The Chevrolet Bel Air was a full-size car produced by Chevrolet for the 1950–1981 model years. The 1957 Bel Air is considered by many to be an icon of its age right alongside Elvis, Marilyn Monroe, and Leave it to Beaver and ,is among the most recognizable American cars of all time. They are roomy, with tastefully restrained, period use tail fins and chrome. Interestingly, the 1957 Belair was scheduled to be completely redesigned, but due to issues with manufacturing Chevy had to make due with the 1957 frame and go for a redesigned look. They did this by modifying the front, using smaller wheels, and by introducing an al new dashboard. By a stroke of luck or fate, one of the most iconic cars of all time was created.