1958 Chevy Bel Air Convertible Will Cure The Blues

Sep 14, 2019 2 min read
1958 Chevy Bel Air Convertible Will Cure The Blues

One of the most coveted classics, in open-air form no less.

Streetside Classics is pleased to present this 1953 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible for your consideration. Not only is the ’53 Bel Air a symbol of classic car culture and one of the most coveted models to ever hit the asphalt, but it does so in open-air form. This is everything you’d want in a classic and more. When you factor in the upgraded suspension and sharp running condition, you have a very rare beauty here that doesn’t come by often. Take advantage of the opportunity and make an offer on this Bel Air right here. The current asking price is set at $49,995.

This stylish is dressed in clean white paint that is beautifully accented with blue along the rear quarter panels. Despite the paint having been applied a while back, it still turns heads and is a standout among even the most distinguished of automobiles. The chrome is wears is all in consistently good shape; the bumpers appear to have been replaced not too long ago. Should you choose to drive in a closed environment, there is a blue canvas convertible top on hand, tucked neatly under its boot. It looks sharp, seals nicely, and raises into position without issue. It also adds to the nice blue-accented look against the white paint.

Open the doors and you will find yourself immersed in a very clean interior with a one-of-a-kind appearance. The striking blue cabin has been done in the most tasteful of ways. Both rows of bench seating wear the well-fitted, two-tone vinyl covers that are still in great condition. The dashboard area features a razor-sharp instrument cluster that houses several upgraded gauges. There is also an AM/FM/CD radio that is paired with speakers in the kick panels to fill the cabin with incredible sound. The air conditioning system blows nice and cold, to keep you and your passengers comfortable all year long. The expansive trunk area also shows great attention to detail with finished walls, carpeted lining, and a sharply covered spare tire sitting in its proper position.

Under the hood sits a 350 cubic-inch V8 engine that's fed by a Holley Demon four-barrel carb that rests on a Weiand intake manifold to optimize its performance. The powerplant is well-dressed several bright chrome components and breathes into a pair of short-tube headers. The motor is mated to a three-speed automatic T350 transmission to make for a very solid drivetrain. This Chevy fires right up, runs well, and drives great. Other features include an aluminum radiator and electric fan to keep operating temperatures in check. The added Mustang II front end delivers a plethora of benefits that really make a difference in real-world driving. What’s more, this Chevy is equipped with advanced power rack and pinion steering, a full coilover suspension, and power front disc brakes. This classic rides smoothly on a set of 15-inch Crager wheels that add to its timeless appeal.

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