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Lot 109
1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible

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CHASSIS NO: VC57T257484

• High-quality custom-built car
• GM LS3 Corvette engine with six-speed manual transmission
• Corvette front suspension
• Vintage Air air-conditioning system
• Comprehensive rotisserie restoration


GM 6.2-liter LS3 Corvette engine, six-speed Tremec transmission, C4 Corvette front suspension and brakes, custom chassis


The iconic design of the 1957 Chevrolet is arguably the most recognizable and most loved American car ever produced, and the top-of-the-line Bel Air Convertible is by far the most desirable 1957 Chevrolet to own. This stunning Chevrolet Bel Air convertible has been significantly upgraded in almost every way possible to create a car that offers a level comfort and performance unimaginable in 1957. This classic Chevy has been literally built from the ground up, starting with a completely new custom chassis fitted with a front suspension system and Hydroboost power-assisted, large front disc brakes from a 1996 C4 Corvette. At the heart of this amazing car is a high-performance 6.2-liter, LS3 V-8 also sourced from a Corvette which is mated to a Tremec six-speed manual transmission. A GM computer system and a high-quality American Autowire wiring harness keeps everything onboard safe, reliable and running perfectly at all times. The body was professionally restored on a rotisserie, then beautifully finished in a mirror deep, PPG global base and clearcoat, two-tone silver and dark blue paint scheme. All the bright trim and moldings are new, as are both chrome bumpers.

Inside, the full custom black interior has a host of welcome amenities that include a new Vintage Air heat and ice-cold air-conditioning system, tilt steering column, custom steering wheel, custom gauges and dash trim, custom stereo system and more. A power-activated, premium quality, snug fitting Stayfast canvas convertible top adds a look of sporty elegance. The aggressive and exciting look of this ’57 Chevy is set-off by a set of Modern Muscle 18” rims that give it a little more attitude than most cars.

Every nut and bolt of this sensational custom Chevrolet has been restored. Attention to detail is apparent everywhere on this Bel Air, from the fully finished and detailed engine bay, to the extreme quality of the fit and finish, painted surfaces and gleaming trim. With spectacular good looks and a powerful, modern drivetrain to match, this icon of American automobile culture is as fun to drive as it is to look at.

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