Steve Perry finally got the ’55 Bel Air Convertible of his dreams.
Owned by Steve Perry #10039809, Bentonville, AR
Photography by Colin Date
I have been interested in Tri-5 Chevys since I was 12 years old. That was when my Dad introduced me to a fuel-injected 1957 hardtop at a local show. It’s been “Tri-5-true love” ever since! So, I bought a ’57 4-door at the age of 13, cleaned it up, did some body and engine work, and sold it to buy a ’55 Hardtop. I wanted a ’57, but they were really popular at the time and all I could afford (being in high school) was the ’55. That car was (and still is) my baby. I drove it in high school, college, and on many dates with my future wife, and yes– complete with wide white wall bias ply tires!
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