1928 Chevrolet National Collector's Classic Car

1928 Chevrolet Other

Condition: Used
Make: Chevrolet
Model: Other
Type: SUV
Year: 1928
Mileage: 58044
VIN: 12AB 44273
Color: Mustard Yellow
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Interior color: Brown
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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Description for Chevrolet Other 1928

1928 Chevrolet Four Door National Sedan
Best-known simply as the National, hevrolet's Series AB National line of 1928 succeeded the AA Capitol of 1927. With only 58,044 original miles, iding upon a four-inch longer 107-inch wheelbase, he National was one of the first projects undertaken by famed GM chief stylist Harley Earl and his GM Art and Colour Studio. In addition to their updated styling, he Series AB models represented the end of an era, ith power delivered by the final development of Chevrolet's venerable 171 cubic-inch inline four-cylinder engine.
One of the marque's first automobile engines, hevrolet's 171 was designed by Arthur Mason and launched in 1913. An overhead-valve design with exposed pushrods and a detachable crossflow-cylinder head, t was advertised by Chevrolet as a "valve-in-head" engine and respected as a more modern alternative to the flathead designs of the competition. Displacement remained unchanged throughout its production run the ended in 1928. In it its final form, he Chevy 171 ‘four' developed 34 horsepower at 2,200 rpm with carburetor updates, ncreased compression, luminum pistons, nd larger valves. The AB National also ushered in four-wheel braking. An unqualified commercial success, ver 785,000 of these excellent and dependable Chevrolets were built for 1928.
This rust-free example of the 1928 National AB line is a four-door Touring Sedan with fresh paint in the stock colors of yellow and brown with black fenders and a clean and detailed undercarriage. The cylinder head was resurfaced, iven a valve job, nd reinstalled with all-new gaskets. Featuring original upholstery, he Chevrolet is complete with all stock window-glass and windshield seals. The carburetor, tarter, enerator, ater pump, nd vacuum-type fuel pump were rebuilt, nd new belts, oses, nd battery cables were fitted, long with a new oil filter. The wood-spoke wheels and tires are reported to remain in great condition, nd the tires are equipped with new inner tubes. A particularly desirable update is the addition of a set of four-wheel disk brakes for improved stopping. Offered complete with a clear title, his 1928 National AB handsomely represents the final model-year of Chevrolet's early four-cylinder models.