1955 CHEVROLET BEL AIR CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE - 161130 Sold* at Scottsdale 2014 - Lot #1292 1955 CHEVROLET BEL AIR CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/161130/161130_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #1292

1955 CHEVROLET BEL AIR CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE

Auction Scottsdale 2014
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 1292
Year 1955
Make CHEVROLET
Model BEL AIR
Style CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN VC55S148685
Exterior Color BLACK/SILVER
Interior Color RED
Cylinders 8
Engine Size LS3
Transmission 4-SPEED AUTOMATIC
Description

Lot #1292 - Named "Black Gold," this is a brand-new build with 40 test miles on it. Started with a true, rust-free original body and have over 4,000 hours in this build. Has an Art Morrison GT sport chassis that was completely smoothed, painted and buffed. Complete chrome suspension system with chrome coilovers. The rear end is a Strange 9" Ford with 3.89 posi-traction and 31-spline axles. 4-wheel polished Wilwood 13' disc brakes and drilled and slotted rotors. The engine is a brand new all aluminum LS3 with 500hp. Completely chromed engine with Street and Performance components. The transmission is a brand-new built 4L70E GM transmission that has been smoothed and painted to match the engine. Chromed power rack & pinion steering. All six windows are power, including the vent windows. Custom mandrel bent 3" exhaust that was fully Jet Hot coated inside and out and polished. Polished Rock Valley stainless fuel tank. Ice cold air conditioning from Vintage Air. The body was prepped, primed and block sanded five times before we sprayed the House of Kolor's Ultra Black and Orion Silver to create a flawless body. The underside of the car was smoothed and painted to match the top. Smoothie front and rear bumpers. The convertible top is power and is covered in black Mercedes cloth. The amazing one-off interior is a premium red Ultraleather, including the floors with custom power seats and a hand-laid fiberglass one-off center console that has been painted and air brushed to match the outside of the car. There is over 200 hours in the console alone. The gauges are custom digital set from Dakota Digital. The wheels are custom Intro Wheels, front 18"x7" and the rear 20"x10" with Continental Sport Z rated tires, 2,500 watt custom stereo system. All of the stainless on the exterior of the car has been chromed for an incredible eye-popping look.
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