The St. Louis Car Museum is proud to offer for sale a frame-on
restored 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air finished in a highly desirable
factory color combination of Shoreline Beige and Gypsy Red, along
with, a matching Red and Beige two-tone interior! This classic
chevy is fitted with a date-code correct 265ci V8 and Powerglide
automatic, Power top, fender skirts, bumper extensions, tinted
glass, and dual exhaust. A very nice, original driver that would
make for a fantastic addition to any collection!
About Chevrolet's Bel Air Model:
The second generation of Chevrolet Bel Air received a facelift
largely recognized today as the most collectible today! Beginning
with the 1955 model year, chrome trim continued to be draped over
both the interior and exterior. The body grew crisp lines and
smooth angles leaving a very clean appearance from all angles!
Today, the 1955 Bel Air models are now among the most collectible
American cars throughout the world!
About Our 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air For Sale:
We are delighted to offer this Bel Air Convertible (Style#:
55-1067DTX) finished in desirable and data tag correct Shoreline
Beige/Gypsy Red (615) two-tone exterior with matching Red/Beige
(525) combination vinyl interior. Options providing this beautiful
examples superb drive qualities include a 1955 date code correct,
F-code 265ci V8-2bbl engine providing 162 factory rated horsepower
mated to the reliable PowerGlide automatic. Features include a
power convertible top, Remington Cushion-Aire Poly 4 G78-15 wide
whitewall tires, full wheel covers, upgraded AM/FM/Cassette radio
with a fender-mounted antenna, rubber floor mats, and
heater/defrost. Exterior trim upgrades include door handle paint
protectors, door edge guards, fender gravel guards, lower rocker
trim, and fuel door trim surround!
This wonderfully driving example just came out of long term storage
and showcases an older cosmetic and mechanical restoration. It
retains solid driver quality standards with local show worthy
caliper appeal! The dependable 265ci V8 engine has been treated to
a brand new gas tank and straps, sending unit, fuel lines, fuel
pump, filter, and rebuilt Carter carburetor. The engine
compartment, along with, all other components have been beautifully
detailed. The entire braking system is new as well, which includes
new brake shoes/cylinders, brake lines, and brake hoses. The
radiator was replaced with a new Desert Cooler version with new
hoses. All fluids are now brand new.
Additional features include an auxiliary oil filter, original
Carter carburetor, dual exhaust with inline resonators and
Chevrolet turn down tips. This restored classic Chevy starts with
perfect ease and displays all functioning gauges, lights, and
interior features with the exception of the electric dash clock.
When restored, it received new weather stripping, all new Daytona
weave interior carpet and correct imitation leather seating
upholstery, new convertible top and boot cover. All of which
continue to look very sharp today!
The trunk still houses a proper full size spare tire and jack with
rubber mat. Underneath, the solid floors are new replacements along
with the trunk floor, inner/outer rocker panels, and all body
bracing. These were all are undercoated for future preservation.
This classic Bel Air is a wonderfully solid, ready to drive example
that retains an original presentation throughout! This is a
terrific opportunity for anyone in the market for a nicely
equipped, early tri-five Chevrolet Convertible!
You can enjoy our Test Drive Videos from home by clicking play
above or by visiting our YouTube Channel, www.youtube.com/stlcm. To
learn more about this beautiful classic Chevy, contact Jon Faust at
(800)957-5707 or by emailing [email protected]
Shipping options available to those who qualify!