Classic Cars of the Fifties
The third and final year of the successful "Tri-five" Chevys, 1957 is to many collectors, the most coveted of all Fifties cars. Body choices included two and four-door sedans, two and four-door hardtops (pillarless), a utility coupe, two styles of two-door station wagon, two styles of four-door station wagon, and the convertible.
Luxury and convenience options included power steering, power brakes, signal-seeking AM radio and power antenna. Power windows and power seats were also available.
The Chevy small-block V8 got it's first of several displacement increases in 1957, up to 283 cubic inches. Top-rated was the "Ramjet" fuel-injection motor, putting out 283 horsepower.
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