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For Sale: 1940 Chevrolet Special Deluxe in O'Fallon, Illinois

Vehicle Description

Gateway Classic Cars of Dallas is proud to present this very rare 1940 Chevrolet Special Deluxe 'Series KA' 2 Door Convertible with it's reliable and virtually bullet-proof 216 six-cylinder engine with a manual synchromesh 3-speed transmission!All Chevy's from 1932 forward had boasted the long-lived and reliable 'Blue Flame' six engine and amongst its available models the longer wheel base versions of the 'Master' line, known as the 'Deluxe' versions were the most desirable. This was a classic prewar Chevy and well proportioned and solidly built. The top-of-the-line model was known as the 'Special Deluxe' and it was a much fancier and upscale edition of the 'Master Deluxe' and which today commands the attention of serious collectors and enthusiasts everywhere. Stainless steel moldings trimmed the hood and body belt line and standard equipment included a 30-hour clock, front door armrests, a right-hand windshield wiper, twin air horns, and a deluxe steering wheel with horn ring. The convertible had a full-width rear seat and power-operated top and a choice of different colors of upholstery and convertible tops were offered for the first time by Chevrolet. Interiors were richly appointed in a cloth fabric and with leather in the convertible with thick seat padding for extra comfort. A two-tone woodgrain instrument panel surrounded an arched speedometer and auxiliary gauges while a clock graced the glovebox door and a chromed radio grille was positioned in the center. New to the Chevrolet line was plastic instrument knobs.This particular car has been beautifully restored and finished in a striking 'Light Green' color with a light brown leather interior and matching convertible soft top. The car looks absolutely beautiful and has been professionally restored with the whole interior is quite exceptional. The matching 'Light Brown' Power Soft Top is also as new and all the restored chromework is also in very beautiful condition. The 6 cylinder engine is powerful and this particular car drives magnificently. This is a rare opportunity to own a great daily driving example of a 1940 Chevrolet Special Deluxe 'Series KA' Convertible Coupe in simply superb condition throughout! This is one very rare and highly desirable and collectible unabused example of one of America's Pre-War classics and these high-quality luxury cars were built to be able to complete long distances both quickly and in the utmost of luxury for its day! This is one very desirable car for any classic American car collector or obviously any Pre-War classic car enthusiast to add to your collection. Be sure to check out all the photos and videos on our main website: GatewayClassicCars dot com. Call if interested or e-mail with any questions. Thank you for looking. 817-310-9400

Vehicle Details

  • 1940 Chevrolet Special Deluxe
  • Listing ID:CC-1553673
  • Price:$39,000
  • Location:O'Fallon, Illinois
  • Year:1940
  • Make:Chevrolet
  • Model:Special Deluxe
  • Exterior Color:Green
  • Interior Color:Tan
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:13686
  • Stock Number:DFW1797
  • VIN:GCCDFW1797
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