This is a really authentic, great condition Chrysler Newport 4 door sedan. The car is very original in all aspects and is a rare and wonderful find. Although not necessarily considered a "collectable" by purist standards, its sheer condition makes her so. This is a genuine 1 owner car that spent its early life in Minneapolis and then in Illinois and showing a very low 26,000 miles. We do not know whether this is true mileage but we do know the car has sat in a barn for more than 25 years. She certainly looks every bit of a 26,000 mile example. It still sports its original spare tyre that has NEVER been used. These tyres have not been in production for more than 30 years now. So original is this Newport, that in 2008 it was used as a prop in the 60's set movie "A serious man". Finished in dark brown metallic ("Mahogany/Sepia poly") it comes with a cool gold & Aztec interior. This Chrysler has has been recently gone over by a local work-shop and everything is in good operating condition. A new factory specification exhaust system was fitted ($800) as the original one was completely "thin". This was done by the archaelogists who discovered her in the barn. Having said that, as a result, the engine runs smooth and powerful. Brakes are good and the car stops sure. All features and functions work well. The paint on the entire car is 100% original without any respray in any part. The body is mostly rust free but for some light scale in some areas. This is strictly "paint-deep" surface rust from barn sitting. The underside is clean. The whole car is very straight, accident free and has never had any body repair. This is evidenced by the original factory stickers and markings on the inside edges and under the hood. For original paint, it is stunning with a deep luster and shine. There are nicks and minor chips but nothing major and certainly nothing that needs repairing. It is very shiny, consistent and simply looks great from close and afar. Although not perfect, VERY impressive for a 50 year old car! All rubber, glass and trim fixtures are in wonderful condition without any signs of fading, marks or scratches. The hubcaps are without any scuffs or rashes and look perfect. The bumpers and wheel arch mouldings are virtually prefect. The interior is absolutely fantastic! Finished in 2-tone gold, she looks incredibly sharp. The dash is perfect without any sun-fading or cracking. All the vinyl, faux wood and carpets are great. The dash cluster is clean and straight. The steering wheel is without a single crack. The vinyl seats are in simply amazing presentation and condition, totally clean and tidy. On the back seat, however, there is some cracking on the top surface. Not bad enough to replace and a good 60's blanket on the rear parcel shelf is all that is warranted (in my opinion). The interior condition is surely the best testament for a low mileage example. Carpets, door panels, handles, switches, knobs and every little item is excellent. The headliner is good without any tears or marks. Otherwise perfect. The interior is without doubt a 9.5 out of 10. Just stunning. The car all round is very original in all respects. Sporting original hubcaps on original rims. The car comes with its original operating manual, build sheets, first sale delivery invoice and even service receipts from 1967!
The 1950 Town & Country Newport coupe was the swan song for Chrysler’s wonderful wood-sided luxury cars.
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