Last updated on July 8, 2022
Todays Car is a 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air 2 Door Sedan owned by Alan Markowitt. Alan bought this car in 1979 in New Jersey. This was a street spot. It is Finished in Onyx Black with a custom Black interior with bucket seats. It is powered by a 220 hp, 283 cu in, 4.6 liter, v8 with Edelbrock 4 – bbl carburetor. Transferring that power to the rear wheels through a Munci 4-speed manual transmission with a 3.55:1 final gear ratio. Helping slow this baby down are disc brake in the front and drums in the rear. The front suspension is Independent coils springs and in the rear are longitudinal semi-elliptical springs augmented by shock absorbers. .
The MSRP was $2,338.00. There were 1,555,316 1957 Chevrolets produced with 62,942 being Bel Air 2 door sedans. The theoretical top speed was 112 mph with a 0-60 mph at 8.1 seconds. This is a great car for Saturday and Sunday Cars and Coffee events. Thanks for riding along. Frank