The St. Louis Car Museum is proud to offer for sale a frame-on restored 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air finished in a highly desirable factory color combination of Shoreline Beige and Gypsy Red, along with, a matching Red and Beige two-tone interior! This classic chevy is fitted with a date-code correct 265ci V8 and Powerglide automatic, Power top, fender skirts, bumper extensions, tinted glass, and dual exhaust. A very nice, original driver that would make for a fantastic addition to any .....
About Chevrolet's Bel Air Model:
The second generation of Chevrolet Bel Air received a facelift largely recognized today as the most collectible today! Beginning with the 1955 model year, chrome trim continued to be draped over both the interior and exterior. The body grew crisp lines and smooth angles leaving a very clean appearance from all angles! Today, the 1955 Bel Air models are now among the most collectible American cars throughout the world!
About Our 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air For Sale:
We are delighted to offer this Bel Air Convertible (Style#: 55-1067DTX) finished in desirable and data tag correct Shoreline Beige/Gypsy Red (615) two-tone exterior with matching Red/Beige (525) combination vinyl interior. Options providing this beautiful examples superb drive qualities include a 1955 date code correct, F-code 265ci V8-2bbl engine providing 162 factory rated horsepower mated to the reliable PowerGlide automatic. Features include a power convertible top, Remington Cushion-Aire Poly 4 G78-15 wide whitewall tires, full wheel covers, upgraded AM/FM/Cassette radio with a fender-mounted antenna, rubber floor mats, and heater/defrost. Exterior trim upgrades include door handle paint protectors, door edge guards, fender gravel guards, lower rocker trim, and fuel door trim surround!
This wonderfully driving example just came out of long term storage and showcases an older cosmetic and mechanical restoration. It retains solid driver quality standards with local show worthy caliper appeal! The dependable 265ci V8 engine has been treated to a brand new gas tank and straps, sending unit, fuel lines, fuel pump, filter, and rebuilt Carter carburetor. The engine compartment, along with, all other components have been beautifully detailed. The entire braking system is new as well, which includes new brake shoes/cylinders, brake lines, and brake hoses. The radiator was replaced with a new Desert Cooler version with new hoses. All fluids are now brand new.
Additional features include an auxiliary oil filter, original Carter carburetor, dual exhaust with inline resonators and Chevrolet turn down tips. This restored classic Chevy starts with perfect ease and displays all functioning gauges, lights, and interior features with the exception of the electric dash clock. When restored, it received new weather stripping, all new Daytona weave interior carpet and correct imitation leather seating upholstery, new convertible top and boot cover. All of which continue to look very sharp today!
The trunk still houses a proper full size spare tire and jack with rubber mat. Underneath, the solid floors are new replacements along with the trunk floor, inner/outer rocker panels, and all body bracing. These were all are undercoated for future preservation. This classic Bel Air is a wonderfully solid, ready to drive example that retains an original presentation throughout! This is a terrific opportunity for anyone in the market for a nicely equipped, early tri-five Chevrolet Convertible!
You can enjoy our Test Drive Videos from home by clicking play above or by visiting our YouTube Channel, www.youtube.com/stlcm. To learn more about this beautiful classic Chevy, contact Jon Faust at (800)957-5707 or by emailing email@example.com. Finance & Shipping options available to those who qualify!