1) The Chevrolet Series 490 is a
Brass Era American automobile, made from 1915 to 1922.
The 1915 introduction of the $490 ($10,984.78 in 2011
dollars), Chevrolet 490 was an immediate success and
established the brand as a big player.
2) The name would not denote the
price for long (in 1921, the average price was $820),
but it would stay low enough to take a chunk out of the
Model T market.
WHAT is the 1921 $820 price
be in 2011 dollars?
3) And by 1921, standard equipment
included a speedometer.
WHAT was NOT standard
equipment in the car?
- dome lights(closed-body cars only)
- headlight dimmers
- power steering
4) The 490 was only offered with the
Overhead Valve 171-cubic-inch four cylinder.
WHAT was the horsepower rating?
- 26 hp
- 36 hp
- 46 hp
- 56 hp
5) WHAT was the 490ís wheelbase?
- 82 in.
- 92 in.
- 102 in.
- 112 in.
6) WHAT is NOT a
Chevrolet 490 Body Style?
- H2 2-door roadster
- H3 2-door special roadster
- H4 4-door touring
- H6 6-door station wagon
7) A pickup was wanted to compete
with the new Ford Model TT. The answer was two models,
the first 1918 Chevrolet Series 490 Light Delivery
chassis cowl rated at half a ton and based on the auto.
The second, not based on the 490, was a one-ton 1918
Chevrolet Model T (oddly enough) "Ton Truck".
8) WHAT was the transmission in the 490?
- Selective-sliding 3-speed cone clutch
- 2-speed planetary gear
- 3-speed manual
- 2-speed Powerglide automatic
9) About 70,701 units doing the
About HOW many Units were sold in
10) What was the
successor to the Chevrolet 490?
- Chevrolet Series H
- Chevrolet Series L
- Chevrolet Series AA Capitol
- Chevrolet Series Division