For Sale: 1955 Chevrolet 210 in O'Fallon, Illinois

Vehicle Description

Gateway Classic Cars of Orlando is proud to present this 1955 Chevrolet 210 Gasser for sale in our Orlando Florida showroom. Here is some history for those who would like background on this exciting style of dragster. The term Gasser refers to a style of drag race car that was prolific in the late 1950s through the 1960s that ran on gasoline as fuel, as opposed to race fuel. These cars typically competed in heads up drag races that were classed by engine size and car weight. In the faster classes the cars used a straight axle front suspension that produced the intimidating stance that gassers are known for. Easily recognized by common features like the higher front-end stance that was developed as a means of weight transfer to the rear wheels for traction, this style became popular later as builders attempted to achieve a traditional or nostalgic race look. These cars became fan favorites as the well-known racers began to run grudge matches for higher purses. In no time these matches were the top billing at many shows due to the crowd entertainment factor. Gassers were the top drag racing classes in the period that is now referred to as the gasser war years, which ranged from 1955 through 1968. The gasser form was dictated by function and most builders looked to eliminate as much weight as possible. Having their exhaust pipes exit through the front fender to shorten the length of exhaust tubing is another common characteristic of gassers. Builders used 1930s through 1950s production coupes or sedans to create these highly modified racing vehicles. Some of the most common base vehicles were the Chevy Tri-Five cars. Late model cars were not allowed in the Gas classes until 1967, and the gas classes were eliminated by NHRA in 1972. Today they run all over the United States and down under in Australia and New Zealand in vintage and nostalgia drags. This classic 1955 Chevrolet is sporting a Yellow paint job. The engine in this 55 Chevrolet Gasser is a big block 454 CI V8 bored 30 Over and the transmission is an Automatic. It has an Olds rear end with a 3:90 gear ratio. This car is rock solid and owns the pavement as it goes down the highway This 1955 Chevrolet 210 Gasser is for sale in our Orlando Showroom and can be seen in greater detail including 100+ HD pictures and an HD video at www.GatewayClassicCars.com. For additional information please call our knowledgeable staff at (407)771-2000 or email us at [email protected] If you would like to see it in person, come to our Orlando Showroom, located at 635 Century Point Suite 101, Lake Mary, FL 32746. See more at: https://www.gatewayclassiccars.com/ORD/1721

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1382786
  • Price:$28,500
  • Location:O'Fallon, Illinois
  • Year:1955
  • Make:Chevrolet
  • Model:210
  • Exterior Color:Yellow
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:5
  • Stock Number:ORD1721
  • VIN:GCCORD1721