Bel Air Convertible
Open Top, Open Road
By 1956, the flashy two-tone styling popularized by General Motors head-of-design Harley Earl had significantly impacted even the low-priced Chevrolet. A powerful V-8 engine introduced the previous year contributed to Chevrolet’s popularity on the ever-growing network of American highways. It was the ideal vehicle for motorists seeking to “get away from it all” in style and comfort.
Collection of the Petersen Automotive Museum