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AutoHunter Spotlight: 1953 Chevrolet Bel Air

Restored and award winning Bel Air

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Featured on AutoHunterthe online auction platform driven by ClassicCars.com, is a two-tone green and turquoise 1953 Chevrolet Bel Air.

“A frame-off restoration was carried out in the early 2000s encompassing cosmetic and mechanical work, resulting in a Gold Award plaque from the Vintage Chevrolet Club of America dated July of 2004,” AutoHunter notes in the listing. “The body showcases window visors, fender skirts, and rust-free brightwork for the bumpers, grille, headlight surrounds, and moldings.”

The interior has front and rear bench seats upholstered in green and gray cloth. It features green vinyl door panels, carpeting, and laps belts.

Under the hood is 235ci inline-6 Blue Flame engine with a 6-volt electrical set up. The engine is paired with a column-shifted 3-speed manual transmission that sends power to the rear wheels.

It rides on steel wheels with Bowtie-branded hubcaps and wide-whitewall tires.

The sale includes a clear Ohio title, restoration documentation, manuals, awards, sales material, and a full-size spare tire.

This Chevrolet Bel Air’s  auction ends on April 12, 2022, at 12:20 p.m. (PDT).

Visit the AutoHunter listing for more information and photo gallery.

David P. Castro
David P. Castro 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. The Santa Rosa, California native resides in Phoenix with his wife, son, Siberian Husky, Mini Cooper, and 1977 Chevrolet C10.

1 COMMENT

  1. I wish people would stop referring to every 235 6 cyl as a blue flame. Blue flame was corvette exclusive as it had 3 side draft carbs different cam and pistons.

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