The Chevrolet Chevelle was manufactured by General Motors from 1964 to 1977. The Chevelle came in a wide variety of body styles (coupe, sedan, convertible, station wagon and pickup) in both two-door and four-door versions. Individual Chevelles can be identified by their Vehicle Identification Number. This 13-character sequence of letters and numbers is read from left to right and provides specific information about the car.
The first number identifies the manufacturer of the car. This number will be a “1,” indicating that the Chevelle was manufactured by Chevrolet.
Look at the second and third numbers. These numbers together describe the series. The third number also describes the engine size in number of cylinders.