During 1953-1957, the price of 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air was $1,666-$2,600.
In 1953, the Bel Air became its own model and was applied to Chevrolets top-of-the-line model range. With 15 feet long and sleek Sweep Sight wrap-around windshield, it was called “Hot One” in the advertising campaign.
The design of the car was elegant and new features were introduced in 1955 which included improved brakes, a Glide Ride Suspension system, and a 12-volt electrical system. 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air was equipped with 3 Manual Gearbox with Column-Mounted Gearshift, 2 Automatic Powerglide, 2 Automatic, 3 Manual Overdrive, Manual Overdrive.
With its cast-iron cylinder, it offered 162 horsepower V8 and a new 265 cubic-inch Turbo-Fire engine which was developed in just 15 weeks. It was the top mark for riding and handling as the mechanics reported the 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air a fantastic accomplishment due to its acceleration for as being 0-60 MPH in 12.9 seconds.