- Denver, CO
- 2 months
Worldwide vintage autos is pleased to present this 1954 nash metropolitan convertible.� history production at austin's�longbridge�factory started in october 1953 (commencing�vin�e1001). Nicknamed the "baby nash", the cars were tiny. They had an 85�in (2,159�mm) wheelbase, overall length of 149. 5�in (3,797�mm) and a gross weight of only 1,785�lb (810�kg) for the convertible and 1,825�lb (828�kg) for the hardtop, thus making the metropolitan smaller than the�volkswagen beetle. The two models, a convertible and a hardtop, were powered by the�ohv�1,200�cc (73�cu�in)�straight-4�austin 'a40' series engine (as used in the�austin a40 devon/dorset)�driving the rear wheelsthrough a three-speed�manual transmission. The initial order was for 10,000 units, with an option to increase the order if sales were sufficient. The new model was initially to be called the "nki custom", but the name was changed to "metropolitan" just two months before its public release. New chrome nameplates with the "metropolitan" name were made to fit into the same holes as the "nki custom" script on the passenger side front fender. Nash�dealers�had to rebadge the early cars that came with the "nki custom" name, but some factory manuals had already been prepared and distributed to service departments with the nki name.�the first examples badged as nash went on sale on march 19, 1954 in the u. And canada.�autocar�said that "at a production rate of less than 400 cars a week�... Rebuilt with approximately 2600 miles.� -manual transmission. Disclosure� -there are a few minor chips / imperfections in the paint. Some tears in interior panel. They are not making any more and, therefore, they are becoming more rare by the day. Collectible vintage vehicles have historically appreciated at a rate greater than that stock market, gold and other arts and collectibles as documented by many articles and auction result tracking. � need more detailed information? Deposits are non-refundable due to i).
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