When this 1970 Chevrolet Impala Sport Coupehit the market, the Impala was a long time gone from sitting at the top of the big Chevy hierarchy, having been displaced partway through the 1965 model year by the Caprice. The Impala was still going strong though, and there were two versions of the two-door hardtop available — this Sport Coupe and a more formal-roofed version called Custom Coupe.
This 1972 Chevrolet Impala Custom Coupe is an example of one of the two different 2-door hardtop rooflines available in the full-sized Chevy line 45 years ago. Yes, sales were so brisk back in the day that they offered more choices than you could shake a stick at. The Custom Coupe was the more formal-looking version of the Impala two-door hardtop; it was also used on the upper-crust Caprice Coupe.