For 1946, Chevrolet introduced the Fleetmaster Six Series (DK) as a replacement for the Special Deluxe group. Inside, amenities included plush upholstery and twin sun visors, wood-grained window sills and armrests in the front seats. Under the hood was a six-cylinder, overhead valve, 216.5 cubic-inch engine offering 90 horsepower. Body styles included a sport coupe, 2-door town sedan, convertible, a sport sedan, and a station wagon. The 4-door sport sedan was the most popular with 73,746 examples sold. The 2-door town sedan was also popular with 56,538 finding customers. Just 804 examples of the station wagon were purchased. by Daniel Vaughan | Aug 2013
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1946 Chevrolet Series DK Production Figures
Sport Coupe 27,036
Town Sedan 56,538
Sport Sedan 73,746
Station Wagon 804
Fleetline Sport Man Sedan 7,501
Fleetline Aero Sedan 57,932
398,028 total vehicles produced by Chevrolet in 1946 The 1946 Chevrolet Series DK accounted for 57.3% of Chevrolet's 398,028 production.