American Cars 1946-1959: Every Model, Year by Year by J. Kelly ", Flory", Jr.

By J. Kelly ", Flory", Jr.

Книга American vehicles 1946-1959: each version, yr through 12 months American autos 1946-1959: each version, 12 months by means of YearКниги English литература Автор: J. Kelly Flory Год издания: 2008 Формат: pdf Издат.:McFarland Страниц: 1047 Размер: 13,2 ISBN: 0786432292 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:From the resumption of motor vehicle construction on the shut of global conflict II throughout the Nineteen Fifties, the yankee automobile could see the births and deaths of a number of brands, nice technological advances, and an period of dramatic styling as a prospering state asserted its growing to be mobility. autos of this era are one of the so much iconic cars ever in-built the U.S.: the 1949 Ford, the outstanding Studebaker designs of 1950 and 1953, the 1955-1957 Chevrolets, the "Forward glance" Chrysler items, the ill-fated Edsel and lots of others.This entire reference e-book information each version from all the significant brands (including independents reminiscent of Kaiser-Frazer and Crosley yet with the exception of very low-volume marques comparable to Tucker) from version years 1946 via 1959. yr by way of yr, it presents an summary of the and industry, through somebody file on each one corporation: its major information for the 12 months (introductions or cancellations of types, new engines and transmissions, ads topics, revenues developments etc.); its creation figures and marketplace prestige; and its powertrain choices, paint shades and significant techniques. The company's versions are then particular separately with such info as physique types, costs, dimensions and weights, regular apparatus and construction figures. approximately 1,000 pictures are incorporated.

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Major Options “Weather Master” heater Radio and antenna Electric clock Right front door armrest Horn ring with standard steering wheel Custom steering wheel with horn ring Dual windshield wipers Directional signal Large hubcaps White sidewall discs Paint Colors Super Commodore $50 $77 $14 $4 $6 $19 S $26 $9 $ $50 $77 S S S S S S $ Options common to most models. (—= Not Available, S = Standard equipment) Items may be standard equipment, optional at different pricing, or unavailable on certain body styles.

Nineteen-forty-six Chevrolet models arrived late in 1945 and received changes typical to General Motors’ and other manufacturers’ lines. A new grille featuring four horizontal bars under a top bar that curved down at each end to form a simple yet pleasing grille design was the primary change. Rectangular parking lights were relocated to each end of the grille and a new hood ornament was placed on the front of the hood. A decorative stainless steel trim piece ran front to back at door handle level on the bodyside of all models, except the Station Wagon, which was still wood bodied.

Royal 2-Door Brougham Sedan, 6-p. Royal 2-Door Club Coupe, 6-p. Royal 4-Door Sedan, 6-p. Royal 4-Door Sedan, 8-p. Royal 4-Door Sedan Limousine, 8-p. TOTALS Base FADP C-38S C-38S C-38S C-38S C-38S C-38S Avg. 54% Shipping Wt. 68% *For body style production totals for 1946–1948, see 1948 Chrysler section. ” Measurements Nameplate year of origin: 1939. Current bodystyle lifespan: 1942 through first-series1949. 72%. Primary competition: DeSoto Custom, Hudson Commodore, and Mercury. Notable changes: Restyled front end, trim and detail changes.

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