Cars of the GM Heritage Center: An Insider’s Look

© 2015 General Motors LLC. Used with permission, GM Media Archive.© 2015 General Motors LLC. Used with permission, GM Media Archive.
1962 Chevrolet Bel Air
Commonly called a “bubble top” due to its concave windshield, curved A-pillars and B-pillar-less greenhouse, the 1962 Bel Air 2-door hardtop was popular among racers. Part of the Chevy lineup between the Impala and Biscayne, the mid-priced Bel Air retailed for $3,152. The standard engine for a Bel Air of this vintage is a 283-cubic-inch 170-horse V8.

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5 thoughts on “Cars of the GM Heritage Center: An Insider’s Look

  1. Great rendition — especially of the Cadillacs. When will we ever see another Cadillac to rival those shown here? We need a new icon without worrying about fuel efficiency and “organic” greenness.

  2. A bright red Cadillac convertible was my ideal car when I was a kid and it still is. They don’t make such gorgeous cars any longer.

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