Copyright © 2021 Greensboro Auto Auction, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Yenko equipped Camaros with L72s from 1967 to 1969, and equipped Chevelles and Novas in 1969. *** 198 of these were converted into Yenko Super Cars. Note the exhaust tip exits. 1,435 Miles. The only hint to potential adversaries at the strip as to what lurked under the hood. Starting in 1968, the L72 once more became a factory option for the big Chevys. As I understand, those unique exits are correct for the 1969 L-72 cars. 1966 Chevrolet Biscayne Biscayne. The 1969 Camaros and Chevelles were ordered with COPO L72s, while all others were conversions. Price. Here’s some info I pulled off the net regarding a 66 Caprice Biscayne with the L72 option……..”Not surprisingly, A/C was not available for the high-strung L72.” and “The dual-snorkel air cleaner is unique to the L72 option in the full-size models.” In 1966 it was the most powerful engine available in the Corvette, and between 1966 and 1969 was the most powerful engine available in full-sized models. 1969 CHEVROLET BISCAYNE 2 DOOR SEDAN I have owned this car for over 20 years. This incredible 1969 Impala SS427 convertible is a real-deal L72 car, purchased new by John Cornstubble (no, I’m not making this up) of El Dorado Springs, Missouri on May 12, 1969. We will get back to you soon! The L72 had one Holley four-barrel flowing 780 cfm, and the L71 had three Holley two-barrel carburetors capable of feeding the engine at 1,000 cfm. Chevrolet's second generation Big-Block, the Mark IV had been introduced in 1965 in two 396 cu in (6.5 L) versions. In 1969, through a Central Office Production Order, one could order an intermediate (Chevelle) or pony car (Camaro) with an L72. 2 1/4 hooker headers, turbo 400 trans, 12 bolt rear with … Mileage Unavailable. Chevrolet's second generation Big-Block, the Mark IV had been introduced in 1965 in two 396 cu in (6.5 L) versions. "Buyer's Guide: 1966 L72 427/425hp Chevrolet Biscayne." big block, 442 HP 513 FT lbs of torque. Today these vehicles - referred to as COPOs - are among the most collectible 1960s performance cars. ClassicCars.com has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States, successfully making the Inc. 5000 list in both 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. Ignition is handled by a … 1. Avg. This sinister-looking 1966 Chevrolet Biscayne is one of approximately 200 built with the L72 427/425 HP big block engine and one of 11 believed to exist today. https://www.gaaclassiccars.com › vehicles › 27937 › 1969-chevrolet-biscayne-l72 Most importantly, it is original and unrestored, with just 720 miles on the odometer. We all know the stories of the few factory cars that were truly blacktop legends. 1969 Chevrolet Biscayne, This Two Door Post Car Was Raced In Pa. From 1970 Until1985 When It Was Retired From The Dragstrip And Converted Into A Street Car ByThe Second Owner With Under 100 Street Driven Miles Clocked, It Now Has 454Engine, Aluminum Intake,demon Race Carb. This car is believed to be the only 1968 Factory Tuxedo Black L72 Biscayne known to exist. Ordered in October 1965 by Bader Chevrolet in Fontana, California, it was used by Bader as a drag racer for several years. Ordered on April 4 1969, rolling down the factory line on April 16, and delivered new to the vehicle’s first owner five days later at Matthews-Hargreaves Chevrolet in Pontiac, Michigan, this Biscayne is one of only six examples to have been … 1966 Chevrolet Biscayne L72 white Documentation shows the special-order COPO Biscayne was perfectly equipped for quarter-mile competition: the L72 427/425 HP High Performance V-8 with transistorized ignition, Muncie M214-speed, 4.56:1 Positraction rear end, F41 suspension, metallic brakes, Soft Ray-tinted glass and heater delete. So if you were looking for a cheap ride … It was available in 15 solid colors and an additional three, two-tone combos that had the roof painted a complementing color to the body hue. Other body styles that received the L72 were Belair and Impala Station Wagons, Caprice 2 Door Hardtops and even the Caprice 4 Door Hardtop (if you ever see one of these, please let me know !) SUMMARY. "One of ...? The L72 is also noted for its use in cars built by Don Yenko. Always race car. In 1966 Chevrolet added a 427 cu in (7.0 L) version that was available exclusively in the sports car (Corvette) and full-sized (Impala, Bel Air, Biscayne) lines. In 1969 the L72 was available via a Central Office Production Order (COPO) in Chevrolet's intermediate (Chevelle) and pony car (Camaro). An L72-equipped Biscayne came with 14x5J wheels with bias-ply tires, while 14x6JK steel wheels could be had as a stand-alone option and were included in the aforementioned F41 suspension package. 