Black and red exterior with black interior
Upgraded full interior and guages
350 CID V8 with Assault intake manifold, electric radiator fan
Threespeed automatic transmission
Power steering and power disc brakes
American Racing fivespoke wheels
MotoeXotica Classic Cars has one of the bestknown Chevrolets of the 20th century, a 1955 BelAir Twodoor Sedan. Made in GMs Janesville, Wisconsin assembly plant, this car has undergone a major revamp from its stock beginnings. Complete with a powerful 350 power plant, power steering, power upgraded disc brakes and upgraded independent front suspension
Finished in a sharp red and black paint scheme, the paint and trim are in overall excellent shape, as are the clear and crackfree windows. This bowties lights are clear and intact. It rolls on American Racing fivespoke wheels surrounded by 245/40R20 tires.
The body panels are all solid and straight, the engine bay is very tidy and the bumpers look great. Under the hood is Chevys venerable small block 350 CID V8 engine with an Assault brand intake manifold and electric radiator fan and backed by a threespeed automatic transmission. Driver assist features include a Tuff Stuff power steering and power brakes.
Inside, the car sports a mostly redone interior. The black front and rear seats are in excellent shape, as is the black carpet and matching headliner. The instrument panel has been refitted with Dolphin gauges and looks great. A threespoke aftermarket steering wheel and aftermarket floor pedals are fitted. The inner door panels, mirror glass and shifter are all in good order. There is no radio in this car and it does not have any windshield wipers and the heater is disconnected.
For 1955, Chevrolet'sfullsizemodel received allnew styling and power. It was called the "Hot One" in GM's advertising campaign. Chevrolet's styling was crisp, clean and incorporated a Ferrariinspired grille. Bel Airs came with features found on cars in the lower models ranges plus interior carpet, chrome headliner bands on hardtops, chrome spears on front fenders, stainless steel window moldings and full wheel covers. The Bel Air name script in gold lettering later in the year further distinguished models.
Chevrolets gained aV8 engineoption and the option of a twospeedPowerglideautomatic or a standard threespeed Synchromesh manual transmission with optional overdrive for 1955. The new265CID V8 featured a modern,overhead valve,highcompression, short stroke design that was so good it remained in production in various displacements for many decades. "Idiot" lights replaced gauges for the generator and oil pressure.
Motor Trendmagazine gave the Bel Air top marks for handling.Popular Mechanicsreported acceleration for a V8 Bel Air withPowerglideas being 060mph in 12.9 seconds, plus a comfortable ride, and good visibility.
A new option for V8equipped 1955 models was air conditioning, with outlets on each side of the dashboard; a heavyduty generator was included on cars equipped with this option.
Competition to this Chevrolet in 1955 included Dodges Coronet twodoor and Fords Fairlane Club twodoor.
This car is currently located at our facility in St. Louis, Missouri. Current mileage on the odometer shows57 miles. It is sold as is, where is, on a clean and clear, mileage exempt title. GET OUT AND DRIVE
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Exterior: Red and Black
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