1926 Chevrolet Superior 2-Door Sedan
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By 1926, Chevrolet had begun to seriously challenge the dominance
of the Ford Model T. The Chevrolet Superior series was more
mechanically sophisticated, and buyers had a choice of a variety of
colors. Chevrolet introduced the Superior, series V in mid-1926 and
was marketed into the first part of the 1927 sales year. Powering
these cars was an overhead valve four-cylinder engine with cam
operated oil pump, belt-driven generator, three-speed floor-mounted
manual transmission, semi-floating rear axle and external
contracting rear brakes. Total production of 1926 Chevrolets
reached 486,366 units.
For consignment a barn find condition 1926 Chevrolet Superior Model
V- 2 door sedan. All surfaces of this car have faded and slight
surface rusted paint, a dulled front radiator surround, and surface
rusted floorboards. A canvas top is installed and has some cracking
along with aging going on up top. Very simple box style
construction with no real invasive rust seen on the body. An
unrestored 4-cylinder engine resides under the cowled hood.
Faded dark green adorns the cowled hood doors and lower rear tub of
this car. The upper part (front doors north) is black painted steel
with the very top being canvas as the technology of the day did not
allow for such a large panel to be formed in 1 piece. This canvas
is cracked and faded but there are no holes or tears in it. Simple
fenders curve around the surface rusted solid steel 21-inch wheels
with thin tires and are painted black. They have a running board in
the center attaching them to each other which is literally a rough
sawn wood board. On the back is the fuel tank which has a bit of
surface rust and a scissoring spare tire holder. All glass is there
and in good condition.
If you adore mohair, then this interior is just for you. Door
panels and seats are covered in it, as are the pillars. The
headliner may have been as well, but now has bare canvas only with
no mohair covering the canvas. Front seats are simple low back
buckets which were originally covered in mohair but now have a
triangle pattern broadcloth covering with plenty of gaffers tape to
hold it together. The rear seat is in this triangular pattern as
well and has nice tuck and roll stitched puffy panels with plenty
of staining on them, but no tape. The dash is metal and original to
the car and has 2 oval gauge clusters and centrally located
circular speedometer and odometer along with a warning light above.
A wood steering wheel in good condition fronts they dash. Floors
are covered in rubber which has accumulated lots of dirt over the
171ci of an inline 4-cylinder is under the hood. There is some
paint peeling throughout this engine bay and on the valve covering.
A 1-barrel carburetor feeds the 4 popper, and behind it is a
3-speed manual transmission.
Plenty of surface rust, but structural integrity has been
maintained. Save for the running boards which have been interpreted
literally, and now have actual unsurfaced wood to cover the span
between the rounded fenders. Simple leaf sprung suspension is all
around, and mechanical drum brakes are on the rear. It appears that
the passenger rear wheel has a seal leak.
The engine turns over by hand, but no attempt was made to start
All steel, all patina, some surface rust, and TLC needed on the
interior. You have a blank slate to work with, and the
possibilities are endless as to colors and interior finishes. When
refurbished these cars are real award winners. Could this car be a
future award winner? Up to you!
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Classic Auto Mall is a 336,000-square foot classic and special
interest automobile showroom, featuring over 600 vehicles for sale
with showroom space for up to 1,000 vehicles. Also, a 400 vehicle
barn find collection is on display.
This vehicle is located in our showroom in Morgantown,
Pennsylvania, conveniently located just 1-hour west of Philadelphia
on the I-76 Pennsylvania Turnpike. The website is
www.classicautomall.com and our phone number is (888) 227-0914.
Please contact us anytime for more information or to come see the
vehicle in person.