1966 Imperial Crown Convertible
- Location: Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
- Condition: Used
- Make: Chrysler
- Model: Imperial
- Type: Convertible
- Trim: Crown
- Year: 1966
- Mileage: 87,894
- VIN: YM27J63286907
- Color: Spanish Red Irid
- Engine size: 440 V-8
- Number of cylinders: 8
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: Automatic
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: White
- Vehicle Title: Clear
1966 Chrysler Imperial Crown description
1966 Imperial Crown
This Imperial Crown was the pinnacle of luxury, design, and comfort when it was produced in 1966. The Imperial Crown was one of the most expensive production cars available on the American market at the time. It came with an exhaustive list of convenience features and offered unrivaled luxury for its time. Features such as reclaimed 150 year old Claro Walnut inlays and powered vent windows made the Imperial a true luxury convertible.
This particular 1966 Imperial Crown is finished in a stately factory Spanish Red Irid color. It is an well preserved car a survivor from 1966 with original paint, bodywork, and completely original interior and no body work or updating. The only non original feature on this car is the trunk carpeting. It also features desirable options such as the factory AC, Sure Grip differential, and a golden touch radio tuner. This is one of only 514 convertibles made in 1966. The car is in good running and driving condition and received a recent engine rebuild.
The history on this particular 1966 Imperial Crown is impeccable. The car comes with it’s original Window Sticker, original Certicard, original Title, and Broadcast sheet. The car also has an immense amount of Imperial literature with it, such as Color Charts, Advertising Literature, and Service books. It is a two owner car that has spent its entire existence in the same area of Connecticut. In addition to these items, it also comes with a expansive service records some of which date back to the early 1970s.
This Imperial is a time capsule from 1966. Driving this car and reading through its documentation gives you a deep sense of the history of this car. It invokes a powerful sense of nostalgia, not only for the automotive industry at the time, but for the culture of the 1960s as a whole. This car has the ability to bring you back 51 years to the day it was first sold.
This car needs some minor restoration work, there are small issues such as a non working power window, the heater core has been bypassed, and a few other ancillary items need some TLC. The originality of this car, however, make it an incredible opportunity for the right owner!
Black Horse Garage has over 25 years experience selling, restoring, and maintaining some of the finest automobiles ever produced. We sell single cars and whole collections and provide routine scheduled maintenance and entire restorations. We buy sell and ship worldwide and ensure that every one of our customers needs are met. Let us help you buy, sell, maintain, or store the car of your dreams today!
Call John Buonanno at 203-330-9604 or email us at John@blackhorsegarage.com.
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