1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible Hot rod pictures,----- Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible For 1955, Chevrolet's full-size archetypal accustomed fresh administration that becoming it the "Hot One" appellation by enthusiasts. Unlike Ford and Plymouth, Chevrolet's administration was advised brittle and clean. Bel Airs came with appearance begin on cars in the lower models ranges additional autogenous carpet, chrome amateur bands on hardtops, chrome spears on advanced fenders, chrome window moldings, and abounding caster covers. Models were added acclaimed by the Bel Air name calligraphy in gold lettering. For 1955 Chevrolets acquired a V8 agent option. The fresh 265 cu in (4,340 cc) V8 featured a modern, aerial valve aerial compression, continued achievement architecture that was so acceptable that it remained in assembly in assorted forms, for abounding decades. The abject V8 had a two-barrel carburetor and was rated at 162 hp (121 kW), and the "Power Pack" advantage featured a four-barrel carburetor and added upgrades acquiescent 180 bhp (130 kW). Later in the year, a "Super Power Pack" advantage added high-compression and a added 15 bhp (11 kW).
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Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible Production 1954–1957 ! Model years 1955-1957 ! Assembly Caracas, Venezuela ! Oshawa, Ontario, Canada Arlington, Texas ! Body style 2-door hardtop ! 4-door hardtop (1956-57) ! 4-door sedan ! 2-door convertible ! 2-door Station wagon ! 4-door Station wagon ! Engine 215.5 cu in (3.5 L) I6 ! 235.5 cu in (3.9 L) Blue Flame I6 ! 265 cu in (4.3 L) V8 ! 283 cu in (4.6 L) V8 (1957) ! Transmission 3-speed manual ! 2-speed Powerglide auto. ! 3-speed Turboglide auto.