327-Powered 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad 4-Speed


This 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad is powered by a replacement 327ci V8 linked with a four-speed manual transmission and is finished in blue and ivory over a color-coordinated interior. The car is equipped with power steering, power front disc brakes, 15″ American Racing wheels, an aftermarket digital stereo, a Hurst shifter, an Edelbrock intake manifold and four-barrel carburetor, an MSD ignition coil, a Mallory distributor, and an aluminum radiator. The car was acquired by the owner in 2017, and subsequent work consisted of installing a tilting steering column and a Grant steering wheel as well as polishing the chrome trim and bumpers. This Nomad is now offered by the seller on behalf of the owner with a car cover and clean Texas title.

327-Powered 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad 4-Speed

The car is finished in blue with an ivory roof and is said to have been repainted under prior ownership. Details include a wrap-around windshield, sliding rear windows, a two-piece tailgate, “Bel Air” badging, and twin tailfins. The chrome trim and bumpers are said to have been polished in preparation for the sale. There is a paint chip on the left rocker panel below the door.

327-Powered 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad 4-Speed

Chrome 15″ American Racing wheels are mounted with BFGoodrich Radial T/A white-letter tires measuring 235/70 up front and 255/70 out back. The car is equipped with power steering and braking is handled by power-assisted front discs and rear drums.

327-Powered 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad 4-Speed

The front and rear bench seats are upholstered in ivory vinyl with blue patterned inserts. Equipment includes a Hurst shifter, aluminum bowtie-patterned dashboard trim, a split-folding front bench seat, an analog clock, a cabin heater, and an aftermarket digital stereo.

327-Powered 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad 4-Speed

The leather-wrapped Grant steering wheel is mounted to a chrome tilting column and frames a 110-mph speedometer and gauges for coolant temperature and fuel level. The steering column and steering wheel are said to have been installed under current ownership. A trio of Sunpro gauges is located below the center of the dashboard. The five-digit mechanical odometer is said to have rolled over and shows 32 miles, approximately 1k miles have been added under current ownership. Total mileage is unknown.

327-Powered 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad 4-Speed

The factory 265ci V8 was replaced with a 327ci V8 under prior ownership. Features include an MSD ignition coil, a Mallory distributor, an Edelbrock intake manifold and four-barrel carburetor, tubular exhaust headers, a chrome air cleaner assembly, and finned valve covers. An aluminum radiator with an electric cooling fan has been installed. A fluid service was performed in preparation for the sale.

327-Powered 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad 4-Speed

Power is delivered to the rear wheels through a four-speed manual transmission. An aftermarket dual exhaust system has been fitted.


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