What makes a 57 Chevy a Bel Air?

The now famous ’57 Chevrolet tailfins were designed to duplicate the wide look in the rear. Bel Air models were given gold trim: the mesh grille insert and front fender chevrons, as well as the “Chevrolet” script on the hood and trunk, were all rendered in anodized gold.

What were the three models of the 1957 Chevrolet?

1957 Chevy Options Available in 150, 210, and Bel Air models, a customer could order any option with any trim level. Exterior choices included optional two-tone paint schemes and tinted glass. Power steering and power brakes were popular options. Air conditioning was offered on V8-equipped models only.

What was the top of the line Chevrolet in 1957?

Bel Air Nomad station wagon
The top-of-the-line 2-door Bel Air Nomad station wagon with a sloped pillar behind the hardtop door and sliding windows at the rear seat. The basic 2-door Handyman station wagon with an upright sedan B-pillar and a C-pillar, where the four-door wagons have one, available only in One-Fifty and Two-Ten trims.

How many 57 Chevys did they make?

1,555,316 Chevrolets
Records show that 1,555,316 Chevrolets were built for the 1957 model year, so finding one to restore is not that difficult, even though the model will celebrate its 50th anniversary in less than two years.

How much is a 57 Chevy worth today?

Nowadays, you could buy the 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air for anywhere in the range of $30,000 to $100,000. Thankfully, there are plenty of used ’57 Bel Airs on the market. You can also buy the 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air for somewhere between $1,300 and $43,000.

What did a loaf of bread cost in 1957?

As with many goods and foodstuffs, the 1957 price of a candy bar has steadily risen. And if a nickel felt extravagant, it paled in comparison to the cost of a loaf of bread in 1957 as that would set you back $0.19¢. By comparison, Burger King’s debuting specialty, the Whopper, cost a shocking 37¢.

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