1969 Chevrolet Impala Sedan 350 V8 5.7L , 4 barrel carburetor, 4 door, burgundy color, burgundy/beige interior. ... C1966 l72 biscayne 4 speed these cars have been spoken of in hotrod stories for decades but seldom seen today and this one is a beautiful... $28,400. who has the correct splatter paint for the trunk [ibought some from heart beat city looks good but the aqua is way to fine i didn't shake the paint just stirred it can't hardly see any color]and what type of gun does every body use i used a primer gun this is for my 69 biscayne thanks john Add to Favorites More. Price Unavailable. In 2006, identified as of remaining 1968 Biscaynes ordered and still equipped with L72 427/425 HP engine. http://www.yenko.net/ubbthreads/ubbthreads.php/topics/497209/6, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Chevrolet_L72&oldid=1001076114, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Report. The COPO option bypassed an internal rule that disallowed engines above 400 cu in (6.6 L) on cars other than the full sized or Corvette. Classic Industries offers a wide selection of 1969 Chevrolet Biscayne parts, including 1969 Chevrolet Biscayne interior parts and soft trim, 1969 Chevrolet Biscayne exterior sheet metal, 1969 Chevrolet Biscayne moldings, 1969 Chevrolet Biscayne emblems, 1969 Chevrolet Biscayne weatherstrip and unique accessories, to nearly every nut and bolt needed for installation. I purchased this engine brand new from the local Chevy Dealer in 1994....installed it in the Biscayne and have not put 300 miles on it since new. Yellow 1969 Chevrolet Biscayne for sale located in Greensboro, North Carolina - Auction Vehicle (ClassicCars.com ID CC-1237930). M22, I think out of the approximately 1 million full-size Chevrolets built that year, only 77 had the M22 trans. Named after a show car displayed at the 1955 General Motors Motorama, the Biscayne was the least expensive model in the Chevrolet full-size car range (except the 1958-only Chevrolet Delray).The absence of most exterior and fancy interior … Yes, that L72 was the same one Don Yenko installed in his famous Camaros. In 1966 Chevrolet added a 427 cu in (7.0 L) version that was available exclusively in the sports car (Corvette) and full-sized (Impala, Bel Air, Biscayne) lines. Auction Lot S199, Dallas, TX 2014. Chevy’s full-sized models, the Impala, Bel Air, and Biscayne got it too. The L72 was made only until 1969 as the carmaker’s most powerful engine at … 140. Odometer shows under 14,000 miles, believed to be true mileage under 10,000. The L72 came with an aluminum intake, Holly carb and a 4 core radiator. The Chevrolet Biscayne was a series of full-size cars produced by the American manufacturer Chevrolet between 1958 and 1975. The Biscayne was 213.2 inches long, 79.6 inches wide and 54.4 inches tall. Trophy winning 1963 Chevrolet 2dr Biscayne with original Ermine White repaint. 1969 Chevrolet Biscayne 427. 427ci L72 V8. 1969 biscayne 427/425 L72 Chevrolet. DeMauro, Thomas A. Check price. Mesa, AZ . Your form has been submitted. This option did not change performance, but reduced weight by roughly 75 lb (34 kg). The rest were single pumpers. One 1967 Impala SS427 was reported to have been built with the L72, however that car has been confirmed to have been modified after its sale to a customer and is not an authentic L72 factory car.[1]. These sleepers that were hidden in the factory... More. All Chevrolet (USA) Biscayne 2-Door Sedan versions offered for the year 1969 with complete specs, performance and technical data in the catalogue of cars Join our 250,000 users * The L72 was not advertised in any 1967 sales literature. 