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AutoHunter Spotlight: 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air resto-mod

Classic coupe has been updated and upgraded


“This 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air two-door hardtop resto-mod rides on an adjustable coilover suspension and 17-inch front and 18-inch rear American Racing wheels,” AutoHunter notes in the Bel Air’s listing. “Offering upgrades including a Wilwood braking system, a B&M shifter, and a replacement 383ci stroker V8 paired with a 700R4 4-speed automatic transmission.”

AutoHunter, AutoHunter Spotlight: 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air resto-mod, ClassicCars.com Journal

The Bel Air’s two-tone mother-of-pearl yellow with white paint is replete with chrome front and rear bumpers, grille, badging and rocker trim moldings.

The car rides on 5-spoke American Racing wheels, 17 inches in the front and 18 inches out back, with Vogue tires. The upgraded suspension features CPP upper and lower control arms, Heidts 2-inch drop spindles, and a Ridetech 4-link rear suspension with Ridetech coilovers.

To slow the Bel Air, 4-wheel Wilwood 12-inch cross-drilled and slotted disc brakes with a Talon brake booster was installed. The interior features late-model tan cloth buckets seats up front, and a custom center console with a B&M shift lever and cup holders. Creature comforts for the driver and passengers include a Vintage Air HVAC system and a retro-style Wonderbar AM/FM/XM/Bluetooth stereo.

This Bel Air is offered with a clear Nevada title in the seller’s name and the auction ends on December 21, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. MST.

David P. Castro
David P. Castro
David P. Castro is one of our lead writers. The Santa Rosa, California native is an experienced automotive and motorsports writer with a passion for American muscle cars. He is a credentialed automotive, NASCAR, and IndyCar reporter that graduated from the University of Nevada-Reno. A devoted F1 and NASCAR fan, he currently resides in Phoenix, Arizona with his wife, son, Siberian Husky, Mini Cooper, and 1977 Chevrolet C10.



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