This 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air custom convertible is powered by a 350/300hp fuel-injected LT1 engine mated to a 4L60E automatic transmission. The Bel Air sits on a Paul Newman chassis that was powder-coated. The front and rear ends are equipped with a complete Corvette aluminum alloy suspension system with rack & pinion steering. It has a stainless-steel gas tank and Boyd Coddington wheels. The body was stripped, and then epoxy-coated inside and underneath. It is painted in Corvette Millennium Yellow. The convertible top is Midnight Blue and the interior is Midnight Blue microfiber.
This is the 17th car in a 30-day countdown to Barrett-Jackson’s annual Scottsdale collector car auction
This is the 30th and final car in a 30-day countdown to Barrett-Jackson’s annual Las Vegas collector car auction
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