1934 Chevrolet Sedan review car: mid-30s unique style

1934 Chevrolet Sedan

Without any doubt, 1934 Chevrolet Sedan should be taken into your consideration if you want something a little unique that still has that same mid-30s style. 

Despite dozens choices of any kind available at any given moment, with an Outlaw body on a custom chassis with LS1 power, 1934 Chevrolet Sedan is a well-engineered rod that drives and rides like it should and offers a fresh take on an old favorite.

1934 Chevrolet Sedan

The chopped two-door sedan has an undeniably sleek look that seems to emphasize the 1930s design elements.

If you know Outlaw, you know their bodies are first-rate, but even the best fiberglass needs to have experts finishing it to get the results you see here. Super smooth surfaces mean hours of laborious hand sanding and the fit of the doors, hood, and fenders are more evidence that the guys in charge of the build knew what they were doing. Of course, with an all-new body, it’s easy to do stuff like shaved door handles, hidden hinges, and that cool three-piece hood, and the chopped roof has just the right amount of rake in it to add the ideal hot-rod look. The two tone black and champagne pearl paint gives it an elegant look, no doubt about that, and it’s also clean and modern, so you won’t find yourself out of fashion in a few months like with some more trendy rods. Note the cool headlights, the functional running boards, and the flush-mounted taillights, all of which give it a clean, modern look that will help it stand apart from all the others.

Now that sedans are coming into their own as legitimate hot rod material, you’ll discover that being able to take the whole family with you is a big advantage. The handsome tan leather upholstery is anchored by a pair of Lexus bucket seats and highlighted by ostrich skin inserts, making for a very tastefully done passenger compartment. Every square inch of the interior is wrapped in matching leather, and the stitching is absolutely first-rate. Dig the custom door panels, the seamless dash full of VDO gauges, and the very cool center console. Then there’s the tilt wheel with a shiny black billet wheel and the neatly-installed Vintage Air A/C system, which is so well integrated that it looks like it was born there in 1934. An AM/FM/CD stereo provides the entertainment and everything is in such amazing condition it’s hard to believe the build was done several years ago. It’s really, really nice.

1934 Chevrolet Sedan

A familiar 346 cubic inch Chevy LS1 V8 provides the kind of reliable power that makes for a great-driving rod.

Neatly finished with body-colored coil covers but nothing radical, it starts easily and hums down the road for mile after mile without complaint. Factory fuel injection means it’s reliable and tractable to drive every day, and the fully engineered system makes service easy in the future. The chassis is sensibly built with a Mustang II suspension, power steering, and a 9-inch Ford rear axle from a Lincoln Versailles, so 4-wheel discs are part of the deal. A 700R4 4-speed automatic transmission swaps the gears and it sits right on a set of 17-inch Ford Mustang Cobra R wheels with 235/45/17 front and 245/45/17 rear Falken radials.

1934 Chevrolet Sedan has a beautifully built, fully sorted, and ready to enjoy.