1924 Chevrolet Superior F Touring Convertible 4-door presented in Cream over Black interior, with Black soft top. 2.8L overhead valve four-cylinder engine putting out 26hp. 3-speed manual transmission. Semi-elliptic rear springs. 11-inch rear-wheel brakes. 103" Wheelbase. The interior is impeccable with no sign of wear. The dash has all original gauges that are in perfect working order. The body is straight and solid. All doors deck lid hood work. The finish on this car is very nice. The undercarriage is equally as nice. Restored in the late 1990's, this rare classic shows very well.
This particular vintage Chevrolet was the subject of an extensive and thorough, high quality restoration which was completed in the late 1990's. The wood structure was painstakingly reconstructed . Experienced club members as well as professional craftsmen were involved as required to restore the car to the high standard the owner was pursuing.
The frame, body, engine and transmission were all rebuilt and restored. In order to maintain originality, many of the original parts and components were refurbished. Where required, original equipment and date code correct parts were sourced from all over the country. This Superior F has the correct Carter Carberettor, vacuum fuel tank, tail lights, flywheel, hoses, and even the correct nuts, bolts and trim fasteners. The wood steering wheel is original, showing well with nearly a century of use. The Harrison radiator was re-cored. The interior trimwork was left to the very talented hands of Billy Sterm with Reynebeau Upholstery. Billy is a craftsman of the ighest regard, and he crafted the interior to be correct to the last details. The interior of this Superior shows very well, with a very light patina that only adds to the charms of this classic tourer.
The Series F Superior Touring Convertible, such as this one, cost a whopping $685 new, versus a mere $290 for the Ford Model T of the same year. To counter the difference in price, Chevrolet promoted the idea that its cars really were "Superior. " The cost included an electric starter and wood-spoke wheels. Bumpers were optional. Touring cars and roadsters also wore wood-spoke wheels. The new Chevy rode on a 103-inch wheelbase but was now powered by an improved powerplant. The Chevrolet 171-cubic inch four-cylinder engine featured overhead valves and produced 26 horsepower, while the Model T's L-head four was rated at a lesser 20 horsepower. Chevy had a conventional three-speed manual transmission but it was updated with a new single dry-plate clutch, replacing the old cone style clutch.
The folding canvas top is in excellent condition. The authentic Moto-Meter was a factory option on the Deluxe Superior model and was added to this example as an upgrade. Included with purchase are; Believed original Title, restoration photos and receipts. The condition is ideal for those enthusiasts who want a usable collector car with a lovely patina. This fun and very usable early Chevrolet would complement any collection and could be driven as is.
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