he Bel Air was Chevrolet’s mid-priced line for 1962. This car is a two-door hardtop and was commonly called a ‘Bubbletop’. Chevrolet had five V8 engine offerings for 1962 ranging from the standard 283 CID – 170 Horsepower up to the 409 CID – 409 horsepower.
This car is equipped with the optional 409 V8, solid valve lifters and a manual transmission and was capable of a quarter mile time of 12.2 seconds. A car identical to this graced the “Beach Boys” album featuring their hit record…”409″. Chevrolet sold 1,424,000 full-size cars in 1962.
Engine: 409 CID V8, 409 Horsepower