1948 Chevrolet Stylemaster Sedan Delivery
About This Chevrolet
|Condition||Pre-Owned Clear Title|
|Drivetrain||Rear Wheel Drive|
During the late 1940s' the well-designed Chevrolets were largely unchanged mostly in part to our national effort in WWII. This focus allowed Chevrolet to use much of its prewar tooling in cars and trucks of this period. This nicely restored 1948 example is the uncommon Stylemaster Sedan Delivery, a spacious, panel-sided wagon with large single rear door at the back of its Fisher-built body. A benefit of the spacious body design allowed extra space for tools and parts. The Stylemaster Sedan quickly became a favorite vehicle for mobile repairs as well as product deliveries. Although designed as a work vehicle, the importance of styling was still paramount in this period and Chevrolet offered up long and graceful sweeping front fenders that pushed the car towards the styling that the 1950s would bring, while retaining the bulbous and efficient rear cabin. There is no shortage of chrome styling elements on this platform and it sparkles as when new. This example is a recipient of a full restoration that has returned it to "like new" condition. Finished in gleaming "Mayland Black", it is dressed with chrome hubcaps, trim rings and wide whitewall tires and also came equipped with bumper guards, grille guard, heater and defroster. Red pinstripes add a subtle touch of understated style. The "Thriftmaster" straight 6-cylinder engine produces 90 horsepower from its 217-cubic inch displacement. A column-shift three-speed manual transmission puts the truck in motion. The two factory seats are black and, as a delivery vehicle, there is nothing behind them except for a cavernous and endlessly usable storage area that has thick gray carpet on the floor, panel walls and a defined headliner. The dashboard is well-detailed to go along with the strong overall presence. This sleek sedan delivery was sold new at Sloate Chevrolet Co., Inc. of Hartford, CT and in recent years has been a...
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