Stunning Pro-Touring 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air built from the ground up and featured at the SEMA Show. Power comes from a supercharged 650HP 6.2-liter GM LSA V8 engine backed by a 6-speed automatic transmission. Laser-straight paint and body with show-finished chrome and stainless brightwork. Custom leather interior with console, tilt steering column, Vintage Air climate control and power windows. Custom chassis with Jim Meyer independent suspension, power rack & pinion steering, power Wilwood disc brakes and adjustable coilovers on all four corners. The Bel Air features custom Halibrand-style wheels clad in Nitto tires.
Still an enduring favorite among aging Boomers, the ’55 Chevy was the automaker’s first “modern” design, the first of a trio of model years known collectively as the Tri-5 Chevys. This also marked the GM brand’s departure from its somewhat stodgy image. But you probably knew all that. What you might not have known is […]
This is the 17th car in a 30-day countdown to Barrett-Jackson’s annual Scottsdale collector car auction
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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
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