The Toronto Fall Classic Car Auction

Lot : SP109
1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible

Auctioned on Saturday, October 14, 2017

Sold at $110,000

  • Engine Displacement: 283
  • Transmission: Manual 3 Speed

With late 50’s Chevy’s becoming six-figure investments, and arguably the hottest segment in the collector car hobby, the division’s Bel Air models have become one of the most recognized and beloved classics of all time. It’s clean lines, ornate trim and excellent proportions make for a handsome automobile. The restoration on this auto was performed to high standards a few years ago and still looks spectacular today. Its flawless finish is the seldom seen correct Dusk Pearl highlighted by matching two-tone Silver/Ivory vinyl upholstery complimented by a fresh black cloth power convertible top and authentic Red oxide-finished undercarriage. The original EB code 283 V8 270 hp with 2 four barrel carburetors and original batwing air cleaner has a factory high-lift camshaft and dual exhaust combined with a column shifted three speed manual transmission round out the powertrain on this rare example. Some options include power steering, electric windshield wipers, radio & clock, rear fender skirts and continental kit. Riding on correct BF Goodrich 800-14 Silvertown wide white wall tires with spinner wheel covers, a true icon from a golden era.