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

By J. Kelly ", Flory", Jr.

Книга American autos 1946-1959: each version, yr by way of 12 months American automobiles 1946-1959: each version, yr via 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 vehicle creation on the shut of worldwide warfare II during the Nineteen Fifties, the yankee car could see the births and deaths of numerous brands, nice technological advances, and an period of dramatic styling as a prospering state asserted its turning out to be mobility. automobiles of this era are one of the so much iconic autos ever inbuilt the U.S.: the 1949 Ford, the impressive 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 publication info each version from all of the significant brands (including independents reminiscent of Kaiser-Frazer and Crosley yet apart from very low-volume marques akin to Tucker) from version years 1946 via 1959. yr by means of 12 months, it presents an outline of the and industry, through anyone document on each one corporation: its major information for the yr (introductions or cancellations of types, new engines and transmissions, ads subject matters, revenues tendencies etc.); its creation figures and industry prestige; and its powertrain choices, paint shades and significant suggestions. The company's versions are then certain separately with such details as physique types, costs, dimensions and weights, usual gear and creation figures. approximately 1,000 pictures are integrated.

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Parking lights continued to be high mounted rectangular units, located between the headlight and the hood opening on the front fender. A new full-length bodyside stainless steel molding with a groove in it ran back from the front of the hood sides, passing just below the side windows, and followed the rear quarter panel curve down, ending just short of the point where the rear fender and trunk lid met. Front and rear fender moldings were seen. The rest of the car’s exterior styling and interior appointments remained essentially unchanged, with the exception of a greater use of plastics on interior trim.

0 Models Available Style No. Stylemaster 2-Door Business Coupe, 2-p. Stylemaster 2-Door Sport Coupe, 5-p. Stylemaster 2-Door Town Sedan, 5-p. Stylemaster 4-Door Sport Sedan, 5-p. TOTALS Base FADP DJ-1504 DJ-1524 DJ-1502 DJ-1503 Avg. 43% Shipping Wt. ” Nameplate year of origin: 1942. Current bodystyle lifespan: 1941 through 1948. 30%. Primary competition: Dodge DeLuxe, Ford Super Deluxe, Nash 600 and Plymouth Special Deluxe. Notable changes: Restyled grille, trim and detail changes. 00 × 16 BSW tires.

TOTALS Shipping Wt. 57% *For body style production totals for 1946–1948, see 1948 DeSoto section. Custom “New streamlined styling ... new driving ease ... new safety ... ” Nameplate year of origin: 1939. Current bodystyle lifespan: 1942 through first-series 1949. ). Primary competition: Chrysler Windsor, Hudson Commodore, and Mercury. Notable changes: Restyled front end, trim and detail changes. 50 × 15 BSW tires. Convertible adds: Bedford cord and leather interior trim, and power top. 50 × 16 BSW tires.

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