1955 Chevrolet Bel Air
- 454ci V8
- 700R4 Automatic Transmission
- 10 Bolt Posi Rear End
- Vintage Air Conditioning
- Mirror Black Paint Over Red Interior Done By Pro Auto Custom Interiors
- 5 Miles Since Built
Beginning with the heart of the car, opening the hood (with its added under-hood lattice bracing and billet aluminum compound hinges, each one automotive artwork) reveals a massive 454 cubic-inch V8 resplendent in chrome, silver engine-block paint, and valve air-cleaner covers in black, a visual reference to the car's exterior. No components have been mounted to the fenders or firewall, so the look is “all power.” Even most of the car's added vintage air-conditioning system components have been hidden away.
The Bel Air's custom black paint shines deeply with a high gloss across the entire body. All badging has been removed; the bespoke bodyside chrome trim remains. Front and rear chrome bumpers have been fully restored to perfection; cabin glass and lighting lenses display the same perfection. The front grille has been restored to better-than-new, but it retains the model's classic look. Five-spoke chrome wheels complete the custom presentation.
Every aspect of the interior has been taken to a high level. Red is the theme. New leather seating—front buckets and full-width rear bench—as comfortable as it is beautiful—stands out. The upholstery features delicately thin trim lines echoing the chrome trim look throughout the car. V-design chrome door trim is perfectly executed on the red panels. Thick red carpeting covers the cabin floor with matching carpet mats for protection. The dashboard retains the model's original look, but in a thoroughly updated fashion.white-faced gauges are arrayed in the “v” facing the driver. The chrome trim running horizontally across the dash is in pristine condition, as are all retained chrome switchgear. Vintage air-conditioning vents have been nicely added to the lower dash. In a special detail, the custom chrome steering wheel design matches the car's chrome wheels. The dash and the added console
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