There has been a growing demand for Resto-mod cars. Cars that still maintain the look and cosmetic appeal of the classic, but have been restored using modern and trick accessories to aid in their drivability. These cars have now become a blank canvas for performance enthusiasts and fabricators to create a modern, confident driving experience, sometimes a twist in appearance, all while keeping the classic look endeared by all classic car enthusiasts.
GR Auto Gallery is pleased to present this highly restored 1957 Bel Air for your consideration. The owner spent well over $60,000 on this build. Mechanically, this Bel Air runs and drives like a newer car. Smooth delivery of power, tight responsive steering and suspension all working together to deliver a modern driving experience. The '57 is powered by a healthy 496 v8, which according to the owner, is capable of 620 horsepower. It features 700 R4 Automatic transmission with a B&M floor shift. Other features include aluminum heads, headers, electric cooling fans, air conditioning, power brakes, power steering, Holley 4 barrel carburetor, chromed alternator, intake, valve covers and air cleaner, MSD coil, front disc brakes, American Racing Wheels, Grant steering wheel, Classic Instruments gauges and more. The Atlantic Blue Pearl is in excellent condition, accented well by beautiful chrome. Along with the sale of the car comes a large file of receipts for the car.
The 1957 Chevy Bel Air is an American icon and is a symbol of what many consider some of the best times in American culture as the automotive industry was booming. One can easily spend well more than $100, 000.00 dollars creating a car of this caliber from scratch. At just over 2300 miles this 1957 Bel Air is fully sorted and ready to show and go and is a huge value at the price offered here.