By J. Kelly ", Flory", Jr.
Книга American automobiles 1946-1959: each version, 12 months by way of yr American automobiles 1946-1959: each version, 12 months through 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 creation on the shut of global struggle II during the Fifties, the yankee automobile might 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 starting to be mobility. vehicles of this era are one of the so much iconic automobiles ever in-built the U.S.: the 1949 Ford, the awesome Studebaker designs of 1950 and 1953, the 1955-1957 Chevrolets, the "Forward glance" Chrysler items, the ill-fated Edsel and plenty of others.This complete reference ebook information each version from all of the significant brands (including independents reminiscent of Kaiser-Frazer and Crosley yet aside from very low-volume marques resembling Tucker) from version years 1946 via 1959. yr through yr, it presents an outline of the and industry, by means of anyone document on each one corporation: its major information for the yr (introductions or cancellations of types, new engines and transmissions, advertisements subject matters, revenues developments etc.); its creation figures and marketplace prestige; and its powertrain choices, paint shades and significant suggestions. The company's types are then targeted separately with such details as physique kinds, costs, dimensions and weights, typical apparatus and creation figures. approximately 1,000 photos are integrated.
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Price $1,289 Shipping Wt. 74% *For body style production totals for 1946–1948, see 1948 Dodge section. ” Measurements Nameplate year of origin: 1941. Current bodystyle lifespan: 1942 through first-series 1949. ). Primary competition: DeSoto Deluxe, Nash Ambassador, and Pontiac Torpedo. Notable changes: Restyled front end, and trim and detail changes. 00 × 16 BSW tires. Convertible adds: Leather interior trim, and power top. 00 × 15 BSW tires. All but 7-pass. Sedan 7-pass. 0 Wheelbase Length Width Height Legroom — front Legroom — rear Headroom — front Headroom — rear Cargo capacity (cu.
For 1946, there were some exterior updates, most notable of which were body sides that featured a front fender line blended into the front door to give a more modern and aerodynamic look. Up front, a new egg-crate style grille appeared, made up of relatively large sections laid out in a grid pattern five rows high by eight columns wide. Parking lamps were mounted at the bottom rows off each end of the grille, below the headlights. Exterior chrome trim on Custom models included front fender and rear fender pieces, as well as beltline moldings and window surround trim.
Station wagon adds: Metal spare tire cover and lock. Convertible adds: Hydraulic power top. Sportsman adds: Wood exterior door and rear quarter panel trim, and hydraulic power window lifts. Wheelbase Length Width Height Legroom — front Legroom — rear Headroom — front Headroom — rear Cargo capacity (cu. 0 *NA for station wagon. Models Available Style No. Base FADP Special DeLuxe 2-Door Coupe, 3-p. Special DeLuxe 2-Door (Tudor) Sedan, 6-p. Special DeLuxe 2-Door Sedan Coupe, 6-p. Special DeLuxe 2-Door Convertible, 6-p.
American Cars 1946-1959: Every Model, Year by Year by J. Kelly ", Flory", Jr.