National Geographic : 1956 Mar
Loves to go...and looks it! The'56 Chevrolet The Bel Air Sport Sedan is one of two new Chevrolet 4-door hardtops.All 19 new models feature Body by Fisher. THE HOT ONES EVEN HOTTER It's got frisky new power ... V8 or 6... to make the going sweeter and the passing safer. It's agile ... quick ... solid and sure on the road! This, you remember, is the car that set a new record for the Pikes Peak run. And the car that can take that tough and twist ing climb in record time is bound to make your driving safer and more fun. Curve ahead? You level through it with a wonderful nailed-to the-road feeling of stability. Chevrolet's special suspension and springing see to that. Slow car ahead? You whisk around it and back in line in sec onds. Chevrolet's new high-compression power-ranging from the new "Blue-Flame 140" Six up to 225 h.p . in the new Corvette V8 engine, available at extra cost-handles that. Quick stop called for? Nudge those oversize brakes and relax. Chevrolet's exclusive Anti-Dive braking brings you to a smooth, heads-up halt. No doubt about it, this bold beauty was made for the road. Like to try it? Just see your Chevrolet dealer.... Chevrolet Division of General Motors, Detroit 2, Michigan.