Rob & Carol’s 1970 Chevelle SS396

Built From The Ground Up

Rob & Carol’s 1970 Chevelle SS396

Robert Cox originally purchased this Cortez Silver 1970 Chevelle SS396 on February 14th, 1970 and has taken amazing care of it in his subsequent 50 years of ownership. While it used to be his daily driver for the first 20 years, it has since become just a “frequent” driver and local car show competitor.

This Chevelle was optioned with the 350hp 396 big block paired to a close ratio four speed transmission. Factory air conditioning, posi-traction rear, and bucket seats are a few other notable features that he optioned when purchasing new. Barring a few odds and ends, this car remains totally stock other than a few GM replacement parts over the years.

“This car is a time machine, every time I grab a gear I go back to when I was 22 again.”

Robert C

Ground Up Parts Featured In This Build

1970-1972 Chevelle Big Block Power Steering Hose Kit

Part #: ARK-70B

$40.41

You Save: 10%

1970-1972 Chevelle Super Sport Printed Circuit, With Warning Lights

Part #: GPC-523

$71.95

https://www.ss396.com/chevelle/GPC-523.html

1970 Chevelle Factory Shop Manual Set

Part #: HMS-70A

$71.04

You Save: 10%

1969-1972 Chevelle SS Fender Emblem Kit

Part #: TO-773K

$28.82

You Save: 15%

Shop our huge selection of Chevelle Parts!

1964-1977 Chevelle & Malibu Parts

We want to see your Built From The Ground Up Ride!

Submit your car to be featured here!

Share this car with your friends!

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on email
Email

More Articles From Ground Up SS396.com

1970 Chevelle

Johnny J’s 1970 Chevelle SS396

Johnny J received this 1970 Chevelle in 2004 from his father, who has been the original owner of this Chevelle since 1971. Johnny began a full frame off restoration of

Read More »
1967 Chevelle

Paul C’s 1967 Chevelle

Paul was looking for a ’67 for a while. He was searching the internet when he found one with good bones, was running and a driver.A 1967 Chevelle located in

Read More »
1966 Chevelle

Russ P’s 1966 Chevelle Malibu

Russ spent a few years hunting for his dream ’67 Chevelle online, and finally found this 1966 Chevelle Malibu about four years ago on eBay. He decided this would be

Read More »

Now Hiring in Florida!

Looking to get into the Automotive Industry? Here's your chance, click below to see what positions are opening soon!

Operation Status

See what we're doing at Ground Up SS396.com

Parts Catalog

Chevelle & El Camino, Camaro, & Nova
Free

We Want To See Your Car!

Submit your car to be featured today!

Follow Us On Social