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About Nash Metropolitan

The Nash Metropolitan proves that big is not always beautiful when it comes to classic American cars. From 1953 to 1961, Nash created the Metropolitan as the second vehicle for a two-car family; the ideal economy car for running the kids to school or taking a ride to a drive-in movie. It comes in exotically named exterior colors, such as Caribbean Blue and Canyon Red, and two styles: a two-door hardtop and convertible. Both versions feature a unit-body design that was advanced during the car's production lifetime. Far smaller than any American car of its era, the Metropolitan certainly offers an interesting ride, with a short wheelbase and long overhangs. The car has no trunk opening, but you can access the space by pulling down the rear seat. The original version of the vehicle comes with a 1.2 liter, four-cylinder A-40 engine, which is small but well-engineered. If you need a replacement engine or Nash Metropolitan brakes, you can shop for them among the numerous parts on the market. The car was not a great seller, but there are still several generations of vehicles and Nash Metropolitan parts available from the large inventory on eBay.