1930 Chevrolet Sports Roadster

Type AD

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1930
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Blue
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Techno Classica Essen
Essen
Germany
Saturday 10 April 2010
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Registration Number: EU Registered Chassis Number: A2961
Following his family‘s move from France to Canada, Swiss-born Louis Chevrolet worked for, amongst other manufacturers, de Dion Bouton in New York. He also established himself as a successful racing driver and it was his Buick-based special that attracted the attention of General Motor‘s William C. Durant. When Durant lost control of General Motors, he became interested in Louis‘ French-inspired designs for four and six cylinder engined cars. The first prototype, a 4.9 litre six, appeared in 1911 and in November that year Durant set up the Chevrolet Motor Car Co. Louis, however, was to leave the business in 1913. Meanwhile Chevrolet cars went from strength to strength and progressed from being typically American models to more individual machines.
The AD series was introduced in 1930 and offered more powe