For Sale By:Private Seller
Drive Type: automatic
Model: Bel Air/150/210
Algona, Iowa, United States
Up For Sale is a 1956 Chevrolet Belair , 4 Door car. This car is a rolling project. The car has current license and is drivable. I drive this car to local cruisins and other car functions that come up in our part of the state. About the car ; The car has been repainted by previous owner and in real good condition, shines great . New weather stripping has been installed on doors and rear decklid also. Nice quiet ride. Bumpers are in divable condition but could be rechromed if desired. Headlights and tail lights have pitting on them, side trim real nice.Body exterior is solid but when it was repainted, new rockers were put on but inners were left alone . If completely restoring this vehicle I would of replaced inners also . I havn't had the carpet up but floors seem solid except for a small area on drivers side rear . A couple of the floor braces need a little work. The interior is still original , usable as is or to show , would need a new interior. The engine is a rebuilt 283 ci with a 2 speed auto trans. which runs and drives real nice. The car has new exhaust, new brakes and new radial tires.This car runs and drives nice , nice smooth ride. This really is a decent shape 57 year old car. I had the car appraised at a local restoration shop for insurance purposes. Appraisal was right at $12000. This car just needs someone to give her a little more TLC. Drive it like it is or finish restore for show. This car is for sale locally so if it sells here, I reserve the right to end auction early. Car is located in Algona Iowa. Local pick up only. I can assist loading car on your trailor or transport. Car is being sold as is where is. I am trying to be as informative as I can about this car. As I said earlier, the car runs and drives solid the way it is or, with a liitle TLC, make it for show. Turns heads just the way it is now. 515-341-1523
There are still plenty of companies that haven't gotten the whole social media thing down pat yet, but Hot Wheels isn't one of them. During the recent Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto, Hot Wheels created a lot of buzz for itself by using a vending machine filled with Chevrolet Camaro models, but instead of money to get the cars, show attendees just had to use Twitter.
To get the free car, people were asked to send a tweet to Hot Wheels Canada saying what they liked about the new Hot Wheels Edition Camaro, and including the #ChevyCIAS hashtag. This seemed to be a popular marketing tool, too, as AdWeek reports that the @HotWheelsCanada account more than tripled in followers during the course of the 10-day show. Looking ahead, this could open up even more innovative marketing possibilities using social media.
Check out the video posted below to watch how it works, and while the auto show has ended and the free-car giveaway has too, we're almost certain that some of the 1,500 freebies will make their way onto eBay.
Kenneth Feinberg, the man in charge of the General Motors compensation fund dealing with the its widespread ignition switch woes, has issued an informal, two-letter response to the plaintiffs in more than 70 lawsuits seeking redress for lost resale value of their Cobalts: "No." The cases were recently combined into one, but Feinberg told The Detroit News that the fund will deal "only with death and physical injury claims," and that "perceived diminished value" will get no consideration.
ALG, the firm specializing in establishing residual values, determined that Cobalt owners had lost $300 compared to the segment competition and doesn't envision any long-term effects from the recall situation. Feinberg's statement comes in advance of public details on how the compensation fund will work and adheres to GM's long-held position on the matter. The company has already asked a judge to throw out such suits using the pre-bankruptcy defense, even as it stopped using that defense in cases of injury and death.
With plenty of potential gain from the GM suit, however, don't expect the plaintiffs to give up yet. When Toyota was sued for the same reason during the unintended acceleration debacle, it eventually settled the case for between $1 billion and $1.4 billion just to get it over with. Since the 85 law firms involved in the Toyota litigation took home more than $250 million of that total, we shouldn't expect the attorneys to give up on a GM payout, either.
Spy photographers have spotted the new Chevrolet Silverado High Country and GMC Sierra Denali out on public streets for a little testing. From the looks of things, the Silverado will receive a much-differentiated front fascia along with special badges and those honking 20-inch chrome wheels. Expect to find a more posh interior as well. Likewise, the Sierra Denali will wear a tweaked nose with the familiar Denali bling. The one of the GMC trucks spotted here rolls on 21-inch gunmetal wheels instead of the 20-inch chrome pieces of the High Country.
Word has it both trucks will go on sale after the Texas State Fair this summer. While General Motors hasn't said for certain what we can expect to find under the hood, we'd be surprised to see anything outside of the range of engines found in the standard Silverado and Sierra models. That means buyers should be able to get their hands on the efficient, 23-miles per gallon 5.3-liter V8.