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 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.
With Spring upon us I can’t help but daydream of road trips – those perfect moments when you don’t have a care in the world, the windows are down, and your favorite song is on the radio.
What fascinates me about the Chevrolet Bel Ai is not only how it became an iconic classic car but an American icon over the last 60-or-so years since it debuted as an everyday family car.
A couple of years ago I was attending the Turkey Rod Run in Daytona Beach.
What do you do if you have a beautiful, low-mileage ’55 Chevy with a crapped-out engine that wasn’t supplying enough power anyway?
The 2015 Barrett-Jackson Cup competition last August was an event Andy Leach, owner of Cal Auto Creations, won’t soon forget.
‘Steve’s” 1958 Chevrolet Impala, Fonzie’s Triumph motorcycle, The Green Hornet’s “Black Beauty,” Evel Knievel’s “Stratocycle” and a “screen-used” General Lee Dodge Charger are among the vehicles that will cross the block at Profiles in History’s Hollywood Auction 74.