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AutoHunter Spotlight: 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air

Restored two-door sedan with upgraded 350cid V8 engine

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For the 1955 model year, GM gave its Chevy Bel Airs a full redesign to the famous “shoebox” style with flatter, smoother sheet metal side panels, triangle taillights and a wraparound windshield.

AutoHunter, the online auction platform driven by ClassicCars.com, has one of these shoebox-styled 1955 Chevrolet Bel Airs up for auction. 

1955 Chevrolet Bel Air

This two-door example received a cosmetic restoration under prior ownership in which the body was repainted in Dark Blue Metallic and the brightwork replaced.

The interior houses reupholstered gray cloth and leather seating with color-matched belts, headliner and door panels. Full-width bright Bel Air bowtie trim accents the dark blue dash.

Interior amenities include a push-button Autosound radio with dual 6×9 rear deck speakers, an analog clock, tinted windows, cigarette lighter, electric windshield wipers and a leather-wrapped steering wheel.

Power comes from a replacement and rebuilt 350cid V8, equipped with an Edelbrock carburetor and aluminum radiator, and connected to a 700R 4-speed automatic transmission.

The five-digit odometer reads 26,589 miles, although true chassis mileage is unknown.

This Chevy Bel Air’s auction ends August 17 at 11:40 a.m. PDT.

Visit this vehicle’s AutoHunter listing for more information and gallery of photos.

Racheal Colbert
An experienced writer and editor, Racheal brings her enthusiasm for collector cars to her role as the Content Manager of the Collector Car Network. Former Content Writer and Marketing Manager in the tech and publishing industry, Racheal brings a fresh perspective to the Journal and the automotive world.

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