1950s Classic Chevrolet Cars
The 1950s Classic Chevrolet Cars Channel covers popular antique Chevrolets from the decade. Take a look under the hoods of 1950s classic Chevrolet cars.
1950, 1951, 1952 Buick Roadmaster
1958 Buick Limited Classic Car
1956 Buick Special Riviera Coupe
1959 Cadillac Cyclone
1951, 1952, 1953, 1954 Chrysler Imperial
1951, 1952, 1953, 1954 Chrysler New Yorker
1957, 1958, 1959 Chrysler New Yorker
1955-1956 Dodge D-500
1955 Dodge Royal Sierra Custom Station Wagon
1957 Dodge Coronet Texan
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1958 Edsel Bermuda
1959 Ford Galaxie
1957-1959 Ford Styling
1957-1959 Ford Ranchero
1954-1955 Hudson Italia
1951, 1952, 1953 Kaiser Traveler
1954 Mercury Sun Valley
1949-1951 Nash Airflyte
1950 Oldsmobile Series 76
1958 Oldsmobile Dynamic 88
1955-1956 Packard Patrician/Four Hundred/Executive
1958-1960 Rambler American
1950-1951 Studebaker Commander
1956-1961 Studebaker Hawk
1954 Alfa Romeo 1900
1959 Plymouth Sport Fury
The 1953-1954 Chevrolet Bel Air provides an excellent example of a popular practice in the Detroit of the 1950s called reskinning -- making an old car look new without changing its basic structure by applying different outer panels. See pictures and get specs.
Chevrolet was the first to bring out a low-priced hardtop, the swank-trimmed 1950 Bel Air. Of the many innovative, affordable hardtops introduced in 1950, the Chevrolet Bel Air proved to be the most popular by far, scoring 74,634 sales. Read more.
General Motors liked to be first with new concepts, but there's no avoiding the fact that when it created the 1959 Chevrolet El Camino "sedan pickup," rival Ford had been making its Ranchero for two years. Check out the 1959-1960 Chevrolet El Camino.
The 1956 Chevrolet One-Fifty was built for speed. With the first of the famous "Duntov" cams, dual four-barrel carbs, lightweight valves and larger intake and exhaust ports, it was good for 225 bhp at 5200 rpm. Check out this no-frills speedster.