Chevrolet Series AA Capitol

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Chevrolet Series AA Capitol
1927 Chevrolet Capitol AA Touring BGC77.jpg
Overview
ManufacturerChevrolet (General Motors)
Model years1927
AssemblyOakland 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
Osaka Assembly, Osaka, Japan
General Motors South Africa, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
General Motors New Zealand, Petone, New Zealand
GM Argentina, Buenos Aires, Argentina
GM Belgium, Antwerp, Belgium
Body and chassis
PlatformGM A platform
RelatedOakland
Pontiac
Powertrain
Engine171 cu in (2.8 L) 4-cylinder
Transmission3-speed manual
Dimensions
Wheelbase103 in (2,616.2 mm)[1]
Length146.06 in (3,709.9 mm)
Width44.16 in (1,121.7 mm)
Curb weight1,895–2,275 lb (860–1,032 kg)
Chronology
PredecessorChevrolet Superior Series V
SuccessorChevrolet Series AB National

The Chevrolet Series AA Capitol (or Chevrolet Capitol) is an American vehicle manufactured by Chevrolet in 1927. Launched in the year Ford changed from the Model T to the Model A, Chevrolet sold 678,540 Series AA cars,[2] and would help Chevrolet challenge Ford’s dominance in the market internationally.[3]

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 build Chevrolet and GMC trucks.

References[edit]

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