1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible "Fuelie"
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Year
1957
Make
Chevrolet
Model
Bel Air Convertible "Fuelie"
Odometer Reads
2,010
Stock #
8603

Engine & Drivetrain

Engine Type
Gasoline
Engine Size
283 V8
Fuel Delivery System Type
Fuel Injection
Transmission Type
Powerglide automatic
Drivetrain
RWD

Body

Body Color
Matador Red
Doors
2
Body Style
Convertible
Front Tire Specification
Wide Whitewall
Rear Tire Specification
Wide Whitewall

Interior

Interior Color
Red & Silver
Seating Type
Bench
Seat Material
Vinyl
Shifter Type
Column

Fuel Injected 283 CID V8 - Powerglide Auto. - P.S. - P.Top - AACA First Place

This 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air "Fuelie" Convertible took a first place award at the AACA national competition after it underwent an extensive frame-off restoration. 1957 was the final year for the Tri-Five Chevys and became one of the most iconic automobiles ever produced. In 1957, Chevrolet did redesign several key stylistic aspects from the previous year Bel Airs. Perhaps the most recognizable change on the '57 Chevy are the large fins protruding from the rear quarter panels that give the Bel Air a truly classic 50s look. Chevrolet also tweaked the look on the front ends, with a totally new looking grille and bumper layout as well as a flatter hood with dual wind splits. To differentiate from the lower-end 150 and 210 models, the Bel Air trim featured an elevated gold anodized "V" emblem on the front of the hood with matching trim in the three small indentations located on the front quarter panels behind the headlights along with a matching gold "V" emblem and gold "Bel Air" script on the trunk. Chevrolet also began offering new and more powerful engine options on its top-of-the-line Bel Air series and most notable was its Fuel Injected 283 V8. Utilizing a Rochester mechanical Fuel Injection system, the "Fuelie" 283 V8s were way ahead of their time and were among the first mass-produced American made cars with this type of technology. The Fuel Injected Bel Airs were also exceptionally rare, with Chevrolet only producing 1,530 fuelies while producing over one and a half million vehicles in 1957. This particular Fuelie Bel Air Convertible underwent an extensive frame off, rotisserie restoration and was then judged at the Antique Automobile Club of America's Nationals where it took the first place award. Found under the hood on this '57 Bel Air Convertible is a Fuel Injected 283 Cubic Inch V8 Engine that runs great and pushed out 250 horsepower in its day. A Powerglide Automatic Transmission is mated to the FI 283 V8, ensuring that anybody can drive this classic Chevy convertible. This Belair Convertible is also equipped with Power Steering so that you can get in and out of tight spaces with ease. The white vinyl power convertible top is in excellent condition, going up and down with the simple push of a button. The exterior has been beautifully refinished in this Bel Air's original color, Matador Red, which probably the quintissential colors available on these 57 Chevys. The chrome and brightwork around the exterior of the car is in fantastic show-worthy condition. This Bel-Air convertible sits on 4 wide whitewall bias-ply tires with gorgeous spinner hubcaps which completes the exterior look of the car. The interior is absolutely stunning! The front and rear bench seats have been reupholstered in the original Red and Silver color scheme and are paired with fantastic black carpeting. The dash, door panels, and steering wheel are all in their stock configuration and are in excellent condition. The dash is equipped with a 120 MPH speedometer, fuel gauge, and temperature gauge, along with an AM radio and clock. Whether you're looking for your very first classic car or your garage is full of Tri-Five Chevys, this 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Fuelie Convertible is the car for you. Give us a call today!

Engine Size
283 V8
Transmission Type
Powerglide automatic
Body Style
Convertible
Body Color
Matador Red
Interior Color
Red & Silver
Odometer Reads
2,010
Stock #
8603

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