1951 Chrysler Imperial Convertible. One of only 650 total built.
HEMI 331cc V-8 engine. 180 horsepower. Fluid torque drive transmission. Full body on restoration with original metallic brown body and metallic green interior colors. Full leather interior. Tan Hartz cloth top. Power steering (first power steering for Chrysler). Power breaks. Power windows. Fluid/electric power top. Electric gas cap. Equipped with spot light and windshield washer. This is the last Imperial convertible under Chrysler name. Weight 4570 lbs. 131.5 inch wheel base. Second owner.
The Pick of the Day is Full Classic in a ‘seldom seen’ configuration
The Pick of the Day was shown on the grass during the most-recent edition of the iconic California event
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Mad Men convertible being offered by ScreenBid
The Pick of the Day is a 1959 Chrysler Crown Imperial Southhampton Edition, which means it was one of only 1,728 out of a production of 17,000
In 1908, Kansas farmer Walter P. Chrysler bought his first car.
‘I was the crown jewel of Chrysler back in the day,” is the way the advertisement on ClassicCars.com starts for the Pick of the Day, a 1961 Chrysler Imperial for sale.
According to Mark Hyman, it was like light lightning struck twice in the same place when he and a close friend each won a “best of show” award at two different concours on the same day.
‘Beatrice” was a 1956 Imperial sedan named for the nurse who took care of my mother during a protracted illness in 1955 when the car was introduced.