1958 Chevrolet Impala at the 2014 Greenwich Concours

Mind Over Motor

1958 Chevrolet Impala Front

The Tri-Five Chevrolets of the 1950s are legendary, but I feel like the model produced just one year later is better than its three older brothers.  1958 marked the appearance of the top of the line Impala for the first time, and the name would stand as Chevrolet’s standard-bearer in the full-size market until 1985.  The name is still of course used today (despite being dragged through the mud since my pre-teen years) as Chevy’s full size car.  In ’58, the lineup got a redesign which brought quad round headlights across the board and marked the appearance of the three taillights per side that would stick to Chevy’s top of the tree models until 1966.  Six-cylinder and small-block V8 engines were available as they were for 1957, but the ’58 brought with it the debut of the big-block V8 option.  Although it only displaced 348 cubic inches at the time…

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