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For Sale: 1946 Chrysler New Yorker in La Mesa, California

Vehicle Description

1946 Chrysler “Continental” New Yorker Custom bodied by Durham, One of Two in existence and the only New Yorker. New Custom Highlander interior. Drives and runs great and ready to tour, show. Custom Built for Lewis Rosenstiel, Founder of Schenley Distillers. He had two of these cars made by Durham 1946, this New Yorker and the other a Sarasota. Always garaged and the paint and chrome are in very good condition. Fluid Drive Transmission and is a joy to drive at freeway speed. It is shown on the cover of Classic Car Magazine, volume XXXIV, Number 2- June 1986 with a complete story of the cars history and also on the cover of Special Interest Autos SIA #101 1987.  Historically significant and rare collectible automobile, eye-catching and always draws attention and interest. Photos of the articles included here.

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1206793
  • Price:$69,500 (OBO)
  • Location:La Mesa, California
  • Year:1946
  • Make:Chrysler
  • Model:New Yorker
  • Exterior Color:Blue
  • Interior Color:Highland Blue
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Engine Size:Straight Eight
  • Odometer:75392
  • Restoration History:Fully Restored
  • Exterior Condition:Very Good
  • Seat Material:Cloth
  • Engine History:Original
  • Engine Condition:Running
  • Drive Train:Rear-wheel drive