1953 Chevrolet 150 Series – The 1953 Chevrolet with “Special” level features and trim were called One-Fifty or 150 models, this designation coming from the first three digits of the numerical series code, 1500 A.
There were 4 different One-Fifty models produced in 1953. A popular 2 door Club Coupe, 2 door Sedan, 2 door 1953 Chevy Business Coupe and a 4 door 1953 Chevy Sedan. On the inside of the 1953 Chevrolet Special 150 was a standard steering wheel, single sun visor on driver side, rubber floor mats and very plain upholstery.
The One-Fifty was mainly created as a fleet model, it was popular with police, state governments, small businesses and economy minded consumers. New styling details included one piece curved windshields, new chrome hood ornament and Chevy crest as found on all 1953 Chevy’s.
One Fifty Club Coupe and Business Coupe
Additional styling details included: (1) Rubber windshield molding instead of the stainless trim that was used on the 1953 Chevy 210 and 1953 Chevy Bel Air. (2) Plain body sides without any molding. (3) Rubber gravel guards mounted on the front of rear wheel well openings. (4) No rocker panel moldings. (5) Unskirted rear wheel well housing and (6) No series nameplate.
1953 Chevrolet One Fifty 2 Door Sedan
1953 Chevrolet 150 Factory Price and Production Totals
- 1953 Chevrolet 150 4 Door 6 passenger Sedan $1670.00 / 54,207
- 1953 Chevrolet 150 2 Door 6 passenger Club Coupe $1620.00 / 6,993
- 1953 Chevrolet 150 2 Door 6 passenger Sedan $1613.00 / 79,416
- 1953 Chevrolet 150 2 Door 3 passenger Business Coupe $1524.00 / 13,555
1953 Chevrolet 4 Door Sedan
Like all models of this low price field the 1953 Chevrolet 150 sedans and 1953 Chevrolet Coupe had distinctive styling, greater power and performance. The smartly styled interiors were finished in beautiful and durable new fabrics carefully chosen to complement the wide variety of exterior colors.
1953 Chevrolet Business Coupe Special Rear Compartment
The 1953 Chevrolet Sedan 150 business coupe was usually used by traveling salesmen. This car was Chevy’s lowest price car and was limited to low output engines, rear windows that were stationary and back seat removed for carrying merchandise and salesmen samples.
1953 Chevrolet Hot Rod 150 Custom