1957 Tropical Turquoise Chevrolet Bel Air 2 door "Post Sedan", with great 60s nostalgia appeal. The exterior has very nice paint with a few era correct modifications, the hood rockets have been removed and filled, it has chrome 15" Cragar SS wheels and BFG raised letter TAs with 225R/70/15 on the front and 255R/60/15 and tasteful pin striping. The Turquoise and white interior has recently been reupholstered with new seat covers, door panels, carpeting and a few custom touches, it also has an AM/FM radio with cassette, and a column mounted Sun Pro tach with a 14" Grant custom steering wheel and a Hurst 4 speed shifter. The engine is believed to be a NOM 283 ci. 270hp solid lifter SBC, which is backed up by a 4 speed manual transmission. The engine compartment is very clean and nicely detailed it has received a few cosmetic and performance enhancements; chrome valve covers and air cleaner, a Weiand aluminum intake, a Holley Avenger double bowl carb, ceramic coated headers, a Mallory Unilite ignition system and an alternator. The frame and floor pans are very solid and clean. This is a great cruise night car, it's a very popular color and has a nice stance with the little and big tires and it has a great sound.
This is the 18th in a 30-day countdown to Barrett-Jackson’s annual Las Vegas collector car auction
H&H Classic Parts points out key parts of design changes from 1955-57
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
The Pick of the Day is a Chevy that packs the big-block performance V8 that was the subject of a famous Beach Boys song
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.