were over and the 1968 Chevelle featured more of a fastback design.

The 1968 Chevelle was available in several trim levels including the Chevelle 300, Chevelle 300 Deluxe, Chevelle Nomad, Chevelle Concourse, Chevelle Malibu, or Chevelle SS396. Each configuration could be ordered with a six cylinder (except SS) or V8 engine. Body style included 2 door sport coupes, 2 door sedans, 2 door convertibles, 4 door sedans, 2 door wagons, or 4 door wagons.

Interiors could be optioned with either bucket seats or bench seats and were available in a variety of colors. The most popular were Black, Light Blue, Dark Blue, Pearl, Red, Saddle, and Ivy Gold. The buyer could have ordered a number of different exterior colors including Tuxedo Black, Midnight Teal Metallic, Ermine White, Grotto Blue Metallic, Fathom Blue Metallic, Island Teal Metallic, Ash Gold Metallic, Grecian Green Metallic, Autumn Bronze Metallic, Rallye Green Metallic, Tripoli Turquoise Metallic, Teal Blue, Metallic, Burnished Saddle Metallic, Cordovan Maroon Metallic, Corvette Bronze Metallic, Seafrost Green Metallic, Verdoro Green Metallic, Matador Red, Jade Gold Metallic, Palomino Ivory, Lemans Blue Metallic, Sequoia Green Metallic, Silver Beige Mist Metallic, Buckskin, Butternut Yellow, and Inca Silver Mist Metallic.

To complement the wide variety of available colors were the available drive train combinations that could be opted for on the 1968 Chevelle. Base power was had by one of two available six cylinder engines. Buyers who wanted more power could opt for a V-8. Big block were in abundance with the regular availability of a 396 cubic inch engine which boasted 325 horsepower, 350 horsepower, or 375 horsepower. Manual transmissions were either 3 speeds or 4 speeds and automatic transmissions were either the 2 speed Powerglide or 3 speed TH400.

About 465,000 1968 Chevelles were produced.

Model Options

1968 Chevelle 300 Information

Body Styles

2 door sedan

4 door nomad wagon

 

 

 

Engine Options

230 cubic inch 140 horsepower 6 cylinder (base)

250 cubic inch 155 horsepower 6 cylinder (optional)

307 cubic inch 200 horsepower V-8 (base)

327 cubic inch 250 horsepower V-8 (optional)

327 cubic inch 325 horsepower V-8 (optional)

 

 

1968 Chevelle 300 Deluxe Information

Body Styles

4 door sedan

2 door sport coupe

2 door coupe

4 door custom nomad wagon

 

 

 

Engine Options

230 cubic inch 140 horsepower 6 cylinder (base)

250 cubic inch 155 horsepower 6 cylinder (optional)

307 cubic inch 200 horsepower V-8 (base)

327 cubic inch 250 horsepower V-8 (optional)

327 cubic inch 325 horsepower V-8 (optional)

 

 

1968 Chevelle Malibu Information

Body Styles

4 door sedan

4 door sport sedan

2 door sport coupe

2 door convertible

4 door wagon

 

 

 

Engine Options

230 cubic inch 140 horsepower 6 cylinder (base)

250 cubic inch 155 horsepower 6 cylinder (optional)

307 cubic inch 200 horsepower V-8 (base)

327 cubic inch 250 horsepower V-8 (optional)

327 cubic inch 275 horsepower V-8 (optional)

327 cubic inch 325 horsepower V-8 (optional)

 

 

1968 Chevelle Malibu Concours Sport Sedan Information

Body Styles

4 door sport sedan

 

 

 

Engine Options

230 cubic inch 140 horsepower 6 cylinder (base)

250 cubic inch 155 horsepower 6 cylinder (optional)

307 cubic inch 200 horsepower V-8 (base)

327 cubic inch 250 horsepower V-8 (optional)

327 cubic inch 275 horsepower V-8 (optional)

327 cubic inch 325 horsepower V-8 (optional)

 

 

1968 Chevelle Concours Estate Wagon Information

Body Styles

4 door wagon

 

 

 

Engine Options

230 cubic inch 140 horsepower 6 cylinder (base)

250 cubic inch 155 horsepower 6 cylinder (optional)

307 cubic inch 200 horsepower V-8 (base)

327 cubic inch 250 horsepower V-8 (optional)

327 cubic inch 275 horsepower V-8 (optional)

327 cubic inch 325 horsepower V-8 (optional)

 

 

1968 Chevelle SS396 (Super Sport) Information

Body Styles

2 door sport coupe

2 door convertible

 

 

 

Engine Options
396 cubic inch 325 horsepower V-8 (base)
396 cubic inch 350 horsepower V-8 (optional)
396 cubic inch 375 horsepower V-8 (optional)