Beautiful restoration (Look underneath this car!) of this American
icon and $77K worth of recent restoration receipts! True (1037D
coded Belair Sport Coupe but built to drive in comfort and long
distance, freshly rebuilt Chevrolet 355cid small block engine w/
350+hp ($7K), rebuilt 700R4 overdrive automatic transmission ($5K),
rebuilt Factory HD rear differential($2K) Mirror finish Matador Red
paint with stainless coves ($8K), Brand new correct black and red
two-tone 6-passenger interior ($3K), restored factory gauges ($2K),
Exact reproduction, smaller diameter steering wheel ($1K), March
serpentine belt system with polished air-conditioning compressor
and alternator ($3K) Great sounding ceramic coated headers w/
custom dual exhaust ($2K), 4-wheel power disc brakes ($3.5K), fast
ratio power rack pinion steering ($3K), upgraded suspension and
bushings ($2K) , Super-efficient aluminum radiator electric fan
($2K) , Retro-look upgraded digital, AM/FM/CD changer sound system,
17" Foose chrome Nitrous wheels w/ high speed radials ($2K), All
new chrome and stainless steel trim($3K), Professionally detailed
engine bay trunk, this is just a small list of all the work done,
Show or drive this American classic!
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.
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.