1927 Chevrolet Series AA Capitol Roadster
Cecil is a classic 1927 Chevrolet Series AA Capitol Roadster. Pricing was set at $525 for both the two-door Roadster as well as the four-door Touring car. One could spend upwards of $800 for a well-equipped version of Chevrolet's Capitol. This example sports a canvas convertible top, rear mounted spare, swing-away windshield, whitewall tires, and steel wheels.
The 1927 Chevrolet AA Series Capitol would help unseat Ford as number one in automobile sales for 1927. The 3-millionth Chevrolet rolled off the assembly line in 1927. There were more than 650,000 Capitol Series vehicles built in 1927. Eight body styles made up the new Capitol roster. The Capitol was billed as the " Most Beautiful Chevrolet Ever ".
Powering this '27 Capitol is a 171 cubic inch overhead valve 4-cylinder engine producing approximately 25 horsepower. The '27 engine also featured an oil filter and air filter. The engine stamping matches the title. This is a true 1927 Chevrolet. A new front bumper has been recently installed. A re-designed radiator shell, fully crowned fenders, and bullet headlamps were showcased on the Capitol.
Open the doors to the 1920s. The cockpit is clean and detailed, restored in plush tan vinyl. The seating is comfortable. The door panels have been restored in matching material. The dash features restored original gauges that are functional. The cluster also features a light for night driving gauge illumination. Note the wood wheel and vintage Pearl Lager Beer shifter handle.
Cecil also features the correct foot starter and working emergency brake. The transmission of choice is the factory 3-speed manual. This Chevrolet also has a rear-view mirror. This 1927 Chevrolet rides on its factory 103-inch wheelbase chassis with a semi-floating axle. It rides on semi\-elliptical leaf springs. The undercarriage is in exceptional condition throughout. The wood has been replaced in the flooring and is in excellent condition. An auxillary electric fuel pump is also mounted in the rear.
The fuel tank's gauge is located on the tank itself for 1927. The temperature gauge is located on the radiator shell, shown above. Cecil has a working rear-mounted tail light and spare tire/wheel with cover. The trunk has been restored with fresh wood throughout and vinyl upholstery.
This is an all-steel body with steel running boards and fenders. The Inverness Green finish is in very good condition throughout, as are the black fenders. A tan pinstripe adorns the body center line as well. The convertible top assembly is in excellent condition as well. The classic windshield is made in two pieces. The top section swings forward for ventilation.
This Chevrolet features working headlights and cowl lighting. Enjoy our remaining photos. View our 100% positive customer feedback and bid with 100% confidence. This is your opportunity to own a very unique 1927 Chevrolet Series AA Capitol Roadster.