1950s Cars -Chevrolet 1955-59


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1950s Chevy Belaire1955 Chevrolet Bel Air

Chevy was pleased to announce a less boxy and stodgy redesign
this convertible came with an all vinyl interior
and was considered very sporty for this year

Cost: $2,200.00

1950s Cars -Chevrolet 1955-59

1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Sport Coupe

The new models were lower and longer
and did not bear as much chrome as earlier models
which were beginning to look a little excessive with brightwork
Trivia Note:
When James Dean wasn’t racing around in a foreign sports car he drove a Chevy

Cost: $2,065.00


1950s classic cars

1956 Chevrolet Corvette

Corvette got an even cleaner look with the addition of concave body side coves,
a first for American car manufacturers it made for some really cool two-toning

Cost: $3,720.00

1950s Cars -Chevrolet 1955-59 corvetteEven this young man had Corvette fever


1950s autos1957 Chevrolet Bel Air

When you mention cars of the 1950’s to someone
this car is usually the mental image that they get,
The ’57 Chevy has been featured in more “B” movies than any other car
it deftly portrays the era and the image of young teenage men looking for themselves

Cost: $2,380.00

1957 Corvette
1957 Chevy “Vette”

Still not selling to the masses with just over 6000 built
the Corvette apealed to the sports car enthusiats,
but simply having such a sexy car in its lineup gave Chevrolet a boost in sales

Cost: $3,780.00


1950s vintage autos


1958 Chevrolet Impala

Finally the Impala has arrived, it becomes
synonymous with the Chevy brand and will remain a leader with GM for decades
this addition to the lineup comes at a time when Chevrolet has captured 30% of the total market

Cost: $2,695.00

1950s classic cars

1959 Chevrolet Ad showing the line


1950s Chevy Impala

1959 Chevrolet Impala

The Impala is firmly in control of the “top spot” in the lineup
just as Chevy enjoyed top spot in industry sales with a 28% increase in production
however Ford was gaining some ground and would continue to close the gap

Webmaster Note: My father had a ’59 Impala convertible V-8 for years and we loved it

Cost: $2,715.00

1950s vintage car

1959 Chevrolet Corvette

The Chevy “vette” was still the only production sports car made in America
it was 10 inches longer and had engine options as meaty as 290hp
also new were dummy side air scoops and better bumpers

Cost: $3,810.00