Bel Air

283 V8 Upgrade: 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air

The Bel Air was the top-of-the-line Chevrolet through most of the 1950s, including the famous “Tri-Five” models that were produced in 1955-57. Those later cars began to shed the boxy look that Detroit automobiles largely had in the years… more»

265 Power Pack V8: 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad

The 1955-57 Chevrolets, later dubbed the “Tri-Fives”, were hugely successful cars, selling more than 4.5 million units. All were big movers except for the new “sport wagon” called the Nomad. Part of the Bel Air series, the Nomad was… more»

Desert Find: 1955 Chevrolet Nomad Project

The high point for Chevrolet in the 1950s had to be the “Tri-Five” models. They brought more modern styling to GM and a V8 engine to the Chevy party, all of which resulted in sales of 4.5 million automobiles…. more»

348 Tri-Power: 1958 Chevrolet Bel Air Hardtop

The 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air is an iconic classic that sold in significant numbers. The company was always going to have a battle on its hands to produce a follow-up that captured the public’s imagination, but the 1958 model… more»

23k Original Miles? 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air

The Tri-Five Chevrolets are a staple of the classic car scene, and they have been for decades. They continue to grow in popularity with each passing year, which naturally means that values also increase. It is possible that as… more»

Mostly Original and Unrestored 1957 Chevrolet Nomad

The Chevrolet “Tri-fives,” body-on-frame cars built in 1955, ‘56, and ‘57, encompassed two-door sedans, four-door sedans, convertibles, and this: the Nomad. Chevrolet’s entry into the family car space. The Nomad was considered its own model line by Chevrolet, but… more»

No Reserve Survivor! 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad

A classic car will appear on our desks here at Barn Finds every now and then, and mere words don’t seem enough to describe what the eyes are seeing. That is the case with this 1957 Chevrolet Nomad. Everywhere… more»

Former Fuelie? No Reserve 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air

Chevrolet got into the fuel injection game between 1957-65, with most set-ups being installed in Corvettes. It was available in the Bel Air in 1957 and the badging on the front fenders suggests this car was ordered with it,… more»

Spotless Custom: 1955 Chevrolet Nomad

The growth in popularity of classic station wagons means that spotless examples are highly sought. However, the interest ramps up a notch when the vehicle in question is a Tri-Five Nomad. This 1955 model is a real beauty, and… more»

Could You Save This 1957 Chevrolet Nomad?

For many people, nothing better exemplifies the nostalgia of the classic car era than the 1957 Chevy. Coming in 2-door hardtop, sedan, convertible, and 2 and 4-door station wagon forms, the Bel Air trim in particular is at the… more»

396 Sleeper! 1969 Chevrolet Bel Air

In the 1950s, the Bel Air had been Chevy’s top series car but lost that spot to the Impala late in the decade. The name would continue into the mid-1970s, serving as the mid-level trim offering until the entry-level… more»

Original 265: 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air

The 1955 model year was a landmark one for Chevrolet’s mighty Bel Air. Not only did the model receive a substantial styling change that made it appear far more crisp and modern, but buyers could, for the first time,… more»

Tri-Five Wagon: 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad

No production run of cars is likely more popular today than the 1955-57 Chevrolets, which became known as the Tri Fives. Out of nearly five million built, the rarest and perhaps most desirable today is the Nomad sport wagon,… more»

California Gold: 1957 Chevrolet Gasser

Building a custom car is an endeavor in hubris. The factory had an army of designers and engineers that designed our pride and joy to be stylish and reliable. Improving it to fit our vision is fraught with perils…. more»

Stunning Survivor: 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air

If this 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air is all that the seller purports it to be, it is an amazing survivor. He has listed it on behalf of a friend and states that it is an original and unrestored survivor…. more»

Estate Find: “Batwing” 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible

Coming out of an estate sale is this beautiful black on black 1957 Bel Air convertible. It’s flanked by a stunning red and grey interior. Not a great deal of information is provided about the car other than it… more»