The 409-inch engine was first available in 1961, and dominated the drag strip and stock car circuits in the early 60s. In 1963, the Impala SS 409 produced around 425 horsepower; an impressive feat for the technology of that era.
The Chevrolet 409 is subject matter of the Beach Boys song of the same name.
My 4-speed, dual quad, posi-traction 409.
Houston people usually think of 409 as the area code for the Galveston area not the Beaumont area. 409 is more widely known for the Galveston area.
Houston-emogirl: 409. So you must live near Galveston, right?