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AutoHunter Spotlight: 1958 Nash Metropolitan

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In the 1950s, when big cars with even bigger tailfins took over the roads, Nash Motors took a smaller direction in vehicle design. 

The Wisconsin-based automaker created the Nash Metropolitan by combining the small-car expertise of the British with notable American car stylings. The Metropolitan was produced by Austin in England and importuned to the United States during its eight-year run from 1954 to 1962.

AutoHunter, the online auction platform driven by ClassicCars.com, has one of these quirky economy cars up for auction – a 1958 Nash Metropolitan.

, AutoHunter Spotlight: 1958 Nash Metropolitan, ClassicCars.com Journal

For a walkaround tour of this Metropolitan, see the video below:

This two-door hardtop is finished in two-tone white and black with chrome bumpers, an egg-crate-style grille and a trunk-mounted spare tire.

The interior is trimmed in black and white and the seller notes there is a small amount of rust in the interior and the AC currently does not work.

Power comes from a 1500cc inline-4 engine linked to a column-shifted 3-speed manual transmission.

, AutoHunter Spotlight: 1958 Nash Metropolitan, ClassicCars.com Journal

The seller notes the odometer is stuck on 91,688 miles and the actual mileage is unknown.

This Nash Metropolitan’s auction ends October 27 at 11:00 a.m. PDT.

Visit the AutoHunter listing for more information and gallery of photos.

Racheal Colbert
An experienced writer and editor, Racheal brings her enthusiasm for collector cars to her role as the Content Manager of the Collector Car Network. Former Content Writer and Marketing Manager in the tech and publishing industry, Racheal brings a fresh perspective to the Journal and the automotive world.

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