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THE CAR AND ITS OWNER 1956 Chevrolet Bel
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THE CAR AND ITS OWNER
1956 Chevrolet Bel Air convertible owned by Ron Wozny

WHAT MAKES IT INTERESTING
Wozny’s striking Bel Air would be enticing enough to collectors since it is one of the fabled “Tri-Five” (1955-56-57) Chevys. But his ride also contains an optional, numbers-matching “RPO 411” engine, a 265-cubic-inch V-8 with dual four-barrel carburetors that, according to Wozny, puts out “a rousing 245 horsepower.” The powerplant’s design was the work of engineering genius Zora Arkus-Duntov, charged by Chevrolet with developing a high-horsepower V-8 for the then-struggling six-cylinder Corvette.

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