|Manufacturer||Chevrolet (General Motors)|
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|Body and chassis|
|Body style||2-door sedan |
2-door sedan delivery
2-door coupe utility (Australia)
|Platform||GM A platform|
|Related|| Chevrolet Fleetmaster |
|Engine||216.5 cu in (3.5 L) I6|
|Transmission||3 speed manual|
|Wheelbase||116 in (2,946 mm)|
|Length||197.75 in (5,023 mm)|
|Predecessor||Chevrolet Master Deluxe|
The Chevrolet Stylemaster is an automobile which was produced by Chevrolet in the United States for the 1946, 1947 and 1948 model years.
The Series DJ Stylemaster was introduced as the base trim level model in the 1946 Chevrolet range, along with the top level Series DK Chevrolet Fleetmaster. 216.5 cu in (3.5 L) Straight-six engine driving through a 3 speed manual transmission. It was offered in 2-door Town Sedan, 4-door Sport Sedan, 2-door Business Coupe and 2-door 5-Passenger Coupe models, the Business Coupe differing from the 5-Passenger Coupe in having a front seat only.The Stylemaster, which was essentially an updated 1942 Chevrolet Master Deluxe, was powered by a
The 1947 Series 1500 EJ Stylemaster was little changed from its predecessor, the most notable visual difference being a new radiator grille with a more horizontal theme.
The 1948 Series 1500 FJ Stylemaster was again little changed from the previous year.There were no significant body alterations, however the radiator grille featured a vertical centre bar. A Club Coupe was now offered replacing the 5-Passenger Coupe of 1947.
For the 1949 model year the Stylemaster was replaced by the 1500 GJ Series Chevrolet Special, offered in Styleline and Fleetline sub-series.
The Chevrolet Stylemaster was also produced by General Motors-Holden's in Australia.As Holden had carried over the body tooling from its 1942 models, the Australian sedan differed from its US counterpart in having a different body with rear-hinged back doors and a larger trunk. The grilles fitted to the Australian models were the same as those used on the US models. Australian production included a coupe utility, which was, like the sedan, produced in 1946, 1947 and 1948 models.
The Series 60 "Special" is a full-size car made by Oldsmobile from the 1939 through the 1948 model years. It was their entry-level model using the GM "A" body platform, giving Oldsmobile an entry level product with more standard features that would be optional on Chevrolet and Pontiac vehicles using the same platform. Initially, the engine size used was the company's flat head 6 cylinder, while senior models would use the flat head 8 cylinder. For marketing purposes, the Oldsmobile Series 60, or the Oldsmobile 66, took advantage of the national highway U.S. Route 66 established in 1926.It was with this generation that all GM vehicles experienced increased width dimensions to accommodate three passengers on the front bench seat and an additional three passengers on rear bench seat installed vehicles. This was accomplished with the deletion of running board thereby adding additional room inside the passenger compartment and upgrading the floor mounted gearshift to a steering column installed transmission gear selector for the Hydramatic automatic transmission.
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