FILMING IN MALIBU WITH A 1956 PLYMOUTH BELVEDERE- FIREBALL MALIBU VLOG 636 – Fireball is interviewed for a new documentary on PCH in Malibu, focusing on life on the road, Emily Shane and more.

About the Plymouth Belvedere from WIKI… The #PlymouthBelvedere was an American automobile model that was produced by Plymouth from 1954 to 1970.

The #Belvedere name was first used for a new hardtop body style in the Plymouth Cranbrook line for the 1951 model year. In 1954. the Belvedere replaced the Cranbrook as the top trim and became a full model line with sedans, station wagons and convertible body styles.

The Belvedere continued as Plymouth’s full-sized car until 1965, when it became an intermediate, and was replaced after the 1970 model year by the Satellite, a name originally used for the top-trim level Belvederes. It was also used in a movie called Christine (1983) it was a 1958 Plymouth Belvedere.

All Plymouths were treated to a major overhaul for the 1955 model year. This was the first year of Chrysler Stylist Virgil Exner’s “Forward Look.” The Belvedere returned as top-of-the-line. This episode is on the 1956 Plymouth Belvedere.

For 1956, Plymouth styling evolved from that of the 1955s. Most notable would be the introduction of the first push-button automatic transmission to appear in an American automobile, and a more dramatic rear-end treatment highlighted by a pair of rakish tail-fins.

In early 1956, the Fury joined the Belvedere line as a special-edition high-performance coupe. Belvedere remained the top full-line series through 1958. In 1956, Plymouth added seat belts.

In 1956, Chrysler in a public relations campaign took a Belvedere and had turbine engine fitted instead of the standard gasoline engine, and was driven across the US.

About EMILY SHANEThe Emily Shane Foundation was founded in loving memory of Emily Rose Shane, who was tragically murdered on April 3, 2010 at the age of 13 in Malibu.

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