Chevrolet's 1954 Bel Air was most popular as a four-door sedan, with 248,750 built.

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1953-1954 Chevrolet Bel Air Specifications

The 1953-1954 Chevrolet Bel Air had the performance to keep Chevrolet ahead of Ford in the race for number one. Below are specifications for the 1953-1954 Chevrolet Bel Air:

Specifications

Engines: ohv I-6, 235.5 cid (3.56 × 3.94) 1953: 105/115 bhp (manual/Powerglide); 1954: 115/125 (manual/ Powerglide)

Transmission: 3-speed manual; 2-speed Power-glide optional

Suspension, front: upper and lower A-arms, coil springs

Suspension, rear: live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs

Brakes: front/rear drums

Wheelbase (in.): 115.0

Weight (lbs): 3,230-3,540

Top speed (mph): 90

0-60 mph (sec): 15.0

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