This is likely one of the best 1956 Chrysler Imperial Sedans that you will find in existence today. The 1956 Imperial had smooth lines and distinct styling that overshadowed the 1955 model. The tail lights perched up on the large fins were a feature that was borrowed from the experimental K-310 when Chrysler separated the Imperial and Chrysler lines. This feature gave the Imperial a distinctive look. Elegant, big, and graceful, the Imperial looked as if a uniformed chauffeur should be driving it and many of them did!The mechanical set up was designed to eliminate sway. Good and solid engineering gave customers a luxury look with a comfortable ride.Engine is the original 354 cid with the PowerFlite pushbutton automatic transmission. Options include power steering, power brakes, power windows, 4-way power seats, cigar lighters in the front and back seat, electric clock, rear dome light, glove compartment light, hand brake flasher signal, rear license plate light, and factory radio.This is a solid number 2 condition car with no visible flaws. It cost $26,00 for the chrome alone. The emblems and wheel centers are all brand new and costly as well. Paint is excellent with no visible flaws. The interior is new and factory correct.Car runs and drives with excellent performance. The 1956 Imperial is 1 of less than 7,000 models produced thus making this car a rare collector car.You can view this 1956 Chrysler Imperial in North Carolina by appointment only.PLEASE NOTE: The hood needs an adjusment only, there is no problem with the fit. Owner has some minor tweaks to do, the kick panels that are in the trunk are brand new and will be installed. The car has had a professional detail job since it was photographed.
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