1959 Classic Chevrolet – Station Wagon Body Styles
In 1959, Chevrolet offered a stunning assortment of stations wagons.
The Nomad, Kingswood, Parkwood and 2 thrifty Brookwod’s.
Each one was beautiful and practical! They offered more comfort, more safely and more economy for the on-the-go family in 1959.
The ride was smoother, the handling was easier, they were roomier than the 1958 station wagons.
One 1959 Chevy station wagon advertisement said All five offer the last word in station wagon practically, handy around the homestead and great for trips! The wagon that leads your kind of life! said another. General Motors and Chevrolet station wagon advertisement targeted customers from the country. Here are a few samples of that targeting.
- Take to the hills in a car that handles’em all!
- This Chevy wagon’s a natural for getting you out to the game!
- Room to pack a whole half ton of gear!
- A ride that puts paving on the back country roads!
- Its a long road that stretches between town and your place!
But not any more!
- Chevy handles city traffic as effortlessly as country roads!
- A load of fishing gear rides as smoothly as a 100 pound sack of feed!
Approximately 210,000 1959 Chevrolet station wagons were built.
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1959 Chevy Nomad Station Wagon
The Nomad was back and still the top of the line wagon with room for six and four doors. It’s trim inside and out was as elegant as the 1959 Chevrolet Impala and was Chevy’s highest price car for 1959. Fully loaded this 1959 Chevrolet station wagon cost over $3000.00. A fully loaded 1959 Chevy Impala Convertible cost just under $3000.00.
1959 Chevrolet Kingswood 4 Door Station Wagon
Due to similar side trim molding the 1959 Chevrolet Kingswood was equivalent to the Bel Air sedans. It was considered a little more deluxe than the Chevrolet Parkwood, but not quite as nice as the Nomad station wagon, Chevy’s best. The 1959 Kingswood was a 4 door 9 passenger station wagon and offered a unique rear facing third seat and power operated rear window. The average price of a 1959 Chevrolet Kingswood station wagon was $2900.00.
1959 Chevrolet Parkwood 4 Door Station Wagon
The 1959 Chevrolet Parkwood 4 door 6 passenger station wagon was distinctively trimmed inside and out similar to the 1959 Bel Air. At an average price of just $2800.00 the Parkwood was priced a shade above the thrifty 1959 Chevy wagon Brookwood seen below.
1959 Chevrolet Brookwood 2 Door Station Wagon
The Brookwood was introduced in 1958 as Chevrolet’s mid-priced station wagon. 1959 Chevy Brookwoods were trimmed in line with Chevrolet’s mid-priced 1958 Biscayne sedans. The 1958 Brookwood’s were offered in a 4-door station wagon and available in either six or nine passenger models.
In 1959, Chevrolet eliminated its entry level Delray model and the Biscayne became Chevrolet’s least expensive model. With Biscayne trim, the Brookwood became the entry level or least expensive wagon offered by Chevrolet. The 1959 Chevrolet Brookwoods were available with two or four doors. The average price of a 1959 Brookwood was $2650.00. A 1959 Chevrolet wagons were and alternate to the 1959 Chevrolet trucks.
1959 Chevrolet Brookwood 4 Door Station Wagon
1959 Chevrolet Nomad
1959 Chevy Kingswood Station Wagon
With Rear Facing third Seat