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By J. Kelly ", Flory", Jr.

ISBN-10: 0786432292

ISBN-13: 9780786432295

Книга American autos 1946-1959: each version, yr via yr American autos 1946-1959: each version, 12 months by means of YearКниги English литература Автор: J. Kelly Flory Год издания: 2008 Формат: pdf Издат.:McFarland Страниц: 1047 Размер: 13,2 ISBN: 0786432292 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:From the resumption of car construction on the shut of worldwide conflict II in the course of the Fifties, the yankee vehicle may see the births and deaths of a number of brands, nice technological advances, and an period of dramatic styling as a prospering kingdom asserted its transforming into mobility. autos of this era are one of the so much iconic automobiles ever inbuilt the USA: the 1949 Ford, the striking Studebaker designs of 1950 and 1953, the 1955-1957 Chevrolets, the "Forward glance" Chrysler items, the ill-fated Edsel and plenty of others.This accomplished reference e-book info each version from all of the significant brands (including independents similar to Kaiser-Frazer and Crosley yet except very low-volume marques reminiscent of Tucker) from version years 1946 via 1959. yr via 12 months, it presents an summary of the and marketplace, by means of a person file on each one corporation: its major information for the 12 months (introductions or cancellations of versions, new engines and transmissions, advertisements topics, revenues tendencies etc.); its creation figures and marketplace prestige; and its powertrain choices, paint colours and significant innovations. The company's types are then precise separately with such details as physique types, costs, dimensions and weights, typical gear and construction figures. approximately 1,000 photos are integrated.

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The three lower grille bars all had red pinstripe accents. Parking lights continued to be high mounted rectangular units, located between the headlight and the hood opening on the front fender. A new full-length bodyside stainless steel molding with a groove in it ran back from the front of the hood sides, passing just below the side windows, and followed the rear quarter panel curve down, ending just short of the point where the rear fender and trunk lid met. Front and rear fender moldings were seen.

43% Shipping Wt. ” Nameplate year of origin: 1942. Current bodystyle lifespan: 1941 through 1948. 30%. Primary competition: Dodge DeLuxe, Ford Super Deluxe, Nash 600 and Plymouth Special Deluxe. Notable changes: Restyled grille, trim and detail changes. 00 × 16 BSW tires. Station wagon adds: Steel cowl, windshield pillars and underbody with Mahogany and natural wood finish framework, reinforced leatherette top, single tail and stop light (as opposed to dual on cars), and bumperettes with guards on rear (as opposed to full bumper).

Also new were front fenders that faded into the doors and slightly revised rear fender lines. Interior trim was slightly upscale from the 1942 offerings, and included a larger steering wheel to allow the driver a full view of the instrument panel. Throughout its lifespan DeSoto always suffered from an image of being just a cheaper Chrysler. The Chryslers always carried a larger engine and slightly more posh interior Custom 2-Door Convertible to justify the price difference. To illustrate just how similar DeSoto models and low-end Chrysler models were in the postwar period, both cars were built on the same chassis, with similar body panels, and the Chrysler Royal and Windsor lines were priced exactly $100 higher than the DeSoto DeLuxe and Custom, model for model.

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