AMERICAN MOTORS 1957 METROPOLITAN AUTOMOBILE Made in England

Online Auction in Competitive Bidding on your Computer Mobile Device or Tablet, At Soldoutright.com Alberta, Canada

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April 30th, 2018 8:00 PM
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AMERICAN MOTORS 1957 METROPOLITAN AUTOMOBILE Made in England

Online Auction in Competitive Bidding on your Computer Mobile Device or Tablet, At Soldoutright.com Alberta, Canada

Monday at - 30th April , 2018

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Auction Items For Sale

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The Metropolitan Story

 

Shipping Weight 1890 LBS

Key Number 703

Purchase Date ... May 20th, 1959

Important: Be sure to read break-in records on page 17 before operating your Metropolitan.

An invitation to Happy Motoring!!

Future Reference Data Record

Chassis Serial Number E 59570

Body Number 59618

Model Number 562

Trim Number T 900 

Paint Number P914 & P915

An Invitation to Happy Motoring!! Written in (1959)

The Metropolitan has been conceived as an answer to your personal driving requirements, and to meet today's traffic conditions.

With years of continuous research and development by American Motors, this unique automobile has been produced in England by skilled craftsmen with traditional small car quality workmanship.

We are both proud and happy that you selected the Metropolitan. You are invited to join our owner's club by addressing an inquiry to "Metropolitan Club" American Motors Corp., 14250 Plymouth Road, Detroit 32, Michigan

This Metropolitan is equiped with:

Weather Eye --- pull it out in proportion to the heat desired

Windshield Wiper --- Pull to operate and push to stop ...operated electrically ... not by vacuum

Directional Signal Control ---- Move control in the direction of intended turn

Parking Brake ... To set pull lever, to release, apply rearward pressure

Radio On-Off-Volume Control ( Wow!! ) To turn on, rotate inner knob clockwise until click and rock on to Elvis!!!

Radio Station Control ... Tune until you are on the station

Cigarette Lighter ...   push in

Headlight Indicator

Oil Pressure Warning

No Charge Indicator

Mileage Indicator

Gasoline Guage

Shifting Gears ... syncromesh transmission

Seat Adjustment

Glove Box 

Door Locks

Vehicle Dimensions

Length 149 1/2 inches, Width 61 1/2 inches, Height 54 11'16 inches

Wheelbase 85 inches

Shipping Weight Hardtop...1890 lbs (if this vehicle had been a convertible it would have weighed 1850 lbs)

Washing: Saturate Dirt and was gently with clean sponge

Dry with Clean Damp Chamois

Polishing: Wait six months for enamel-curing

Chrome: To clean...soft cloth or sponge

Upholstery: brush and vacuum frequently

Break-In-Period: DO NOT EXCEED 45 MPH for the first 500 miles!!!!!

Progressively increase speed, but not full throttle until 1500 miles!!!

NOTE: Engine noise and oil consumption can be expected to reduce as break-in progresses and internal friction decreases!!!

Change the oil between the first 300 and 500 miles and

NOT LATER than 1000 miles

All information has been taken from the Owner Manual

American Motors Corporation

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