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1960 Chevrolet El Camino

In it's second year of production the El Camino was still based on the Impala, and underwent major restyling for 1960, following in the same foot steps as the mid sized line-up from Chevrolet. With a more conservative approach, gone were the wild fins and cat's-eye tail lights. Production declined and sales were down to 14,163 produced as Chevrolet discontinued the model, until 1964 when the El Camino was brought back to production.

 

1960 Chevrolet El Camino Production Numbers

Model Number Body/Style Number Body Type & Seating Factory Price Shipping Weight Total Production
El Camino Series 1100 - Six-Cyl
1180 - El Camino $2,366 3,545 lbs See Note
El Camino Series 1100 - V8
1180 - El Camino Not Available Not Available See Note

Note: Chevrolet did not provide totals for series, model or body style. Roughly a little over 14,100 El Camino's were produced.

Chassis Data

Model Wheelbase Overall Lenght Height Front Tread Rear Tread Tires
El Camino 119 in 210.9 in 56.3 in Not Available Not Available 8.00 x 14

 

VIN Numbers

Serial Numbers were stamped on a plate on the left front door hinge pillar (center pillar on Corvair). The Fisher Body number plate on the right-hand side of the cowl gives additional information such as the body style number, the production sequence number, the trim (upholstery) number code and the paint number code.
First Symbol - Year
0 = 1960
Second & Third Symbol - Series
01 = Chevy II (4-cyl) 14 = Impala SS (V-8)
02 = Chevy II 15 = Bel Air 1500 Series (6-cyl)
04 = Chevy II Nova 16 = Bel Air 1600 Series (V-8)
05 = Corvair 500 Series (6-cyl) 17 = Impala 1700 Series (6-cyl)
06 = Corvair 600 Monza Spyder (6-cyl) 18 = Impala 1800 Series (V-8)
07 = Corvair Deluxe 700 Series (6-cyl) 53 = Chevelle & Std. El Camino (6-cyl)
08 = Corvette 54 = Chevelle & Std. El Camino (V-8)
09 = Corvair Monza/Spyder 900 Series (6-cyl) 55 = Chevelle Malibu & Custom El Camino (6-cyl)
11 = Biscayne 1100 Series (6-cyl) 56 = Chevelle Malibu & Custom El Camino (V-8)
12 = Biscayne 1200 Series (V-8) 57 = Chevelle Malibu SS (6-cyl)
13 = Impala SS (6-cyl) 58 = Chevelle Malibu SS (V-8)
Fourth & Fifth Symbol - Body Style
11 = 2dr Sedan 41 = 2dr Sedan
15 = 2 dr Station Wagon (6P) 45 = 4dr Station Wagon (9P)
19 = 4dr Sedan 47 = 2dr Sport Coupe
27 = 2dr Sedan 49 = 4dr Sedan
35 = 4dr Station Wagon (6P) 67 = 2dr Convertible
37 = 2dr Hardtop or Sport Coupe 69 = 4dr Sedan
39 = 4dr Hardtop or Sport Sedan 70 = Sedan Delivery
Sixth Symbol - Assembly Plant
(A) Atlanta, Georgia (L) Los Angeles, California
(B) Baltimore, Maryland (N) Norwood, Ohio
(F) Flint, Michigan (O) Oakland, California
(G) Framingham, Massachusetts (S) St. Louis, Missouri
(J) Janesville, Wisconsin (T) Tarrytown, New York
(K) Kansas City, Missouri (W) Willow Run, Michigan
Last Six Symbols - Production Sequence
Started at 100001

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