From being a Kiwi’s classic cruiser in America to an ’80s show rod, and now to a total restoration with a modern twist, this 1957 two-door Bel Air has seen it all. While it has always been ahead of its time, now, thanks to the loving touch of Ben ‘Sherry’ Gainfort, this ’57 is packing all the mod cons and a suspension set-up to match.

You can check out the full article in our August issue (Issue No. 135), on sale July 1, but for now, here’s some build shots and a few pics from when most people saw it last. 

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