1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible 350 Crate Engine, 700R4 Automatic PB PW

1957 Chevrolet Bel Air/150/210

Make: Chevrolet
Model: Bel Air/150/210
Trim: Convertible
Year: 1957
Mileage: 6,157
VIN: VC57F234330
Color: Matador Red
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Red/Silver
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Description for Chevrolet Bel Air/150/210 1957

1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible Exceptionally well built Bel Air convertible fitted with GM High Output 350 crate engine. 700R4 automatic. power brakes. steering. top. & windows. along with top-of-the-line Gen IV Vintage Air HVAC system! Complete frame off restoration completed in mid 2013 with superb results! Ready to show from every angle. or tour cross country! Great example! An icon in American automotive design known throughout the world! Considered the junior Cadillac to consumers in the late-1950’s. it possessed the classic 1950’s rear fins. plenty of chrome from front to back. and a very handsome look overall! Chevrolet called it “Sweet. Smooth. and Sassy!” in their advertising copy. Words that continue to ring true today. and a perfect embodiment of young mid-Fifties America! We are delighted to offer this 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible finished in desired. code correct Matador Red (802) over Red & Silver(683) interior with White power convertible top! This highly optioned example comes with all the desired looks and charm of a stock Bel Air. but hides an upgraded drivetrain underneath its original exterior! a new GM Performance crate 350ci V8 mated to a Turbo-Hydramatic 700R4 4-speed overdrive transmission. and original 1957 date-coded rear end! Options include Vintage Air Gen IV air conditioning & heat system utilizing electronic controls. power brakes. power steering. dash board light deflector. front bumper guards. rocker trim. dual rear antennas. reverse lights. dual outside mirrors. dual exhaust. electric wipers. Blue Dot taillight lenses. Wonderbar AM/FM push-button radio. door handle paint guards. door edge guards. rear trunk lid trim. factory windshield washer. and so much more! The body. chassis. and undercarriage are all spectacularly solid and have undergone a complete but & bolt restoration! The exterior paint was just refinished in 2012 and looks excellent! The bare chassis was painted high gloss black. while the exceptionally solid undercarriage was oxide primer coated and cleared for a factory look that will last for decades! Both were re-mated with brand new body bushings on perfect factory body mounts! The engine fuel system from the gas tank forward is new. entire braking system is new. completely rebuilt front end. new spiral shocks & multi-leaf springs in the rear. all new exhaust utilizing XLerator Super Turbo mufflers. and more! The Chevrolet engine is a 4-block main design fitted with Vortec style aluminum dual plane intake & Holley 600cfm carburetor with electric choke. Vortec cast iron 64cc chamber heads. stamped steel self-aligning rocker arms. dished cast aluminum pistons. hydraulic camshaft. HEI ignition. Griffin aluminum radiator. and more. Its produces a perfectly respectable 330 horsepower and 380 lb ft of torque at 9. 1:1 compression so it only needs regular unleaded at the pump! Under the hood. you will see it nicely detailed with tons of chrome everywhere you look! This includes brake booster. master cylinder. alternator & bracket. air cleaner. and valve covers! In addition. four new chrome Cragar SS mag wheels were fitted with brand new BF Goodrich Radial T/A tires measuring 225/70R15 to give this car the appearance it deserves going down the boulevard! This Bel Air convertible runs down the road superbly! The air conditioner blows cold. the factory gauges are all functional. showcases T3 headlamps. and the power top operation in whisper quiet! It shifts super smooth and the power steering offers effortless lane management and parking maneuvering! If you have been looking for a car that fulfills the experience of driving a classic 1950’s convertible. but needed the extra confidence of a more modern drivetrain. this car should head straight to the top of your list! This Bel Air provides an outstanding opportunity for the astute collector and driver enthusiast! Current odometer reading since completion reads 6. 57 miles. Please feel free to call with additional questions. Thanks for looking! IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR POTENTIAL BUYERS: In an effort to protect the eBay user information and to help ensure the authenticity of correspondence between St. Louis Car Museum and its bidders. eBay’s new listing format does NOT display any bidder information. Nevertheless. we STRONGLY encourage bidders to contact us directly to answer questions or to verify correspondence. All of our vehicles are advertised locally and nationally using a variety of formats and often sell before the end of eBay listings. To secure a vehicle. please contact us. Please call 1-800-957-5707 or 314-993-7104 with any questions or to discuss financing or transportation arrangements. Currency Converter Specifications Price: $79. 00 VIN: VC57F234330 Cylinders: V8 Title: Clear Exterior Color: Matador Red Carfax: Engine: 350ci Transmission: 700R4 Automatic Mileage: 6. 57 Interior Color: Silver/Red Financing & Lease Options St. Louis Car Museum works closely with several lenders so we can accurately address the needs of our clients. Let our finance department develop a financing or lease program that helps you achieve your goals and dreams! Click the images below for instant online credit approval: