Curbside Outtake: Me and My Biscayne Bel Air


As I’ve written in the past, my parents replaced their first car with a used 1960 Chevrolet Biscayne Bel Air right about the time I came along. I was looking through some old home movies recently, and ran across this great shot of me happily walking past the Chevy, probably in the Spring of 1964. The car would soldier on another five years before being sold off (or traded-in) on our 1968 Country Squire LTD wagon.


Here’s another shot showing the only-slightly-restrained-from-1959 rear fin styling of the 1960, accompanied by some other interesting iron from the General…