This ’68 Impala Station Wagon started life as a special order vehicle, and ended up a family heirloom.
Owned by Tom Kobman #22531253, Cincinnati, OH
Photography by Colin Date and Tom Kobman
During the third week of July 1968, a special color combination Chevrolet Impala Station Wagon, Model #16445, 3 seat (with the larger 396 engine and many other options) rolled out of the Lordstown, Ohio assembly plant.
The person who placed this special order is unknown. It’s assumed that the car was ordered by a General Motors executive, because of the special white with a turquoise top two-tone paint. We do know that this color combination was not an available option from General Motors. The trim tag has “SPECIAL” listed for paint color. Continue reading