1955 Chevrolet

Bel Air

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Engine Size
265 V8
Transmission Type
2 Speed Automatic
Body Style
Hardtop
Miles
13,272
Vin
C55L010877
Stock
1704

Frame Off restoration to Original Colors - Rebuilt 265 V8 - Power Brakes

Here is a great example of one of America's most iconic automobiles… The 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air 2 door hardtop.
Originally built in Los Angeles, CA; this car underwent an extensive frame-off restoration some time ago and looks exceptional to this day.
During the restoration; the original exterior colors of Shadow Gray over Coral (Code 627) were re-applied professionally. As you can see from the photos; the exterior of the car is in phenomenal condition with proper gaps as well as near flawless stainless and chrome. Feel free to shoot your eye down the sides of the Tri-Five… you won't find a wave or a ripple! This is one of the most desirable color combinations for this era, and the quality of the restoration only adds to the stunning beauty of the car. This beautiful hardtop is sitting on a correct set of painted steel wheels with hubcaps, and wide whitewall radial tires.
The factory 2-tone Gray / Coral (Code 532) vinyl and cloth interior is in mint condition as well as the matching door panels. The dashboard, carpet and headliner are in just as nice of shape as the rest of the car! The door handles and window cranks are all in excellent shape as is all the factory glass. The windows roll up and down perfectly, and the interior / dash lights are nice and bright.
The engine bay is fully detailed to factory specs, so anyone would be extremely proud to open the hood of this baby at the local car show or cruise-in! Feel free to take a look at the trunk, because the restoration didn't forget about it! The spacious trunk is fully detailed as well with a full-size spare.
The factory 265 V8 purrs like a kitten and starts right up with ease. The factory 2-speed PowerGlide transmission shifts perfectly. Both engine and transmission were completely rebuilt during the restoration with minimal miles driven since.
This Bel Air was ordered with some nice options, and they are as follows:
- 265 V8
- Automatic Transmission
- Power Brakes
- Front & Rear Bumper Guards
- EZ Eye Traffic Viewer
- Dual Outside Mirrors
- Tissue Dispenser
- Finger Guard Protectors
This Bel-Air is 100% ready to go!! This is a great Tri-Five Chevy that will make someone very proud to take to local shows for years to come!

The VIN decodes as follows:
C – Bel Air
55 – 1955 Model Year
L – Los Angeles, CA plant
010877 - Sequence (Serial) Number

The Trim Tag decodes as follows:
55 – 1955 Model Year
1037B - Bel Air 2-Door Hardtop
VN - Van Nuys
1031 - Body Sequence number
532 - Gray / Coral interior colors
627S - Shadow Gray / Coral exterior

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Engine

Engine Type
Gasoline
Engine Size
265 V8
Fuel Specification
91 Octane or below

Body

Body Color
Shadow Gray/Coral
Body Style
Hardtop
Doors
2

Basic

Year
1955
Make
Chevrolet
Model
Bel Air
Miles
13,272

Interior

Interior Color
Gray/Coral
Seating Type
Bench
Seat Material
Vinyl & Cloth
Shifter Type
Column
Center Console
No

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