The restomod trend is indeed giving us amazing examples of historical vehicles that have been drastically transformed into drivable, entertaining show-caliber restorations. For a transformation to become a top-flight Restomod, one must have a clear goal from the beautiful paint, neat interior and the robust engine. This is a perfect instant where one such vision was brought to life. This 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Restomod, well known as a tri-five Chevy, is a car that received a ground up, frame off restoration. It comes to us from California and displays a tad over 5,000 miles on its odometer. The restoration effort includes a few modern features in addition to restoring the car to like-new condition. Keep on reading to find out what this rolling work of art has to offer. And it is now yours to purchase if you are interested.
The exterior of this 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air takes a stunning orange color with white accents and is reported to be a new chrome exterior. Starting with the imposing grille, front bumper, chrome trim that runs the length of either side of the car, rear bumper, new mufflers, to even its wheels, the car is adorned in chrome all over. According to the seller, it now rides on 4 new tires and you can now enjoy the benefit of electric windshield wipers on this old timer, and also find a spare wheel conveniently stored in the trunk of this Chevy. Moving on to the interior of this 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air, it is as good as new since it’s been re-upholstered. It now boasts power steering for stress free maneuvering. The sophisticated orange dash sports an upgraded Wonderbar radio player. This Bel Air also comes with a spare jack for emergencies.
Sitting peacefully beneath the hood of this car is a rebuilt 283ci motor. That is, of course, only until you turn on the ignition to get it going. The rumbling powerhouse produces 283hp out of the factory and in the case of our subject car, it is backed by a Powerglide automatic transmission. Further upgrades to the engine include power packs on heads.
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