Impala Engine Options: 1961 Chevrolet Impala  

The 1961 Chevrolet Impala offered a range of engines that promised performance and versatility.  

From the economical 235 cubic inch inline-six to the robust 348 cubic inch V8, there was an engine for every need and desire.

However, it was the introduction of the 409 cubic inch V8 that left an indelible mark on the automotive landscape.

This powerhouse could churn out 360 horsepower, a figure that sent competitors scrambling.

It wasn’t just an engine; it was a statement of power and capability,

ensuring the '61 Impala’s place in the annals of muscle car history.