Upgrading or modifying vintage cars makes for some fast and visually appealing examples to look at and enjoy. The restomod scene is filled with cars from the 30s and 40s due to their iconic design and features. While this is all nice, there lies a problem, the moment one upgrades original features, you erase 80 years of stories, history, and originality. Finding an original example of a 40s vehicle is increasingly becoming tough and that's what makes this 1940 Chevrolet Special Deluxe Coupe we have today a purchase you won't regret. With 50,000 miles reported on the clock and sporting a host of original features, this car is also reported to be a vehicle that was displayed at a museum.
You really can't beat a 40s design for flamboyance; the curves and features present on them are true automotive art. This 1940 Chevrolet Special Deluxe Coupe with its black exterior is no different. The car sports all its exterior components, which are in excellent condition, owing to its originality. To further complement its original personality, the car rides on the factory Chevrolet hubcaps wrapped with a set of whitewall tires. Back in the day people just needed a way to get about; this meant little attention was paid to luxury and comfort. However, this 1940 Chevrolet Special Deluxe Coupe with its gray interior sports the Special Deluxe package which means you can comfortably cruise around. The seller reports that the interior is original and still has many original features like its original steering wheel, analog clock, and radio in place.
Driving a vintage car like this 1940 Chevrolet Special Deluxe Coupe means slowing it down and enjoying its driving feel. You are rid of any electronic aids; it's just you and 82 years of technology and craftsmanship at work. Under the hood of this 40s beauty is a 3.4L inline six-cylinder engine. This being an overhead-valve example means you wouldn't have to deal with the trouble a side-valve engine brings. Power is sent to the car's rear wheels through a 3-speed manual transmission, contributing well to the overall drive feel.
1940 MY Chevrolet Special Deluxe Coupe Original interior Analog clock 3-speed transmission Museum displayed vehicle Radio
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