• Country of Origin – USA
• Body Style – Four Door, Sedan
• Powertrain – 6 cylinders 3540 cc, 3-speed Manual
• Right Hand Drive
• Ex Royal family of Ayodhya
• Old VIP single digit registration number
• In long term ownership of a renowned collector
The Chevrolet Special Deluxe was known to be one of the best equipped out of the Chevrolets mid size models, it was more luxurious than the Master Deluxe. The Chevrolet Special Deluxe could be easily recognized by the additional stainless steel trim strips on the bonnet and the body. Six different body styles were available for the Special Deluxe which included two different coupes, a 2-door convertible, two different sedans with 2 or 4 doors and a 5-door station wagon with 8 seats.
This particular example of the Chevrolet Special Deluxe is a 1940 – 4 door Sedan and is currently under long term ownership of a renowned collector, who purchased it directly from the family of the former Raja of Ayodhya.
It is a regular participant in vintage and classic car rallies and has won many awards. It is an older restoration but still presents well. It has the right amount of patina and will be an attraction at any car event across the country. It is a beautiful maroon on the outside with light beige interiors with faux wooden trim on the dashboard, adding to the rich combination. Being a 4-door, 5 passenger right-hand drive car with a floor shift gear box it is fairly easy to drive and with 12-volt conversion, it is very reliable, making it a great car for a new collector or to add character to an existing collection. It will be a perfect automobile for family participation at any event. The interesting trims include a lot of chrome work, a clock on the dashboard, a rear passenger ashtray, and elegant doors at the rear.
The paper work is complete and the car is transferable.