Sunday, July 24

1927 Nash Advanced Six Five-Passenger Touring Car Intact & Unrestored



Light gray body with black fenders, as-built

Surface rust, only, under car, in typical areas

Wooden body structure mostly rot-free

Original running boards and supports

Windshield in good condition

Royce MotoMeter radiator cap

Vintage Watson Stabilator badge


Tan canvas top

Believed original

Rear glass window clear and unscratched

Stained with one small tear at front right- see photo

Engine and drivetrain

Starts cold and warm as it should

Does not overheat or leak fluids excessively

Original Series 260 overhead valve inline six

278.4 cubic inches, 69 brake horsepower (claimed 28.4 taxable H.P.)

Electric starter

Vacuum-operated fuel pump in place, bypassed with modern electric pump

Fram oil filter added

Original three-speed transmission shifts as-built

Clutch operates properly

Shaft drive, semi-floating rear axle

Stops straight and as-built with mechanical brakes

Watson Stabilator shocks with canvas straps

Steel disc wheels with vintage Lester tires

Spare wheel with vintage Firestone tire

Recent engine oil change and chassis lube

Recent water pump rebuild and radiator clean

Electrical and Instruments

  • New 6 volt battery
  • Charging system operates properly
  • Speedometer and odometer operate
  • Ammeter and oil pressure gauge both operate
  • Both headlights and rear taillight/stoplight operate


  • Five passenger seating
  • Upholstery on seats and doors believed original
  • Original floor boards

Also included:

  • 1927 Nash Cars Information Book owner’s manual- believed to be reproduction
  • 1928 Nash Advanced Six 360 Information for the Owner, believed original

  • Nash Motors

  • Founded 1916 by ex-General Motors president Charles W. Nash.
  • Took over Thomas B. Jeffery Company, builders of Jeffery and Ramble autos, after Jeffery survived the sinking of the Lusitania in 1915 and decided to retire.
  • Factory in Kenosha, Wisconsin
  • Nash became the leading producer of military trucks by the end of World War I.
  • Nash autos in the 1920’s were best-sellers because of their neat, conservative styling, tidy engineering and competitive pricing
  • Charles Nash quoted in 1926, “selling for a long time has been 100% a production problem... month after month all the cars that could be produced were sold before they left the factory floor."
  • Nash would eventually acquire the appliance manufacturer Kelvinator, in 1937.
  • Hudson Motor Car Company was taken over in 1954 to form American Motors.
  • American Motors acquired Kaiser Jeep (the descendant of Willys-Overland Motors) in 1970.
  • In the early 1980s, AMC entered into partnership with Renault.
  • AMC was absorbed into Chrysler Corporation in 1987, becoming Jeep-Eagle.'

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