Price: US $32,995.00 Item location: Local pick-up only
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Chevrolet
  • Model: Bel Air/150/210
  • Type: Other
  • Doors: 5
  • Year: 1958
  • Mileage: 45,257
  • Color: Burgundy
  • Engine size: 348 V8
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Interior color: White
  • Options: Cassette player
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1958 Chevrolet Bel Air/150/210

The 1958 Chevrolets were all-new and thanks to their one-year-only design, hey remain some of the most highly-sought collectables of the 1950s. This handsome two-tone 1958 Chevrolet Bel Air hardtop delivers the things that we love about '50s cars (chrome, igh style, nd more chrome) and adds some thoughtful upgrades like a built 348 cubic inch V8 and a 4-speed that make it a blast to drive.The burgundy and white paint scheme on this car is a slight update on one of the original paint schemes of 1958, nd that's really the theme of the whole car. The work was done a few years ago so there are a few minor bumps and bruises, ut this big coupe has a ton of presence and looks like a far more expensive machine. The chiseled hardtop has a very forward-looking appearance, nd chrome was still very much in fashion in 1958, hich perhaps represented the very height of trim application on GM cars. Most of the brightwork on this car is likely original and in good condition, ut some is showing its age and the grille has been replaced by an aftermarket tubular setup that gives it a trick custom look without upsetting the natural lines of the car. The doors fit well, he trim lines up from panel to panel, nd the whole thing has a very expensive look that isn't reflected in its price. This is a heck of a lot of car for the money.The two tone tan and burgundy interior is a beautiful complement to the bodywork, eeping a very stock look that's stylish and comfortable. There's an OEM flair to the patterns, ut it's not totally stock, o you'll find wonderful details throughout, anging from the very ornate door panels to the headliner, hich uses pleated inserts to continue the theme. Factory gauges monitor the basics, nd while sharp-eyed viewers will spot the familiar automatic transmission selector quadrant, his one now has a Hurst shifter and cue ball knob in the center, onnected to a 4-speed manual gearbox. Gray carpets tame the interior and keep it from getting too busy and a newer AM/FM/cassette stereo has been neatly installed in the center of the dash. You also get seat belts for safety, eavy-duty floor mats, nd a giant trunk wearing OEM-style spatter paint.This car's 348 cubic inch V8 was the biggest powerplant you could get in 1958, nd while there are detractors who claim it's a truck engine, ne drive will convince you otherwise. It makes great torque to move this big coupe without working too hard, nd thanks to a mild cam upgrade, n Edelbrock carburetor and 4-barrel intake manifold, nd factory-looking exhaust manifolds, t drives superbly. Bright Chevy Orange paint highlights the satin black engine bay, long with the unique W-shaped valve covers that were a staple of 348/409 engines. Other chrome bits include the air cleaner, lternator, nd water neck, o it looks dressed up without going too far. The 4-speed manual makes the most of the engine's ample torque curve and it's a superlative cruiser at almost any speed. The undercarriage is quite stock and original, ncluding the surprisingly effective drum brakes that seem to have no problems managing the weight and speed of this Bel Air. Glasspack-style mufflers add a '50s soundtrack and big wide whitewall tires on chrome wheels give it the right look.Show-quality Impalas bring huge money, ut this Bel Air offers the same look, reat power, nd a cool mild custom look that will take you back to your childhood. Call today!