Chevrolet Series AB National

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Chevrolet Series AB National
Chevrolet Coupe Typ AB BW 2011-09-03 13-54-37.JPG
Manufacturer Chevrolet Division
of General Motors
Production 785,199
Model years 1928
Engine 171 cu in (2.8 L) 4-cylinder
Transmission 3-speed manual
Wheelbase 107 in (2,718 mm)
Curb weight 2,030–2,435 lb (921–1,104 kg)
Predecessor Chevrolet Series AA Capitol
Successor Chevrolet Series AC International

The Chevrolet Series AB National (or Chevrolet National) is an American vehicle manufactured by General Motors' Chevrolet division in 1928 to replace the 1927 Series AA Capitol. Over three-quarters of a million Series ABs were manufactured in a variety of body styles.


Looking very similar to the 1927 Series AA Capitol, the wheelbase of the Series AB was increased by four inches to 107 in (2,718 mm). The updated look was one of the first projects from GM's Art & Colour studio.[1]

The Series AB was powered by Chevrolet's old 171 cu in (2,800 cc) four-cylinder engine, but with minor modifications to produce 35 hp (26 kW) at 2,200 rpm. Four-wheel braking was also now provided.


  1. ^ "1928 Chevrolet National Series AB". How Stuff Works. Retrieved 3 January 2013.