A Motoring Icon – The 1957 Chevrolet Convertible

Classic automobile buffs all over the world take great delight in the 1957 Chevy convertible. The timeless design of the 57 convertible began several years back in the fifties and the fondness for this beauty turned out to be far more like a fine wine and grew a lot greater with each passing year.

Say amp;quot;Chevroletamp;quot; to any vintage automobile aficionado and what automobile always comes to mind? It is the 57 Chevy and its classic fins. And when pressed, they’ll often state 57 Chevy convertible.

The appreciation for this vintage convertible car has increased 10-fold in the decades since 1957. What actually aids these vintage cars are the modern technologies accessible to make these Chevy classics run and drive far better than new cars. There is also yet another cause for the love of these classic cars which is without doubt the very best action you are able to get. A 1957 Chevy convertible beautifully restored generates all kinds of curiosity, seemingly so a lot more from the gals. This creates the amp;quot;WOWamp;quot; for the automobile we love, and which (lots of other men and women do also).

Harley Earl, GM development expert was placed under immense demand in the preceding years. The general public was expecting abilities that far exceeded the standards needed by the streets the cars would be driven on. Unique style and speed had been at the top of the list for ’57.

Intended to take on its European competitors, with manufacturers like MG, Mercedes and others, below average sales prior to ’57 demonstrated General Motors was not willing to compromise. At this period in history, the American automobile market desired a new design with speed and elegance.

As soon as Chevrolet acknowledged adjustments were required to enhance product sales they rapidly leaped into action. Starting with a period of indecision they were in the ring fight to pull off some thing special. The something special turned out to be Chevrolet’s new V8 motor.

Many individuals believed the 1957 Chevy was similar to the previous year’s design in looks. But the 57 took America by surprise with the new V8 specially changed to squash the European counterparts. For the very first time in American history, Chevy was on top of world. 1957 was the year that created the most recognized vehicle on the earth right now.

The 1957 Chevy convertible still holds so much popularity that 45 years later to the day, Chevrolet ran an advertising promotion which featured the 57. It didn’t hurt that Don Maclean’s pop music unforgettable song amp;quot;American Pieamp;quot; featured driving a amp;quot;Chevy to the leveeamp;quot;. Today’s crowd may not know who Don is, but you can be sure they know he drove his Chevy to the levee. And there was another great tune by Prince Little called amp;quot;Red Corvetteamp;quot;; everyone realizes it was his 1957 Chevy convertible he was crooning about.

Still true today many of us nonetheless keep in mind the classic billboard campaigns of Chevrolet across America. The advertisements stood proud reminding the people of this great country that they don’t write songs about Volvos! And it’s still accurate these days!

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