Chevrolet Bel Air
For 1965, the full size Chevrolet was totally restyled, and the cars were stretched to 213.3 in overall, even though the wheelbase remained the same. The new stamped grille had a lower extension below the bumper which was slightly veed. Curved window glass and round taillights mounted high characterized the new styling. The interiors were also redesigned and a very attractive dash resulted. The standard V8 remained the 283 CID model of 195 hp, but options included two new 396 cu in CID engines of 325 and 340 hp and two 409 CID blocks of 400 and 425 hp.
The Bel Air utilizes a stainless-steel belt and rocker molding, identifying signature on the rear fenders, a glove compartment light and power tailgate on 9-passenger wagons to distinguish itself from the lower-priced Biscayne series.
Source: Wikipedia, 2013