Bowing in August of 1963 for the 1964 model year, the Chevy Chevelle 

was built on GM’s A-Body platform. There is some debate about the origin 

the Chevelle name, but it is thought to have either a Hebrew or French lineage, 

meaning “beautiful and bold.” Available as a coupe, convertible, sedan, station 

, and pickup (El Camino), the Chevelle took direct aim at the Ford Fairlane, and sold 338,286 copies i

The 1968 Chevy Chevelle received a complete revamp with new sheetmetal featuring

 more rounded beltline and sculpted body lines. The coupes and convertibles

 had a shorter wheelbase at 112 inches versus 115 for the 1967 model. 

The tire track was an inch wider at both the front and back. 

The coupe roofline had a more fastback appearance. SS and Concours trims featured

Hide-A-Way windshield wipers, but this would eventually migrate to all trim levels.

The 1969 Chevy Chevelle received few changes. The front bumper had openings