Pro Touring Perfection ZZ502 Crate Powered 1966 Chevelle

This 1966 Chevelle is as impressive as they get. It’s got all the trappings that you would want in a pro touring build, whether it’s for track day at the local auto cross, or a weekend grocery getter. The power comes from a built 502 crate motor connected to a Richmond five speed transmission. Wilwood disc brakes are in every corner ensure quick stops every time.

One of the most striking features of this 1966 Chevelle is the stance. A slight rake give it that aggressive and functional forward slant, keeping the center of gravity over the front wheels as low as possible.

1966 Chevele

Speaking of wheels, these are Billet Specialties “Street Star” wheels, 20″×9″ in rear and 18″×7″ in front.

1966 Chevelle Wheel Pro Touring

Nassau Blue from a ’66 Corvette

Let’s talk about the color. An astute classic Chevrolet enthusiast might recognize the color looks similar to a factory color, and they would be right. The paint on this car is called Nassau Blue, a factory color for the 1966 Corvette. This particular paint application has large metallic flakes substituted in for the typical fine flakes that were in the paint originally. From the photos, you can tell this is one impressive build. In my opinion, it’s quintessential pro touring flavor that will never go out of style.

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  • Ryan 4 years ago

    Do you remember which wheel from billet specialties?

    • Anonymous Ryan 2 years ago

      Wheels are Billet Specialties “Street Star”

  • Bill Holland 5 years ago

    nice!

  • Classic Nation 5 years ago

    Cool site, and great looking car!

  • Joe Tollis 5 years ago

    This was my car that I personally built then sold. Someone asked about the color, it is called “Nassau Blue” from a 66 Corvette but I had it mixed with large metalic instead of the vintage fine metalic. The wheels are Billet Specialties 20×9 in rear & 18×7 in front. 4 wheel Wilwood disc brakes, ZZ502 crate engine with a Richmond 5 speed OD transmission. It looks even more incredible in person! If you have any other questions please ask & thank you all for the compliments!

    • Larry Joe Tollis 3 years ago

      Great. What paint code is it and what did you mix with it? Thanks.

    • Jared Johnson Joe Tollis 3 years ago

      What suspension kit was installed I am restoring my Chevelle and was thinking of going with a DSE any thoughts I really like this stance

    • Brian tucker Joe Tollis 2 years ago

      Love the car…..my pops has a 66 almost same color with big block blower ..wondering what size tire is on the back?

  • Donna Foster MacPherson 5 years ago

    My hubby use work in body shop

  • Donna Foster MacPherson 5 years ago

    Competition blue sure of it like it too

  • Mark Lancaster 5 years ago

    I think I’m in Love!

  • Michael Roberts 5 years ago

    Does anybody now what color this is, I have a truck that I’m restoring, and I really like the color.

  • Billy Fillmore Sr 5 years ago

    sweet and slamed.

  • Cole Quinnell 5 years ago

    Beautiful car!

  • Todd Keogh 5 years ago

    I had one too. Stupid kids getting rid of treasures !

  • Dave Daffron 5 years ago

    My dad had one 396/375hp SS 4 speed with 3:73 posi marina blue convertible with white bucket seats one bad azz ride wish I had it now.

  • Doug Stewart 5 years ago

    Nice cool .

  • Dee Oleskool Ramos 5 years ago

    THIS CAR IS THE SAME YEAR I WAS BORN!!!!!! NOW YOU KNOW THIS IS A CLASSIC!!!! LOL!!!!

  • Bill Hillyard 5 years ago

    Had one that same color when I was young. Had black bucket seats, 396 c.i. 325 h.p. engine, four speed. I loved that car. It was a SS396 too. Would like to have another one to play around with if I could afford it.

  • Garret Ward 5 years ago

    JUST FUCKIN AMAZING.

  • Mark Smith 5 years ago

    That’s a Beautiful car… I just posted a 66 on ebay in need of a restore I was hopin to get to but no time or money for it.

  • Steven Paden 5 years ago

    gotta luv it an the color bad azzz.

  • Dee Oleskool Ramos 5 years ago

    SWEET! YEEESSS!

  • Beau Meshuga Collins 5 years ago

    I think I just messed me drawers.

  • Lenton Brooks 5 years ago

    He lowered it, Ugh.

  • Ron Hedgecoth 5 years ago

    this is one bad ass ride.

    • Sandra Vidito Ron Hedgecoth 5 years ago

      This one of course!