Let’s talk about the history of this model for a bit. In 1972, the marker lights on the Chevelle have had folded shape and steel was found on the corner of the front wings and the radiator grill. All Malibu had received “hidden” wipers. The Super Sport option could now be equipped with any V8 engine, including the base 307 cc. In 1972, the series of Chevelle becomes second by popularity in America. Basic version included into itself four models, including the universal. Luxury Malibu modification was offered also with a convertible body. More than 24,000 Malibu Sport Sedan with a standard 307-cc 130 hp V8 engine were built.
For the 1972 Chevelle SS the most powerful motor becomes the engine of 270 hp. According to the requirement of GM, henceforth has become be indicated the “net” power. The remaining engines for the SS remained unchanged since 1971. The universal Chevelle became shorter by 250 mm and nearly half a ton lighter than its full-size counterparts, but they were sold much slower.
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