The Iconic 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air

During the 1950s, General Motors would not make several models of cars every year. Instead, they would make one model that was available in a variety of trim levels and body styles. The 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air is an example of one of those vehicles. The Bel Air was the highest trim level of the 1956 Chevrolet car.

1956 Chevrolet Bel Air at Certified Headquarters

Today’s car buyer can find the 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air in either a two-door coupe body style or a convertible body style. Both options have iconic styling, including chrome trim down the sides, hood ornamentation, and a classic grille. The two-tone paint exterior combined a bright color, like orange or green, with a soft white or cream.

The interior of the 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air has a very 50’s dashboard. The two-tone design of the dash matches the exterior paint colors. Additionally, the dashboard is as streamlined and simple as possible. A minimal gauge display makes the vehicle’s information easy to look at, while the polished metal establishes retro style.

The 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air comes with a V8 engine under the hood. The initial release of the Bel Air had an engine that could produce an output either 162 horsepower or 180 horsepower, depending on if it was built with a two-barrel carburetor or a four-barrel carburetor.

Whether you’re a vintage car collector or you want to get behind the wheel of a piece of history, you can find a 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air at Certified Headquarters. This car is available in the coupe body style, with only 5,999 miles on it. The exterior and interior paint color is orange, while the engine is a boastful Corvette LT1 V8 that can earn 425 horsepower. This engine is paired with a six-speed manual transmission. For further details about the Chevrolet Bel Air, give Certified Headquarters a call at 631-366-3700.