The Story of Chevy Impalas

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The Impala, introduced in 1958 by Chevrolet, was fast, big, roomy and inexpensive. By its second year, the Impala had become the most popular Chevy ever made. Many Impalas could be seen with young people in them at drive-in restaurants and drive-in movies. Some clarification as to what drive-in movies are should be included for today's youth. By 1972, sales of Impalas reached ten million. They were popular family cars, especially in places like Cuba where they could haul large items. They were also popular there as taxis. Impalas in Cuba are often over forty years old. Chevrolet stopped making the Impala in 1966, but began making it again in 2000. It is small, has a more comfortable interior and has an efficient engine which does not use a lot of gasoline. The Impala is alive and well. This is part of the "Classic Car" series of Imagination Library. 2002, Garth Stevens Publishing, Ages 8 to 12.
— Leila Toledo
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780836831900
  • Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/28/2002
  • Series: Classic Cars Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 24
  • Sales rank: 1,183,564
  • Age range: 7 - 10 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.52 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.29 (d)

Table of Contents

The First Impalas 4
The Super Sport 6
Bigger and Better 8
High-Performance Impalas 10
The Last Convertible 12
Smaller Impalas 14
Impalas in Cuba 16
Custom Impalas 18
Today's Impala 20
More to Read and View 22
Places to Write and Visit 22
Web Sites 23
Glossary and Index 24
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