The Series C Classic Six was the first car produced by Chevrolet, 10,000 were built between 1912 and 1914.
The vehicle was introduced in November 1911 and was available only as a five-seater touring car. It was available in a black and blue finish with black fenders and a black bonnet. It had a six-cylinder engine (2 blocks of three-cylinders) with a double overhead camshaft (DOHC). The engine with a capacity of 4900cc developed 40bhp (29 kW). The power was transmitted through a cone clutch and a manual three-speed gearbox to the rear wheels. The rear wheels were fitted with drum brakes. The car had a very large wheelbase of 120in (3048 mm). The price of one of the cars was $2250.
In 1913 model year, the car was built without much change. The only change was that the vertical windshield was now tilted slightly backward. The price however did change, it rose to $2500.
In 1914, Chevrolet introduced some smaller and cheaper models to join the line up but the Classic Six remained unchanged.