This 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air convertible is equipped with a 265/220hp Power Pack V8 engine, dual exhaust and a Powerglide automatic transmission. It is optioned with a power top, Wonder Bar AM radio, traffic-light viewer, windshield washers, day/night mirror, dual outside mirrors, front bumper guards, backup lights and wide whitewall tires on Rally wheels. This car underwent a frame-off restoration completed in 1981. Finished in two-tone Matador Red and Indian Ivory, it features a white top and a red and ivory vinyl interior. 43,227 original miles (mileage not indicated on title). This is a numbers-correct vehicle. From the David Fluke Collection.
This is the 18th in a 30-day countdown to Barrett-Jackson’s annual Las Vegas collector car auction
H&H Classic Parts points out key parts of design changes from 1955-57
Pick of the Day is a 4-door Biscayne sedan in immaculate condition
A shiny Chevy grille, a little electrical tape, and we were stylin’, at least for a weekend
The Pick of the Day is a Chevy that packs the big-block performance V8 that was the subject of a famous Beach Boys song
This is the 12th vehicle in the 30-day Countdown to Barrett-Jackson’s 47th annual Scottsdale auction.
AutoAncestry leads new owner to the shops that restored his show-quality car
In 1958, I turned 16 and got my first car, a ’50 Chevy convertible my two older sisters had abandoned.
In the early 1970s, when I was 5 years old, my grandmother bought a ’71 Chevrolet Chevelle.