The 1930 Chevrolet Series AD Sport Coupe was available only
with a rumble seat. See more pictures of Chevrolet Series cars.
The suspension was improved with the addition of Lovejoy hydraulic shock absorbers. Brakes were revised to provide internal expanding shoes all around. Wheels were smaller, tires fatter, and the rear axle was beefed up. The fuel gauge was moved from the tank to the dash panel.
These modifications were evolutionary, but they resulted in a much improved automobile. And Chevy, locked in a sales struggle with Ford, was able to cut prices by about five percent. At midyear, wire wheels, previously supplied only with Sports models, became a no-cost option throughout the line. Bumpers, however, still cost extra.
Production was down throughout the industry as the Depression tightened its grip. But the sales gap between Chevrolet and Ford was closing. And on August 7, 1930, the two-millionth Stovebolt-Six Chevy left the assembly line.
Bumpers were an option on the 1930 Chevy.
This is the Series AD Sport Roadster.
| Model|| Weight range (lbs.)|| Price range (new)|| Number built|
| Series AD||2,195-2,625|| $495-$685||640,980|
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