National Geographic : 1956 Aug
Bel Air 2-Door Sedan-one of 20 frisky new Chevrolet models. It's a beautiful thing to handle! Pick out a '56 Chevy owner-one who recently switched from another make of car-and ask, in a comparative kind of way, about Chevrolet handling. Easier to park? Quicker reflexes in traffic? Holds the road better taking corners and curves? We'll bet you get 100 percent affirmative answers. Because we know for a fact that Chevrolet's one of the few cars being built today with such handling ease, pep and road ability. Chevy proved that by breaking the Pikes Peak record. And proved it again by tak ing top honors in its field at the NASCAR Daytona Beach time trials. What's the secret? Lively horsepower up to 225 -plus a beautiful combination of road-car qualities that other cars don't have. Drive a Chevy and see what we mean. . . . Chevrolet Division of General Motors, Detroit 2, Mich. The Hot One's Even Hotter!