1953 Chevrolet Bel Air



The 1953 Bel Air became its own line sporting several new models. It featured Fisher unisteel construction, high-compression engines, and new rear axle. The all new 150, 210, and Bel Air series were greeted with much enthusiasm and deemed the "Hot Ones." Production more than quadrupled from the previous year.

Power steering and air conditioning were optional.

Production Numbers

2-DR Sedan 144,401
4-DR Sedan 247,284
Conv Coupe 24,047
Hardtop Coupe 99,028
Total Production 514,760

Performance Specs

Engine Size Carb. HP 0 to 60
I-6 235.5ci 1x1bbl 108 -
I-6 235.5ci - 115 16 sec


  • 3-Speed Manual
  • Powerglide Auto

Paint & Colors


Onyx Black
Driftwood Gray
Dusk Gray
Surf Green
Woodland Green
Regatta Blue
Horizon Blue
Sahara Beige
Madeira Maroon
Target Red
Campus Cream
Saddle Brown
India Ivory

OEM Brochures

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