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1961 Chevrolet Impala "Double Bubble" Built by Greening Auto

Make: Chevrolet
Model: Impala
Year: 1961
Mileage: 235
VIN: 00000000000000000
Color: White
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Interior color: Tan
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Gallatin, Tennessee, United States

1961 Chevrolet Impala Additional Info:

1961 Chevy Impala “Double Bubble”

Great 8 Ridler Winner by Greening Auto

For sale by owner is the fully custom 1961 Impala “Double Bubble” by Greening Auto in Nashville. This “1 of 1” design consisted of endless fabrication work to the body including the addition of a second rear roof sourced from a 1961 Pontiac. No expenses or details were spared in this build, $1.5M+ invested.


2016 Awards

  • Great 8 Ridler Award Winner
  • SEMA - Battle of the Builders, 2nd Place
  • GoodguysNashville, TN - Builder's Choice Award
  • Goodguys Colombus, OH - Builder's Choice Award
  • SEMA - Chip Foose, Runner-Up Best Paint
  • Syracuse Nationals - Gene Winfield Select Six
  • Street Rodder Top 100
  • Shades of the Past Pigeon Forge, TN (Fab Five, Top 25, Dollywood VIP Award)
  • Endless Summer Ocean City, MD (Most Popular, Elite Eight)

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Engine/Drivetrain

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  • Chevy 409 Engine Bored to 473 Cubic Inches
  • Eagle Crankshaft
  • Edelbrock Cylinder Heads & Pistons
  • 10.5:1 Compression Ratio
  • Stacked Fuel Injection
  • Custom Headers and Exhaust, Flowmaster Mufflers
  • Tremec 5-Speed Manual Transmission
  • McLeod Clutch
  • Ford 9-Inch Rear Axle, 3.50:1 Gears
  • Detroit Locker Differential
  • Be Cool Radiator, CoolingComponents Fan


Body


  • '61 Bubbletop Impala
  • Rear Top Sourced From 1961 Pontiac, Glasurit Paint by Greening
  • CNC Billet Side Trim
  • Custom School Wheels and Modified Goodyear Eagle Tires
  • Color-coordinated Engine Bay Conceals Wires and Plumbing
  • Power Windows, Doors, and Hood w/ Remote Access
  • 235 Miles


Fabrication

  • Custom Fender Spear
  • Hood Lengthened 4"
  • Windshield Laid-Back 2"
  • Roof Chopped 3"
  • Nomad Style Roof Rips Added
  • Fenders Pinched
  • Front Door Seam Aligned w/ Windshield
  • Modified Quarter Panels


Suspension/Brakes

  • Four-Corner RideTech Shockwaves
  • Wilwood Brakes
  • Front Suspension: Mustang II System, Rack-and-Pinion Steering

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Interior


  • Done by Paul Atkins
  • Custom-Built Bucket Seats from 1961 Cadillac
  • Hand-Build Leather Dash
  • Classic Instruments Gauges
  • Floor Shifter, Custom Door Panels
  • Motorhead Jewelry Shift Handle
  • Vintage Air-Conditioning


Notable Links

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·http://www.greeningautocompany.com/Greening-Auto-Company-Gallery/CompletedBuilds/JoesDoubleBubble/joesdoublebubble.php

· http://www.hotrod.com/articles/1961-impala-bubbletop-wagon-knocked-em-dead-detroit/

Car is located in Nashville, TN area. Please email fastjimmy57@gmail.com with any questions or for further contact information.