1938 Chevrolet Master Series HB

The 1938 Chevrolet Master series wore new and modern styling (as advertised by Chevrolet), though the body shell, fenders and running boards were the same as in 1937. It had a new grille that featured horizontally arranged chromium bars. There were new bumpers that had a full width indentation that was painted black. There were bullet shaped headlights.

Inside, the seats were two inches wider and an improved worm and roller sector steering was installed.

Six body styles were available with prices ranging from $660 - $750. There was a two-door coupe, cabriolet, town sedan, sport sedan, and sedan. The most popular bodystyle was the town sedan which saw 95,050 units produced.

Power the 1938 Chevrolet was an overhead six-cylinder engine that displaced 216.5 cubic-inches and offered 85 horsepower. They had a three-speed manual transmission with a single plate clutch. The wheelbase measured 112.25 inches.


by Daniel Vaughan | Aug 2011

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1938 Chevrolet Master Series HB vehicle information

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