1957 Chevrolet Bel Air NOMAD 2 Door Custom Wagon

Price: $82,500

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Type: Used
Year: 1957
Make: Chevrolet
Model: Bel Air NOMAD 2 Door Custom Wagon
Body: 2 Door Wagon
Engine Size: 350/350HP V8
Trans: Automatic
Mileage: 2106
VIN: VC57L159567
Stock: 59567
Ext Color: Black
Int Color:

West Coast Classics are proud to present an absolutely stunning, restored & customized with no expense spared 1957 Chevrolet Bel-Air Nomad Station Wagon!

The car boasts some of the following stats;

Engine:

350 CID 350HP V8 Corvette with dual hump heads with some 1,000 miles on newly rebuilt engine
FAST (Fuel Air Spark Technology) Fuel Injection 
RV cam
Turbo Hydro 400 Automatic transmission
K&N Air Filter
CPP 500 Power steering 
Power brakes with dual chamber master cylinder
Automatic tranny cooler fan pump with stainless lines
Brand new Ididit steering column with tilt wheel
Custom steering wheel
Griffen stainless radiator
MSD Ignition 6A

Interior:

Power windows
Keyless entry
Vintage air conditioning with stock controls & vents
Wonder Bar (looks stock) radio with audio input wiring for iPod etc
Stereo speakers in front kick pad area each side
Stock instrument panel & lights all work in entire car
American Autowire 22 circuit wiring harness (top-of-the-line) and new wiring throughout
Power radio antenna
Front & rear seat belts
Auxiliary upscale tach with oil pressure, water temp & voltage meters
All new Black & White upholstery 
Center console storage
Sound proofing under carpet throughout including spare tire well

Exterior & windows:

New felt & rubber on all rear windows
New tail gate retractors & cables
Stainless custom gas tank
New grill
Aux stop light on rear license
Van Nuys, CA Los Angeles built rust free 
Air lift gate spring & shocks
Stainless steel gas tank

Suspension & undercarriage:

F&R Torsion bars
New front suspension rebuilt with lower tubular A arms
Front disc brakes
Rear air shocks
Glass pak mufflers


The 1955 Chevrolet Nomad Station Wagon was at a list price of over $2,500; the most expensive car of the entire Chevrolet line up in 1955 apart from the Corvette and for good reason! The 1955-57 Nomad wagon is the most probably the most iconic wagon ever built and certainly a legend amongst surfing enthusiasts and fifties classic car collectors all over the world! The 1956 Chevrolet Nomad Station Wagon was at a list price of over $2,600, again the most expensive car of the entire Chevrolet line up in 1956 apart from the Corvette and for good reason! The two door Nomad was one of Harley Earls 'Dream Cars' and more reminiscent of a two door hardtop than any other station wagon, with the roof design borrowed from a 1954 Motorama show car, opened up rear wheels wells and a striped tailgate in chrome! GM insisted the Nomad was affiliated with the top-of-the-line Bel-Air models in order to attract more attention to it, as if that was really necessary! GM also had Chevrolet share the body with Pontiac which marketed their car as the Pontiac Safari.

Nomads therefore, like Bel Air's, came loaded with chrome, carpet and full wheel covers and a V8 engine option! The stylish production run only lasted for three years with GM ending this iconic body style in 1957, primarily due to the vehicles exorbitantly high prices and consequently low sales and introduced a new body-style in 1958, ending the production of what has been commonly referred to as the "Prettiest wagon ever!" Only 8,530 Nomads were built in 1955; 8,103 Nomads were built in 1956 and 6,534 in 1957; their rarity and strong demand ensures continued appreciation over the years ahead.


This particular example was recently customized and restored by it's most recent southern California owner who has customized the car with no expense spared to his personal preference including custom Black paint and a newly upholstered Black & White interior.

This is a rare opportunity to own a beautifully restored example of an extremely striking custom 1957 Chevrolet Bel-Air Nomad Station Wagon in turn key ready condition throughout for any custom or resto mod American car enthusiast to enjoy or collect today!

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