1951 Chevrolet Bel Air

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Overview


Relatively unchanged from the previous year, the 1951 Bel Air saw increased production numbers as America took grasp of it's handsome looks and plush interior.


Relatively unchanged from the previous year, the 1951 Bel Air saw increased production numbers as America took grasp of it's handsome looks and plush interior.

  • New "Jumbo" Drum Brakes
  • New Safety-Sight Instrument Panel
  • New Valve-in-Head Engine

Special models included:

  • Dual windshield wipers
  • Dual horns
  • Key locks in both front doors
  • Lockable glove compartment
  • Illuminated luggage compartment

Production Numbers


2-DR Hardtop Coupe 103,356
Total Production 103,356

Performance Specs


Engine Size Carb. HP Torque 0 to 60 Quarter mile
I-6 216.5ci 1x1bbl 92 176 lb-ft 17.8 sec 21.3 sec
I-6 235.5ci 1x4bbl 105 189 lb-ft - -

Transmission


  • 3-Speed Manual
  • Powerglide Auto

Paint & Colors


Exterior

Mayland Black
Burgundy Red
Thistle Gray
Fathom Green
Shadow Grey
Trophy Blue
Aspen Green
Aztec Tan
Moonlite Cream

OEM Brochures


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