Pro Touring BelAir Bubble Top powered by a 409 c.i. engine with Mass Flo EFI injection, Mallory ignition and distributor, polished Billet Specialties serpentine system, Edelbrock performer rpm intake, Rod & Custom polished aluminum radiator with dual electric fans. Driving is made easy with a Doug Nash 5 speed manual transmission, power steering, power SSBC disc brakes on all four corners, CCP Billet master cylinder with Hydratech brake booster, Global West suspension, Global front and rear tubular upper control arms, Hotchkis front and rear sway bar and 9” Ford rear end with Varishock Billet shock absorbers, stainless steel exhaust with Magnaflow mufflers. Interior features Auto Meter gauges, Flaming River tilt column with Billet Specialties steering wheel, all Red and Black leather interior, Black carpets, power seat, power windows, Vintage A/C. Trunk finished in Black leather with matching Black carpets. Exterior finished in a vibrant Red color with new or replaced chrome and stainless and tinted windows. Car rides on Billett Specialties wheels and 225/50ZR17 tires up front and 255/45ZR17 on rear.
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
In 1958, I turned 16 and got my first car, a ’50 Chevy convertible my two older sisters had abandoned.
In the early 1970s, when I was 5 years old, my grandmother bought a ’71 Chevrolet Chevelle.
With Spring upon us I can’t help but daydream of road trips – those perfect moments when you don’t have a care in the world, the windows are down, and your favorite song is on the radio.
What fascinates me about the Chevrolet Bel Ai is not only how it became an iconic classic car but an American icon over the last 60-or-so years since it debuted as an everyday family car.
A couple of years ago I was attending the Turkey Rod Run in Daytona Beach.
What do you do if you have a beautiful, low-mileage ’55 Chevy with a crapped-out engine that wasn’t supplying enough power anyway?
The 2015 Barrett-Jackson Cup competition last August was an event Andy Leach, owner of Cal Auto Creations, won’t soon forget.
‘Steve’s” 1958 Chevrolet Impala, Fonzie’s Triumph motorcycle, The Green Hornet’s “Black Beauty,” Evel Knievel’s “Stratocycle” and a “screen-used” General Lee Dodge Charger are among the vehicles that will cross the block at Profiles in History’s Hollywood Auction 74.