1965 Chrysler Imperial Crown This solid, completely rust free '65 Imperial Crown underwent and extensive two-year restoration project under the direct supervision of the dealership owner, Bob Jensen. . This has been Bob's personal driver for the last few years, but it's now time to move on and find a new home for what has to be the finest example of a mid '60s Imperial convertible in existence. During the restoration the body was completely stripped and painted Black Plum, which was a 1965 color option. Matching Black Plum leather interior was installed, as well as a new Dove Gray canvas convertible top. Along with the new paint and top, All the chrome, all the stainless, all the bright work was either repainted or re-plated. A Number of mechanical upgrades were done, countless new parts were installed: new exhaust, new wheels and tires just to name a few of the upgrades. Everything works, including ice cold air conditioning. Not another one like it in the world.
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.
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