Chevrolet Superior

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Chevrolet Superior
1926 Chevrolet Superior Series V Touring GAG685.jpg
1926 Chevrolet Superior Series V Touring
Overview
Manufacturer Chevrolet Division
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
Model years 1923-1926
Powertrain
Engine 171 cu in (2.8 L) 4-cylinder
Transmission 3-speed manual
Dimensions
Wheelbase 103 in (2,616.2 mm)
Curb weight 1,690–2,070 lb (767–939 kg) (Series K)
Chronology
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.

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Source: Slauson, H. W.; Howard Greene (1926). "“Leading American Motor Cars”". Everyman’s Guide to Motor Efficiency. New York: Leslie-Judge Company.