The Bel Air Fourth Generation

The fourth generation began in 1959 and the Bel Air underwent a major redesigning. The tailfins were made flat and wing-shaped. The vehicle was 211 inches long 11 inches longer than 1957 one and had a wheelbase of 199 inches. This recorded Chevrolet as the longest car...

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Bel Air Models

In 1956 Bel Air models were seven and this included the newly debuted Sport Sedan, which was a pillarless four-door hardtop that was attractive with all the windows rolled down that allowed easy entry into the backseat. Production of the four-door hardtops was 103000...

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Second Generation of the Chevrolet

In 1955, the ‘Power Pack’ option had a four-barrel carburetor and other upgrades producing 180 bhp. The ‘Super Power Pack’ option increased compression and further 15bhp. Gauges for the generator and oil were replaced by warning lights. It was the second Chevrolet to...

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The 1954 Chevrolet Bel Air

During this era, one would choose between the three types of engines depending on the transmission you required. The two 235 cubic inch engines came as the ‘Blue Flame’ inline six-cylinder OHV engines. They had hydraulic valve lifters with automatic transmission and...

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1953 Chevrolet Model Range

A new name was given to the Chevrolet series, and the Bel Air name was used for the premium model range. Chevrolet introduced two lower series; the 150 and 210 which succeeded the Special and Deluxe series respectively. The 1953 Chevrolet was entirely restyled making...

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The Chevrolet Bel Air

This type of car was produced by Chevrolet after the second World War and was a full-size vehicle. It was famous between the 1950-1975 model years. From 1950-1952, only the two-door hardtops had the name Bel Air designed by the Chevrolet model range. For the 1953...

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New Yorker Ninth Generation

It was launched in 1983 and the Chrysler line was becoming complicated as the New Yorker name was getting used in two different models. The M-body car became the New Yorker Fifth Edition which lasted for one year and was replaced by 'Fifth Avenue' which was used up to...

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