The nash metropolitan was an american automobile that was sold from 1953 to 1961. For 37 years, the metropolitan club of california, ltd. Visa account updater merchant list westerra credit union. The metropolitan owners club of north america mocna was formed in february 1975. Vintage nash metropolitan coupes, hardtop and converible cars for sale classifieds. We built our reputation on providing top quality metropolitan parts, restorations and services beginning in 1998. Use of this forum is entirely at your own discretion. Link your active subscription or subscribe for instant access.
At that time, it was variously categorized, for example as a small automobile as well as an economy car. Jun 21, 2019 nash metropolitan austin metropolitan. The hagerty classic car valuation tool is designed to help you learn how to value your 1961 metropolitan 1500 series iv and assess the current state of the classic car market. Members receive a roster, listing all members and their cars. A warm welcome to the metropolitan owners club website. The complete nash metropolitan austin metropolitan 1500 technical specifications. She is colour coded yellow underneath to match the coachwork above as is the boot and engine bay area.
Nash metropolitan classic cars for sale used cars on. Nash metropolitan car for sale local race cars for sale junkyard muscle cars for sale nash metropolitan car for sale nash metropolitan the nash metropolitan is a car that was sold, initially only in the united states and canada, from 19541962. Number 1, this car runs and functions amazingly well. The great little nash metropolitan is the car featured in this web site. Results include ads from the march, 2020 issue of hemmings motor news. The hagerty classic car valuation tool is designed to help you learn how to value your 1956 nash metropolitan and assess the current state of the classic car market. Austin metropolitan nash metropolitan wheel trim x 4. Appreciation education preservation of the nash metropolitan. Club member web sites, nash and other auto sites, orphan car sites, site search, the nash times index.
Metropolitan owners club of north america mocna public. We have since grown and expanded our inventory to well over 1,000 parts, making us the largest nash metropolitan parts dealer in the united states world. The metropolitan was not available for uk sales between february 1959 and september 1960, since all. To share information, give advice, and lend a hand to any met owner who may need it. The nash metropolitan was an american automobile that was sold from 1953 to 1961 it conforms to two classes of vehicle. For sale 1934 nash advanced eight 1282r coupe, extremely rare possibly 34 in the usa and said by many to be the most attractive model ever produced by nash. The club exists to promote the maintenance, preservation, ownership and publicity of the metropolitan car. Tiny by 1950s american landyacht standards and as cute as shirley temple, the little nash metropolitan often referred to as the baby nash was 10 years ahead of its time but ultimately a commercial failure, due to its novel subcompact size, asthmatic fourcylinder performance in a v8 world, and the shallow pockets of its manufacturer. During the rambler years, and in the uk, it became a standalone marque. The metropolitan owners club was founded in 1975 by the late dick maize of somerset pa. To see ads from the april, 2020 issue, you must be a subscriber to hemmings motor news. Pacific northwest metropolitan owners club membership.
As i did not have a metropolitan then, the club kept sending me details of cars for sale, and. I have 1961 nash metropolitan which wont start seems. There are 4 1961 nash metropolitans for sale today on. What tire size for nash metropolitan convertible in 1954, the model offered since october 1953 for north america. Three modified nashhealeys gained honours at le mans, a testament to their build quality, and the metropolitan and rambler models carried production into. Join our club if you h ave a point of interest or a question about metropolitans. The metropolitan owners club was founded in 1975 by the late dick maize of somerset. The hudson metropolitan used the bulls eye horn button that would later be used on all metropolitans. Reduced for quick sale space needed restored nash metropolitan this nash has undergone a full rotisserie restoration last year having covered only a few miles since. Join millions of people using oodle to find unique used cars for sale, certified preowned car listings, and new car classifieds. If you have a question, post it here and keep checking back for your answer. Used, project or restored nash metropolitan classic cars for sale.
This is an online discussion forum called the nash metropolitan bulletin board, sponsored by the hoosier mets car club, an active chapter of the metropolitan owners club of north america this is a venue for you to post and retrieve information about the nash metropolitan. Correct black and white exterior, correct black and white bench seat inte. Craigslist search, craigslist is no longer supported. The nash metropolitan still used the nash hubcaps for a short while, but soon changed to the m hubcap used by the hudson metropolitan, and all later metropolitans. Find nash metropolitan classic cars for sale on oodle classifieds. The metro is a classic car that was sold by nash and hudson. The cars were sold by nash into their markets from 1954 until 1961. The nash motor corporation of america in 1949 started work on a small car given the code name nxi nash experimental international this was quite a brave step as most other car companies were working on the accepted view that bigger it was better.
