1926 Chevrolet Superior Series V Touring
of General Motors
|Production||1923 (Series B): 480,000 approx
1924 (Series F): 307,775
1925 (Series K): 519,229
1926 (Series V): 732,147
|Engine||171 cu in (2.8 L) 4-cylinder|
|Wheelbase||103 in (2,616.2 mm)|
|Curb weight||1,690–2,070 lb (767–939 kg) (Series K)|
|Predecessor||Chevrolet Series 490|
|Successor||Chevrolet Series AA Capitol|
The Chevrolet Superior was launched in 1923, manufactured by the American Chevrolet motor company based in Detroit, Michigan for four years with a different series per year. The 1923 model was known as the Series B, the 1924 model was the Series F, for 1925 it was known as the Series K and the 1926 Superior was known as the Series V. It was replaced in 1927 by the Series AA Capitol.
All Superior models were powered by a 171 cu in (2.8 L) 4-cylinder engine, 26hp @ 2000 rpm, and shared the 103 in (2,616.2 mm) wheelbase. The cheapest complete model, which was the Superior Roadster, cost $510 in 1926, whilst the range-topping model, the Superior Sedan, sold for $825. It was also possible to buy a chassis; the Commercial chassis cost $425, whilst the Express Truck chassis cost $525.
Source: Slauson, H. W.; Howard Greene (1926). "“Leading American Motor Cars”". Everyman’s Guide to Motor Efficiency. New York: Leslie-Judge Company.
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