Chevrolet Series AA Capitol

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Chevrolet Series AA Capitol
1927 Chevrolet Capitol AA Touring BGC77.jpg
Overview
Manufacturer Chevrolet Division
of General Motors
Production 678,540
Model years 1927
Assembly Oakland Assembly, Oakland, California
North Tarrytown Assembly, Tarrytown, New York
Flint Assembly, Flint, Michigan
Norwood Assembly, Norwood, Ohio
St. Louis Assembly, St. Louis, Missouri
Oshawa Assembly, Oshawa, Ontario Canada
Body and chassis
Platform GM A platform
Related Oakland
Pontiac
Powertrain
Engine 171 cu in (2.8 L) 4-cylinder
Transmission 3-speed manual
Dimensions
Wheelbase 103 in (2,616.2 mm)
Curb weight 1,895–2,275 lb (860–1,032 kg)
Chronology
Predecessor Chevrolet Superior Series V
Successor Chevrolet Series AB National

The Chevrolet Series AA Capitol (or Chevrolet Capitol) is an American vehicle manufactured by General Motors' Chevrolet division in 1927. Launched in the year Ford changed from the Model T to the Model A, Chevrolet sold 678,540 Series AA cars,[1] and would help Chevrolet challenge Ford’s dominance in the market.[2]

Specification[edit]

1927 GMC commercial series truck
1927 Chevrolet truck

Available in eight body styles, the bodywork was very similar to the 1926 Chevrolet Superior Series V and 1925′s Superior Series K. The chassis and platform were also used to built Chevrolet and GMC trucks.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1927 Chevrolet Series AA Capitol". How Stuff Works. Retrieved 3 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "The New ’27 Chevrolets: Putting It to Ol’ Henry [Chevrolet Centennial, 1920s Edition]". Car and Driver. 31 October 2011. Retrieved 3 January 2013.