This 1922 Chevrolet 490 Touring Sedan represents one of the very
early models from Chevy that helped set the trend of making sure
cars were more than just appliances. And because this is such a
significant and rarely-seen car, it's nice to have it so
authentically presented inside and out.
Because this one represents the dawn of American motoring, we love
the matte black paint. It's not just because it's clean and
complete, but it also helps tell the story of the era. After all,
Henry Ford famously only sold you a Model T for many years only in
black because it dried the fastest. But Chevrolet showed the way
for style to be added into cars with the sleeker body and more
colors. So a black car with red wheels seems to straddle this line
of function and flair nicely. And when you're telling the history,
be sure to remind people of the kind of revolution the 490 Model
started. Like the Model T, it was still a car for the people, but
there was an eye for a sleeker design you can see in the way the
grille, hood, and cowl all flow so nicely together. And this car
wears its history well. You have nice details with a clean
windshield, classic badging, brass radiator temperature cap, and a
well-fitting top. Plus, the metal body has a good fit while still
also showing the right aging you'd want on a car that's just passed
the century mark.
The interior continues this correct feeling. So you have what would
be considered a basic layout today, but when you dig a little
deeper, you'll love the details. Saddle bag pockets in the door
panels, a dual rear window in the folding top, and two rows of
seats with plenty of comfy wraparound padding. The thick wood of
the steering wheel, column-mounted control, and mechanical action
of the floor shifter are all part of this car's charm. So you feel
like the part of a century-old club after you quickly get the hang
This vintage Chevy is powered by a 171 cubic-inch inline-four. It
has such an authentic look and feel that we bet you'll love letting
others see the exposed pushrods and rocker arms that work the
valves at the top of the head. These early Chevrolets not only had
style, but they also were hardy. And you feel that in the way this
one continues to be a strong runner. The three-speed manual
transmission even has a new clutch. So while we doubt you'll be
doing road trips in this Chevy, this century-old classic can
certainly make its way to the local events that love true early
This Chevrolet 490 is not just looking for a new owner...It's
looking for someone to carry on its legacy. Are you ready to be a
part of history? Call today!!!
1922 Chevrolet Antique
Location:Lithia Springs, Georgia
Exterior Color:Flat Black
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