The Chrysler Town and Country was introduced in 1941 as a
wood-bodied car with the same basic lines as Chrysler's
steel-bodied models, yet one that also had greater refinement,
quality, panache and a level of artistry that recalled a bygone
era. In fact, its ash and mahogany-framed body, which was
hand-built with techniques more closely associated with fine wooden
boat construction, projected an image of affluence and leisure that
increased traffic at Chrysler dealerships nationwide.
For 1946 the convertible coupe variant was introduced, based on the upscale New Yorker series and, with a starting price of $3420, the most expensive Chrysler model available. While about 8,400 examples were built in 1948, only few survive today.
The car offered here is largely original, including its refinished woodwork, while the body has been repainted the authentic special-order color of seacrest green with a green and tan leather interior and tan canvas convertible top. Accessories include an under dashboard heater, driving lights, and a driver's side spotlight. Equipped with the semi-automatic two-speed transmission with Fluid Drive and Chrysler's L-head 323ci straight eight, the Town and Country records 64,556 miles, believed to be actual..
This is a beautiful example of one of Chrysler's most prestigious post-war models, now recognised as a full classic by the classic car club of America.
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