If you weren’t around during the ’60s, this is the car The Beach Boys were singing about: the Chevrolet Impala SS 409. 409 being the said displacement of Chevy’s fire-breathing performance V8 that year. The ultimate ticket to bragging rights in your full-size Chevrolet in ’64, providing you had the scratch to put one in your driveway! Eventually it would be supplanted by the 396 and 427 V8s, but hey, that was in the future. In 1964, this was the one to get.