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The Sloper is a unique name given to Australian bodied GM and Ford of the mid to late 30's. These bodies were first used on Oldsmobile, Chevrolet and Pontiac Chassis in 1935 and were designed by General Motors Holdens.

Richards Body Builders added the style to Dodge and Plymouth in 1937 and Ford Australia used the style in 1939/40. In addition a sloper style was also produced on Nash.

While Ford called their body aTudor, GMH named the style an All Enclosed Coupe.
 
The second series COP 6 cylinder All-Enclosed Coupe body. This one on a 1937 6 cylinder Oldsmobile chassis.
The second series BOP 8 cylinder All-Enclosed Coupe body. This one on a 1937 8 cylinder Oldsmobile chassis.
Note how the rear fenders extend past the body line. The lower body swept out to match the fenders.


 
 
 
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The Sloper

A page dedicated to theAustralian designed car body—the Sloper Coupe. Written and maintained byAustralian Auto Historian Norm Darwin



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