1955 Chevy Bel-Air convertible - front

General Motors

Heritage Transport Museum

Heritage Transport Museum

1955 Chevrolet Bel-Air Convertible Sedan was America’s most popular car of the year and one of the coveted classic cars of all times around the world. Chevrolet Bel-Air model appeared under the Chevrolet brand name during 1950's. It prominently featured quarter panel side appear. The body style was distinguishable by a wide chrome strip molding that ran from rear fender bulge to the rear bumper. The interiors of the Bel-Air were more luxurious with lots of chrome, standardised carpeting and full wheel covers. The name ‘Bel-Air’ referred to a ritzy Los Angles enclave then renowned for its Hollywood luminaries. This model has featured in some of the famous Bollywood movies also.

Wheelbase: 115 inches
Engine type: Inline valve-in-head
Engine: 3900 CC, with 6 cylinders

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  • Title: 1955 Chevy Bel-Air convertible - front
  • Creator: General Motors
  • Date: 1955
  • Location: USA
  • Physical Dimensions: Iron, rubber & glass, 490 cm X 184 cm X 151 cm
  • Type: Objects

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