After launching the popular rambler, nash worked for many years on an even smaller car. Devoted to the unique little car nash metropolitan. It was founded as a gentlemens club in 1891 for men only, but it now allows women into membership. It provides a forum for owners to discuss and exchange information on things metropolitan. The metropolitan club of new york not to be confused with the metropolitan club of the city of washington d. Its first public concept, the nxi nash experimental international, was shown in 1949, followed after one year by the nki nash kelvinator international. What you need is a rear axle assembly from an mg midget its a bolt in swap and has a 3. Austin metropolitan for sale in uk view 19 bargains.
This is a 4 cylinder driver for my daughter, not a race car. Nash metropolitan classic cars for sale classic trader. To promote interest in, the preservation of, and the restoration of the metropolitan automobile. Metropolitan, nash metropolitan, metropolitan cars. Nash metropolitan austin metropolitan 1500 technical. The ultimate nash metropolitan parts store metropolitan. Austin of britain and nash of the us had a special relationship, briefly, but it yielded a car no one liked, says brian sewell. This is a very rare rhd nash in superb condition,and kept in a warm dry climate. The nash motor corporation of america in 1949 started work on a small car given the code. The car was designed by nash in the us, primarily for use in that country, but it was built exclusively by austin in the uk.
Nash metropolitan general discussion car talk community. The earlier metropolitans with the standard 1200 cc engine, hood scoop, and single color are rare, but still worth the same as the later metropolitan, if not a little. Nash metropolitan classic cars for sale used cars on oodle. The analysis of alternative tire sizes with the standard wheel total diameter. There are currently one forum dedicated to the metropolitan. This little car was subject to a full restoration including body and engine, water pump, brakes, clutch, ignition, radiator, rubbers etc after being found in the 1980s covered over in a barn after having dropped a. Find 1959 nash metropolitan classic cars for sale on oodle classifieds. Mason who championed the compact and subcompact rambler and metropolitan, recruited pinin farina to style the nash lineup, and teamed up with donald healey to produce the nashhealey sports car also made the decision to merge nash with another independent carmaker, ultimately hudson, in 1954 to form american motors.
Austin classic cars metropolitan for sale car and classic. Please note that this forum is not endorsed or sponsored by mocna. This 1957 nash metropolitan convertible is powered by a 1,500 cc 4cylinder engine that was. Cars sold in the uk were marketed as metropolitan 1500s. The metropolitan convertible is worth almost twice as much as a hard top in similar condition. I have 1961 nash metropolitan which wont start seems there. Metropolitan owners club of north america mocna public group. Engine, horsepower, torque, dimensions and mechanical details for the 1957 nash metropolitan. Our club encourages preservation and restoration of the vehicles made by nash, amc and their predecessor organizations.
If you like nash metropolitans, want to learn about nash metropolitans, find nash metropolitan parts, or sell yours, you have come to the right place. Gr auto gallery is pleased to present this gorgeous 1961 nash metropolitan. These vehicles include the rambler 1902, 195057, jeffery 191417, nash 191757, ajax 192526, lafayette 192024, 193440, nash healy 195154, metropolitan 195462, hudson 195557, jeffery and nash trucks 1928, 194754. Original 2 door coupe with 1500cc matching numbers engine. Incidentally, the car was only sold as the nash metropolitanin the us, where it could also be bought as a hudson metropolitan. On your original order summary, next to your items, please select one of the return reason codes listed. The metropolitan has a very interesting history in its 8year cycle of being produced and sold thru. Shop millions of cars from over 21,000 dealers and find the perfect car. Oct, 2009 1 redrill and use stock nash rear with nash rear brakes 2 use jeep rear, if it will fit and redrill it to match. Designed by bill flajole, assembled by austin motor co. Nash metropolitan for sale nash metropolitan classifieds.
To be sold at the glendale 2020 auction, glendale, az, march 1114, 2020. This picture is the first uk built nash metropolitan. The metropolitan or met, is a classic car that was sold by nash and hudson. To bring together all those people who, own, admire, and enjoy the metropolitan. Here is a little about us, our aims for the club, the members and the great little car which is the metropolitan. The subcompact uk built nash metropolitan debuted in 1953 and from the start it was designed to offer american buyers an alternative to the near yachtsize cars of the time. The marketplace, a buy sell newsletter is included in the nash times. In todays terminology the metropolitan is a subcompact, but this category had not yet come into use when the car was made.323 574 634 1077 536 1486 647 1506 149 425 1235 1408 65 186 217 721 235 938 614 762 378 1288 1370 1346 1287 73 966 120 208 1009 673 1136 19 254 637 559 1396 1192 372 1347 985 1065