By 50 | September 17th, 2008 | Category: 1949-52, Model Information by Year | 2 comments
The 1950 Fleetline Deluxe models were considered six passenger cars.
These new Deluxe 1950 Chevrolet 2 door and 1950 Chevy 4 door models were the mid-priced Chevy cars, along with the 1950 Styleline Deluxe. With the 1950 Bel Air and 1950 Bel Air Convertible being the higher priced cars.
A 2 Door Fleetline Deluxe sold for $1482.00 with the 1950 Chevrolet 4 door selling for almost $50.00 more at $1529.00. 1950 Chevy Deluxe 2 and 4 door sedans were priced exactly the same. Only the 1950 Bel Air, 1950 Station Wagon and 1950 Convertible cost more.
To dress up the Styleline Deluxe and Fleetline Deluxe models a stainless side trim and “Deluxe” script were installed on the front fender and front door along with chrome gravel guards on rear fenders.
In addition stainless windshield and rear window reveal moldings were found on the Deluxe models. The moldings outlined the windshield and rear window glass and followed the top curve of the doors and quarter windows on sedans and coupes. Deluxe models were equipped with fender skirts that also improved their looks. White wall tires were available at an addition cost.
Describing the 1950 Fleetline Deluxe, Chevrolet advertising called this car… “The Ride That Is New” and “Smooth… is everyone’s word for the companionable Chevrolet…Also Comfortable…also Convenient!”
Another Fleetline Deluxe ad claimed… “New Chevrolets feature smarter styling, improved performance and a really sensational new driving development”.
The model number 2153 4 door sedan Fleetline Deluxe cost $1529.00 with a production figure of 124, 287 units. Slightly more 2 door sedans (model number 2152) were produced than the 4 door Fleetline Deluxe. With a production figure of 189, 509 that was 5 times more Fleetline Deluxe units than Fleetline Specials. Also referred to as a 1950 Chevrolet Fastback.
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