1965 Chevelle Malibu SS 396 - RPO Z16

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AA ~ Tuxedo Black

Courtesy Ed Sharretts
AA ~ Tuxedo Black * Courtesy Ed Sharretts

Courtesy Ed Sharretts


R6 ~ Regal Red, black vinyl top (test mule built in Baltimore)


RR ~ Regal Red


YY ~ Crocus Yellow

Courtesy Ed Sharretts
Y2 ~ Crocus Yellow, black vinyl top * Courtesy Ed Sharretts

The RPO Z16 Chevelle was only produced in Tuxedo Black, Regal Red, and Crocus Yellow.

Black vinyl tops were offered and only Black, Red, or White interior colors were available.

Mandatory Options Included:
RPO A47 ~ Rear seat belts
RPO A49 ~ Custom deluxe front seat belts w/retractors
RPO B70 ~ Instrument panel pad
RPO U50 ~ Vacuum power brakes
RPO L37 ~ Turbo-Jet 396, 375 HP engine
RPO M20 ~ 4-speed transmission, 2.56:1 low gear
RPO N40 ~ Hydraulic steering
RPO U16 ~ Tachometer
RPO U69/U79 ~ Stereo adapter with AM/FM radio
RPO Z13 ~ Remote control outside mirror

Other options available but not mandatory include:
RPO A01 ~ Tinted windows (all)
RPO A02 ~ Tinted windshield
RPO A31 ~ Electric windows
RPO C08 ~ Vinyl top
RPO N34 ~ Wood grained plastic steering wheel

Recently found Malibu SS 396 in a field.
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