1953 Chevy Bel Air with a 2JZ-GTE Inline-Six

1953 Chevy Bel Air with a 2JZ-GTE inline-six

This 1953 Chevrolet Bel Air called “Bel Error” is owned by furniture and industrial designer Rick Ivy of Grimsby, Ontario, Canada. Soon after purchasing the sedan he rebuilt the front suspension, converted the front drum brakes to disc brakes, converted the electrical system from 6-volt to 12-volt, and installed a set of Detroit Steel wheels. … Read more

1953 Chevy Bel Air with a Twin-Supercharged LSX376 V8

1953 Chevy Bel Air with a Twin-Supercharged LSX376 V8

This 1953 Chevrolet Bel Air called “Vortex” was built by Weaver Customs in West Jordan, Utah. The body which has been chopped, channeled, and widened sits on an Art Morrison chassis and features suicide doors, section hood, leaned-back windshield, and custom valances. Power comes from a 6.2 L LSX376-B15 V8 with two Magnuson 122 superchargers … Read more

1957 Chevy with Twin V12 Engines Update 2

1957 Chevy with Twin BMW V12 Engines

It’s been almost three years since our last update on Gary Kollofski‘s amazing 1957 Chevy. The project has progressed thanks to the talented work from Dale Pelvit. The two 5.4 L BMW M73B54 V12s are mated thanks to a custom plate made by Robert Bendtsen and drive a 700R4 automatic transmission through a custom gear … Read more

1955 Chevy Bel Air with a V12

1955 Chevy Bel Air with a V12

Gary Kollofski stopped by Jay Leno’s Garage to show off his custom 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air coupe. Under the hood sits a all-aluminum 730 ci V12 built by BPM in Italy. These engines typically find themselves in boats. Gary’s engine uses three Holley 600 cfm carburetors which produces 620 horsepower and 720 lb-ft of torque. … Read more

1954 Chevy with a Supercharged 454 LSx

1954 Chevy with a Supercharged 454 ci LSx

This 1954 Chevy Bel Air was dropped off at The Roadster Shop to receive an upgrade on every system under the body. They first started off by removing the factory frame and installing a FAST TRACK IRS chassis made for Tri-Five Chevys. This gave the car a very strong foundation, lowered ride height, C6 Corvette … Read more

1956 Chevy Bel Air with a Supercharged LS3

Boosted Bela 1956 Chevy Bel Air with a Supercharged LS3

Retro Designs in Concord, North Carolina was commissioned by Chevy Performance’s The Block to built this 1956 Chevy Bel Air. The project is called Boosted Bela and as the name suggest the engine is not naturally aspirated. Under the hood sits a LS3 crate engine which has been upgraded with LS9 fuel injectors and Holley … Read more