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Atomic Orange was no factory color in 1967 when Blake Grandil’s Chevelle was built, but it’s one of our most favorite colors for a repaint. Atomic Orange, Desert Sunset Orange Metallic, and many of the other colors in the orange metallic palette are gaining ground, as can be seen from Joe Brown’s ’67 Mustang on our June ’11 cover. The orange painted grille accents will probably date Grandil’s car within a few years, but we still like it. With the exception of the paint, Grandil built the car himself, and endowed it with a 402ci big-block and Turbo 350 trans.