This 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air is a defining moment in classic cars.
From this point on we would compare all hardtop cruisers to the
Tri-Five Chevys, and this is the car that launched that kind of
appeal. So it's great to have such an authentically restored car
that's great everywhere from the two-tone to the V8 power.
Red and White are as all-American as a Coca-Cola bottle, and this
one is beautifully intertwined. After all, part of what makes the
'55 Bel Air such an icon is the way the jet-inspired side trim is
also used as a clear dividing line for any two-tone. Even the
wheels get in on the color coordination with red steelies,
whitewalls, and intricate hubcaps with chrome and white trim. And
what makes this one so striking is there was an investment here
that turned back the clock. So the paint is era-correct colors, but
the application is far fresher. There's a beautiful gloss to the
paint, the brightwork is glowing, and it's all laid out on quality
sheet metal. It's the kind of car that can live up to your high
What makes this Bel Air so desirable is the pillarless hardtop
profile that lets you roll down all the windows and show off the
interior. So they also made sure that the inside was as well
finished as the outside. And also just like the exterior, the
interior has a terrific eye for vintage detail. The seats look
terrific with a distinct textured tan cloth insert to break up the
sea of red. Good carpeting, a nice headliner, and clean door panels
are all part of the well-done fundamentals. This has all the best
details, like the smooth twin cowl dash, side vent windows, working
dome light, and artful steering wheel. Even the AM radio is still
there cranking tunes. So every drive feels like rolling
Part of what makes these cars a legend is that 1955 was the first
production year for the small block V8. So when you open the hood,
it's great to see such an authentic 265 cubic-inch V8 still so
proudly displayed. So you'll enjoy all the correct components like
the tall oil bath air cleaner, bold red block, and Chevrolet script
valve covers. And the smooth black inner walls, smooth red
firewall, and overall tidy presentation tell you it received the
right attention. The V8 fires up eagerly like a cruiser that's
ready to hit the road, and the Powerglide automatic transmission
makes it ready for the boulevards.
Complete with owner's manual, this is a true time machine where
you're only going to find minimal signs of use after the
restoration. It's the kind of car that will have you planning your
weekend around how many car shows and cruise-ins are around.
Because you're going to want to share it with the world. Call
1955 Chevrolet Bel Air
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