- Item Location:
- arlington, TX
- Bel Air
- Seller: classical
- Phone: 682-429-1010
1955 Chevrolet Convertible
There is no question that the 1955 Chevrolet is one of the most popular cars ever produced. We love Fords but when you are talking about the 50's they just had no chance next to the classic Belair. These cars are incredibly desirable and will continue to be sought after until the end of time. Of the 55 the one to have in terms of rarity is the classic Belair Convertible. These were luxury cars of the time and only the highest class would be seen cruising in a Belair with the top down. This beautifully built 1955 Chevrolet Belair Convertible is the perfect combination of classic style with some modern upgraded technology. The Red and White body is in great condition and the paint has a perfect shine especially when you combine it with all the chrome and stainless trim work. Also paired with the paint is the White convertible top that is all power operated. When the top is down it is covered with a white convertible top boot that is in good condition as well. Custom Frank Palmer pinstriping is in place throughout giving it a bit more of a custom look then your standard two tone 55. All of the glass on the car is clear without damage and is topped with a nice tint. All of the exterior electrical is in good working condition and has been upgraded with LED lights. A station wagon bumper was used in the rear which incorporates a recessed license plate. This is a subtle change from the original bumper but put it next to a stock 55 and you will wonder why station wagon bumpers weren't used on all 55's. It looks great! Under all 4 corners are 17 inch American Racing Torque Thrust wheels with Corvette run flat tires.
Pop the hood and you will be greeted with a very cleanly done 350 V8 385hp motor. It runs extremely well and has been fitted with a lot of upgrades including a serpentine belt system, chrome power brake booster, polished aluminum valve covers and a chrome air cleaner. In addition to power brakes the car utilizes a Power Steering system and Classic Air A/C making it just as smooth and easy of a driver as your regular everyday vehicle. An Aluminum Radiator is in place and along with a billet overflow tank and electric fans keeps the cooling system operating well in all temperatures. The car has an awesome sound through dual Flowmaster exhaust and custom electric header cutouts are in place to allow you to open up the headers, while in the car, with just a flip of a switch. Just when someone thinks your cruising in a tame 55 Convertible, open up the headers and let them hear how it really sounds! Paired with the motor is a Tremec 5 speed transmission that shifts extremely well with zero issues and transfers power back to the 3:23 posi rear end. Tubular A arms in place and the car has a really smooth ride.
The interior of the car is complete in 2 tone Red and White ultra leather that is extremely soft and comfortable. A custom center console is in place which houses the shifter, Kenwood AM/FM/CD player and AC vents. A billet trim piece is mounted to the dash and is topped with Auto Meter Cobalt gauges and a custom bezel to incorporate them into the original speedometer area. An Ididit tilt steering column is in place and is topped with a reduced size steering wheel. This gives you the stock style of steering wheel without having to rub your knees while driving on the large sized original. Other cool features include the original Kleenex holder mounted in front of the passengers side. The trunk is finished out nicely in the same upholstery material and has a hidden compartment to house the 12CD changer and a fire extinguisher.
You don't see many convertibles pop up on the market, especially as nice as this one. Come check it out today!
This is a rare classic that is just going to get more rare over time.
Add it to your collection for $112,500.00!