1969 Chevrolet Biscayne Additional Info: 1969 Chevrolet Biscayne, this two door post car was raced in PA. from 1970 until 1985 when it was retired from the dragstrip and converted into a street car by the second owner with under 100 street driven miles clocked, it now has 454 engine, aluminum intake,Demon race carb. Today these COPO cars are among the most collectible Chevrolets. Avg. The only Corvette with a factory-issued double-pumper Holley was the 1967-1969 L88. The L72 was a Big-Block engine produced by Chevrolet between 1966 and 1969. REGISTERED BIDDERS/CONSIGNORS ONLY | NO GENERAL ADMISSION | FACE MASKS MANDATORY, Please Contact Us for More Information About This Vehicle. 15 photos. Per Title Mileage Exempt, Owner Believes to be 27,668 Miles, Car Ordered 3/4/69 - Car Built 4/16/69 - Car Delivered 4/21/69, Sold New at Matthews-Hargreaves Chevrolet in Pontiac, Michigan, Restored by GT Graphics in Franklin, North Carolina from 2013-2015, Correct "LD" Suffix Code 427/425 HP L72 V-8 Engine with Dyno Sheet, Engine Rebuilt by Dansler of Sylva, North Carolina, Stored at Floyd Garrett Muscle Car Museum Since Restored, Butternut Yellow with Black Vinyl Interior. Although 11 known L72 engines were known to be built for installation into passenger cars for 1967, no known cars got this engine from the factory. 84. - 1967 Chevrolet Impala SS 427." 1969 Chevrolet Biscayne Additional Info: 1969 Chevrolet Biscayne two door for sale with a built 427 big block engine, automatic transmission, and exhaust cutouts. This new motor had three 2-barrel carburetors - known as "tri power" - in lieu of the single 4-barrel of the L72, and a 435 hp (324 kW) rating. In, Shea, Terry. In, This page was last edited on 18 January 2021, at 03:56. Days Listed. ... 1969 Chevrolet Biscayne 2.00 1968 Chevrolet Biscayne 1.00 1967 Chevrolet Biscayne 3.00 1966 Chevrolet Biscayne 3.00 1965 Chevrolet Biscayne 4.00 1964 Chevrolet Biscayne 6.00 ... 1968 Chevrolet Biscayne L72. Fully documented L72 Biscayne / Restored with many NOS and date-correct parts / 300-hour freshening completed in 2013 Awarded an AACA National First Prize Award in 2014 / Judging sheets & award included with sale Featured in the November, 1989 edition of Muscle Cars Magazine / Feature included with sale All-original … 2 1/4 Hooker Headers, Turbo 400 Trans,12 Bolt Rear With Reinforced Housing, 4:88 Pro Gears And … ... 1 of 6 with M22 & L72 Options Per Title Mileage Exempt, Owner Believes to be 27,668 Miles Car Ordered 3/4/69 - Car Built 4/16/69 - Car Delivered 4/21/69 100. Mileage. In 1969 you could get your Biscayne with several engine options, including the potent L72 427. While a 396 was still available in full-sized cars, the L72 and the lower performance L36 became the only Big-Block options in the Corvette. ** 99 of these were converted into Yenko Super Cars. I got all the receipts and info about the … Posted by Cameron Milne on 4/28/2019, 11:38 am, in reply to "1969 Biscayne L72" That is SO nice! It was also unique in that it was ordered with no power options, and is a one year only color"Burnished Brown" Does anyone remember seeing this car at … Initially rated at 450 horsepower, the rating dropped to 425 hp (317 kW) shortly after its release (although there was no change in power). The L89 option could also be ordered with the L71, replacing the cast iron cylinder heads for aluminum versions. Three cloth interior colors--fawn, blue, and red--were offered. Very uncommon car in great shape, and it runs perfectly! 340hp 409 cu.in. Fredericksburg, TX . While a 396 was still available in full-sized cars, the L72 and the lower performance L36 became the only Big-Block options in the Corvette. As of 1967 the L72 was no longer available in the Corvette, making it exclusive to the full-sized line. RESTORE A MUSCLE CAR. Of the three, this car is the only one with certified drag race history and known, unbroken ownership stream As optioned, one of one built. But this Biscayne is one of only "6" 69 Biscaynes that ever had the 425 L72 motor with an M22 tranny. This Biscayne is a sleeper. In 1967 Chevrolet introduced the L71, a variant of the L72. V-8 with 3:55 Positraction axle and Muncie M-21 4-speed transmission with Hurst shifter. The next highest volume was the much celebrated Biscayne / Bel-air 2 Door Sedan followed by the Impala and Impala SS convertible. It is powered by a Mark IV 502 c.i. Year 1969. Fawn vinyl was available on sedans only at extra cost. Aside from the intake setup, the two motors were identical. 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