1957 Chevrolet Bel Air User Reviews

1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Review Ratings

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  • Performance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Appearance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Overall: 4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5

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"fuel economy" 7 reviews

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smellycat writes:
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4

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A great antique classic 57 Belair with 288 engine, PS, PB, and 3spd Automatic. Rare Desert Sand original color. New interior. Rode a bus all the way to El Paso from Arkansas to buy a rust free car and drove it back.

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A constant project as all antique cars. Needs PS rebuild (leaks) heater repair, Bumpers really need to be re chromed.

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My 57 Belair — Love to drive and wave back at everyone. Feels good to finally own one. Becoming more rare. The 57 rides very well and has good acceleration and class, but it loves gas stations. Have considered selling it because I don't drive it enough, but hate dealing with people who try to low ball. It's not worth the trouble.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Gary writes:
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has graet power

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shows signs of age need s repaint but still looks sweet

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Fun Ride — Actually its sweet head turner, even for a older resto rod. Tok to test and tune a few yrs ago, when turned high 13's with street gears said " COOL, and hasn't be raced since" Not goin to tear her up.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Connor writes:
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Styling, Performance, Value, Quality, History and etc.

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You'll die in a crash..

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Can't Go Wrong With A 50's Icon — V8 engine with over 250 HP, including ramjet fuel injection. Build quality is high, makes you feel like a millions bucks. The looks are superb, makes modern cars look bland. It's really fun to drive... it's just a beauty, I love it!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Daniel writes:
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classic hot rod will collect the girls :-p and has lots of power.

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It is a money pit and it has bad gas millage and insurrance is high (but thats my own fault...)

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I Love My Car — wonderful car, i am restoring it now, i am going to put a big block chevy in it. (454 or 427, or if i win the latto a 720)

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Azim writes:
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Looks Nice, Very Confortable, etc...

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Wastes too much gas :D

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Looks Incredible — This care has all original parts on it and it's very fun to drive around with it

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Scott writes:
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Amazing car. Beautiful body

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Absolutely Nothing. For some it is too heavy

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The Best Car In The World — It's just the BEST Car ever made. I wish that Chevy would have kept Making them. The Appereance is Gorgeous, it handles really well, braking is amazing, you could literally stop on a dime with this car. This is the most fun car to drive . everyone should buy one. Just the best vehicle in the world

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The ride is smooth. Good excelleration. Easy handling.  

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Needs some work.

BossTHog
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Beautiful Peace Of History — I like the color choices for this car. I also like the four door design which makes it easier to get others in and out of the back seat. The car is comfortable to ride in and has plenty of room. It still needs some more work but it looks to be minor fixes. The car accelerates easy and it stops easily when the brake is applied. I feel safe riding in this big car due to the heavy material it is built out of.

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rockets57 writes:
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Really  was a preachers car was a 6 cylinder changed it to almost correct 57 dual quad 245 hp because it's a automatic

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Bad gas millage

rockets57
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One Of The Nicest Unrestored 57 Chevy — Wish I had a 4:56 posi rear because it has 200 r 4 transmission would make it more fun to drive . Would drive it across country without a bit of worry a very dependable car I've owned it for 25 years and will be passed down to my grand kids .

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Joshua writes:
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50's styling, comforatble, easy to work on.

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it needed alot of work and parts

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The 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air — Needed a total restoration. Was sitting in storage for many years and was used as parts for another 57 Chevy. But it was my first car. I learned fast. they are interesting cars. they arent as good as the 58's which i have owned one also. On the other hand they are easier to get used to because they are not as big as the 58's. Parts are plentiful and usualy easy to work on.

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Has a 1965 Corvette engine and 4-Speed manual transmission. Runs VERY STRONG and sounds great. Rides and handles like a new one!

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Great Car! — Great Cruiser from the '50's. Runs as good as it looks, and is a ball to drive. I am not afraid to drive it anywhere as it is extremely reliable. I built this car from 3 cars that were disposed of.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Work In Progress By Matt

This car sat behind a barn on the farm my brother and i grew up on when i decided to build a hot rod for my 13yr old son this car came to mind. My brother and i played in it when we were kids and dre... Read More

Very Nice Car To Own And Drive By mikemoney1

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It Is Well Worth $15,000.00 By jsmoothmove

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Great Hot Rod By duke8444

Great 55 Chevy, a true hot rod, and draws a lot of attention. I wish I had this car ten years ago. The car has my name on it, inside of it, and I will never sell it. Too much fun to drive. Read More

Great Car For Fun By nickw52

Great looking red and white sounds great runs great has a lot of original things left on car 350 v8 all around just a great fun car to own and drive my dad has wanted one since he was a little kid in ... Read More

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Beautiful By vintage1956

I got it off ebay and the seller didnt keep any reciepts. However I do have the original title and the original owners contact info. The original colors are laurel green and crocus yellow. It is a fou... Read More

A Good Solid Car That Your Friends Can Pile Into. By Ralph

Despite being a sedan, it definitely moves. It handles like a boat, which is fine by me and stops fairly well thanks to Nova discs in the front. It's a very fun car to drive and I have a blast with it... Read More

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Worth The Fun By petrosjt

Garage kept driver. 1958 Chevrolet Bel Air 4-dr sedan. Chevy small block 283 with 4-barrel carburetor (not original engine) rebuilt with 3,500 miles on it. Detailed engine compartment with chrome acce... Read More

A Great Project Car By Nicholas

This is my 1958 Chevy Apache step-side pick up. Right now the truck rolls w/o engine power. There is enough rust to keep me and my dad busy for a while, but the jist of the body is solid. We don't k... Read More

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