Tuesday 1st October 1929
The 1930 Nash Motor Company’s model range were introduced, including the new top-of-the-line Series 490. It was powered by the company’s first eight-cylinder motor, a twin-ignition eight, that developed 100 hp. The wheelbase of the senior series Nash automobiles was lengthened to 124 and 133 inches making them the largest Nashes built to date. Standard equipment included: automatic radiator shutters, central lubrication system, electric clock, safety glass, an oil filter and an automatic fan clutch. Optional equipment on the car included dual side-mounted spares, 6.50 x 19 wire wheels and a rear-mounted trunk.