Contact the Canadian Automotive Museum



99 Simcoe Street South
Central Oshawa, ON, L1H 4G7

(905) 576-1222

Since 1963 the Canadian Automotive Museum has preserved and shared the history of the Canadian automotive industry.

1915 Chevrolet 490

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This Oshawa-built Chevrolet 490 dates from 1915, the first year Chevrolets were built in Oshawa by the McLaughlin Buick Company. the 490 represents the cheap price of the car. The Chevrolet 490 Touring, featured a 3-speed transmission and 4-cylinder engine, was stylish yet affordable. Come into the Canadian Automotive Museum to learn more about the history of Chevrolet in Canada.