Although the Bel Air saw its debut in 1950, the 1953-54 models were the first of the generation to receive post-WWII mechanical upgrades, these included 235 CID "Blue Flame" OHV inline 6 cylinder engines. Look at this beautiful 1953 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible with 42,361 original miles and all original sheet metal. It is painted in the classic red and white paint scheme from the factory, and it still shines like a beauty. It is powered by a heart pounding 106 hp 6 cyl motor with solid lifters and splash plus pressure lubrication including babbit bearings mated to a manual transmission. Take a look at the interior, it is beautiful and in excellent condition. Everything is original and unrestored on this numbers matching car. You will have a wonderful time cruising with either your power activated top up or down, take this to your favorite car show or cruise night. This vehicle is located at our Milwaukee showroom. You can view this 1953 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible in greater detail including HD pictures and an HD video of it running and driving at Gatewayclassiccars.com. If you are interested in purchasing this vehicle or have more questions regarding it please call us at (262)-891-4253 or email us at Milwaukee@gatewayclassiccars.com.
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