- $46,000 Get Financing
- Bel Air
- 8 cyl
- 3 Speed Auto
- Seller: classical
- Phone: (682) 429-1010
1957 Chevrolet BelAir Hardtop
Almost everyone in the classic car community can pick their favorite tri five Chevy year/body style. One of the most popular though has to be the 57 BelAir Hardtop. Something about the lack of the post give these cars a really cool side profile with wide open access to the interior. The clean 57 Hardtop you see here is a true BelAir and a factory V8 car. It was also ordered with the rarely seen Dusk Pearl body color combined with an Ivory top. It is a really nice color combo and one you don't tend to see as often. This car has received a frame up restoration which means although the body was never pulled from the frame, all components have been gone through, replaced and repaired. It has been a gradual process but results in a very clean classic. It has also been well maintained and if it ever needs work, it gets done. It comes with a binder full of receipts spanning from 2011 to 2020. Based on these receipts we can track the mileage and it appears the 2500 miles have been put on it over the last 7-8 years. So that speaks to how the car has been primarily used as a weekend show car. We also believe not only has it been a Texas car all of its life but a North Texas car as it still wears a Cleburne, TX dealer emblem on the rear deck lid. The factory style chrome and stainless is all in place and looks good. They are not mounted in our pictures but the car does come with a set of rear fender skirts which are nice accessories to have. It is surprising how a simple set of skirts can really change up a vehicles appearance. All of the glass is in good condition as well with no issues. The car rides on painted wheels with Deluxe spinner hubcaps. They are wrapped with Cooper Wide Whitewall radials which look perfect on a car of this vintage.
The original drive train has been redone with a 350 V8 motor that has been completely rebuilt. The most recent receipt on the car is from just a few weeks ago when it received a new set of plugs and plug wires. It has been fitted with finned valve covers and a chrome air cleaner with bowtie hold down. It has headers with dual exhaust routed out of the rear delivering a great sound through chrome tips. Backing the motor is a Turbo 350 Automatic that has also been totally rebuilt. It transfers power back to the positraction 12 bolt rear end. The car was built to be a comfortable classic to cruise around in as it has power brakes with disc up front and an Old Air AC/Heat system. Other nice additions include an electric fuel pump.
The interior has been redone but was kept in the original style. It is a nice Black and Silver combination with a split front bench seat. The dash has been kept very stock looking except for a separate gauge pod and the AC unit which utilizes underdash mounted vents. The stereo is an AM/FM/Cassette radio which works properly. The trunk has nicely been redone as well. It currently houses a spare, jack, fender skirts, Chevrolet fender covers and a car cover all of which come with the car.
This nice little tri five classic is ready for a new home and being offered up at a very competitive price considering all that has been done to it!
This car could be yours for $46,000.00!