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Lot No. 364 - 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air 4-door Sport Sedan

Estimate: £18,000 - £22,000

+ buyers premium of 13.2% including VAT at 20%

Next to the inevitable Mustang, the '57 Bel Air is the most sought-after US classic car in the world.
Details Specification Condition Report
  • New for '56/7 was the Bel Air, 4-door, 'Sport Sedan', a pillarless hardtop that looked great with all the windows rolled down
  • This LHD example was imported into the UK in 1989 and first registered on 15/11/1989
  • With our vendor for over 10 years and carefully maintained and upgraded
  • Finished in Tropical Turquoise and India Ivory, a colour scheme that's edging on the iconic
  • Fabulous matching interior with recently re-covered seats, door panels, roof lining
  • Modern seat belts with three-point harnesses in the rear
  • Powered by a small-block, 4.3-litre V8 topped with a chrome Edelbrock filter
  • A Turquoise 'Fifty-Seven' in this condition would be welcome anywhere from "Happy Days" parties to Society Weddings.
  • Knocking on the door of 'Super Cool'

 

In order to view this car a ticket to the London Classic Car Show will need to be purchased via the show website. Please call our office on 01926 640 888 or alternatively talk to Richard for further details. 

In light of the current Covid situation, for customers unable to attend, we will be able to conduct ‘Virtual Viewings’ of cars and their history files on Thursday 24th June, contact the consignor Richard on 07948 152921 directly to arrange your appointment for this service.

Year of manufacture:
1957
Make:
Chevrolet
Chassis number:
71039652071
Transmission:
Automatic
Engine capacity:
3.5
Body colour:
Tropical Turquoise
LHD/RHD:
Left-hand Drive
Registration number:
VSU 548
Model:
Bel Air
Engine number:
71039652071
Interior colour:
India Ivory
Odometer Reading:
51299
miles
Warranted Mileage:
Not warranted

CCA Vendor Condition Report

Overall:

85 / 135

Exterior

Bodywork:

Glass:

Paint:

Chrome:

Trim:

Remarks

Good

Interior

Door-cards:

Carpets:

Seating:

Headlining:

Dashboard:

Boot:

Remarks

Recovered seats, door panels, roof lining

Engine

Components:

Starting:

Appearance:

Running:

Remarks

Reliable. Starts and runs well

Transmission

Gears:

Drive-shaft:

Clutch:

Remarks

Small transmission fluid leak

Running gear

Axles:

Chassis:

Suspension:

Bearings:

Brakes:

Wheels and tyres:

Remarks

Just had front end rebuild kit on it, needs tracking setting

Electrics

Minor:

Major:

Remarks

Radio and clock not working

Vehicle History

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