1962 Chevrolet Bel Air Series

The 1961 Chevrolet Bel Air came equipped with either a six- or eight-cylinder engine. Standard equipment included a heater and defroster, dual sun visors, crank-operated ventipanes, direction signals, front door armrests, ashtray, coat hooks, color-keyed vinyl-coated rubber floor coverings, parallel action windshield wipers, and foam seats. Other features included foam backed luggage compartment mat, specific steering wheel hub, and color-keyed carpeting. The Bel Air script could be found on the rear fenders. In the back were four taillights, arranged two on each side.

Body styles included a 2- and 4-door sedan, hardtop sport coupe, and a station wagon (with seating for either 6 or 9 passengers).


by Daniel Vaughan | Nov 2013

Vehicle Profiles

1962 Chevrolet Bel Air Series vehicle information

Series 1500 Hardtop Sport Coupe

Strip or Street, the 409 was '62's Number-One Hit
The 1962 Bel Air Sport Coupe is a unique Chevrolet, for a number of reasons. It was the last of the hardtop Bel Airs. It retained the roofline of the '61 'bubbletop' Impala while other GM ....[continue reading]

1962 Chevrolet Bel Air Series vehicle information

Series 1600 HardTop Sport Coupe

When you pair a 409/409 Chevy motor with the likes of Bill 'Grumpy' Jenkins and Dave Stickler, you get a combination that could only lead to victory.....[continue reading]

1962 Chevrolet Bel Air Series vehicle information

Series 1600 HardTop Sport Coupe

Chassis Num: 21637A138203

Chevrolet changed the 348 CI W-Head V-8 for a 409 CI unit for 1961. It featured a dual plane aluminum intake manifold with two inline Carter AFB 4-barrel carburetors. This was matched to raised-port cylinder heads with larger valves, higher compressi....[continue reading]

1962 Chevrolet Bel Air Series vehicle information

Series 1600 Station Wagon

The 1962 Chevrolet Bel Air was available as a 2- or 4-door passenger car or as a 6-passenger station wagon. They came equipped with a small hubcaps, heater and defroster, dual sun visors, ashtray, coat hooks, color-keyed vinyl-coated rubber floor cov....[continue reading]

1962 Chevrolet Bel Air Series vehicle information

Series 1600 HardTop Sport Coupe

Chassis Num: 21637A153772

The Chevy Bel Air Sport Coupe has double taillight lenses and the subtle crossed flags 409 badges on the front fenders. These signs indicate this is a very rare vehicle. Chevrolet produced two million vehicles in 1962 and 1.4 million of those were fu....[continue reading]

Series 1500 Hardtop Sport Coupe
 
Series 1600 HardTop Sport Coupe
 
Series 1600 HardTop Sport Coupe
Chassis #: 21637A138203 
Series 1600 Station Wagon
 
Series 1600 HardTop Sport Coupe
Chassis #: 21637A153772 

Related Reading : Chevrolet Bel Air History

From 1950 through 1952 Chevrolet hardtops in the Deluxe model line were dubbed the Bel Air. It took a few more years before it would become its own distinct series. In 1953, the Bel Air became its own model and was applied to Chevrolets top-of-the-line model range. By 1955, the cars were offered with an optional V8 engine which greatly improved the cars performance. In 1953 Chevrolet had....
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