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Assembly


South Gate, California, (South Gate Assembly), Tarrytown, New York, (North Tarrytown Assembly), Lakewood Heights, Georgia, (Lakewood Assembly), Flint, Michigan, (Flint Assembly), St. Louis, Missouri, (St. Louis Assembly), Oakland, California, (Oakland Assembly), Norwood, Ohio, (Norwood Assembly)


Layout


2-door hardtop

 2-door coupe (1953-54)

 4-door sedan (1953-54)

 2-door convertible (1953-54)



Engine


215.5 cu in (3.5 L)

"Thriftmaster" 1-bbl. valve-in-head I6

235.5 cu in (3.9 L) Blue Flame I6


Predecessor


Chevrolet Deluxe


Successor


Chevrolet Impala in 1975


power output


80.5 kW / 108 hp / 109 PS ( SAE ), torque: 271 Nm / 200 lb-ft

top speed


136 km/h (85 mph)


original MSRP price


$ 1.820


av. Retail (Nadaguides, Hagerty a.o.)


$ 14.050


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Oil Painting 50x70 cm

by A.Monsanto, 2017

1953 Chevrolet Bel Air


Manufacturer:

Chevrolet  (General Motors)   


Production:

144,401