1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Sedan
We have said it before and we will say it again, the 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air is one of the most recognizable classics ever created. These were the poster car for the classic car world for many years and even in pop culture you will find that if they are trying to give that 50's feel most likely the girl in the poodle skirt is going to be hopping into a Turquoise 57. The classic you see here is a very cool true Bel Air car that was special ordered with factory air conditioning. The car was built to be a solid driver with a bit of a hot rod look. The car is very enjoyable as is but with its straight solid body would also be a good base for a restoration if that is what you are looking for. It has no rust issues or signs of damage. Coated in a primer Gray paint the car has a much tougher exterior than it's brightly colored counter parts. Most of the bright work is in place except for the rear bumper. The center section does come with the car but the side portions under the taillights are not. The glass is free from any scratches/chips and is tinted throughout with a dark tint found on the side glass and rear. The car has a great stance and under all four corners sit aftermarket Eagle wheels with Uniroyal Tiger Paw GTS tires.
Powering the car is the 283 V8 4 barrel motor. The engine is believed to be original and runs strong. It is the type of car that starts up well every time and cruises down the road comfortably. It doesn't have any smoking issues or known problems. The original transmission did have to be replaced previously so it was changed out with a 700R4 automatic. It moves through the gears wheel and makes the car run down the highway well. Disc brakes have been added up front and are power assisted. It also has power steering which makes driving it very easy. It is a factory AC with the factory run vents but the AC system isn't currently working.
The previous owner of the car ran an interior shop and while in his possession he installed an entirely new interior. It was done within the past 5 years and is in great shape. It is done in all black and the seat upholstery, headliner, carpeting, and door panels all look good. The dash is Black with the gauge cluster and steering wheel done in White. All of the original gauges are in place as is the original 57 steering wheel. An aftermarket stereo has been added with an amp and 10 cd changer mounted in the carpeted trunk.
This is a fun classic that is being offered up at a great price. Whether you want and old school driver or restoration project this car has a lot of potential.
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