The Skylark for ’66 is available in three body styles; a two door sedan, hardtop coupe and a convertible. The entry level engine is the Fireball 225 CID V6 offering 160 hp and delivers a presentable 235 lb-ft of torque with the stock one barrel carburetor. The standard engine is the Wildcat 310 and the two barrel it provides 210 hp, putting 310 lb-ft of torque to the pavement. For the best factory performance Skylark the optional Wildcat 445 package tops the list. This package puts four barrel set up on the larger 340 CID engine to achieve a rating of 260 hp with 365 lb-ft. of torque. The MSRP for a new Skylark in 1966 was between $2,630 and $3,100.00, but by 2016 the average auction price for a well maintained original condition unit was around $16,500.00.
340 CID V8 3-Speed Automatic
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