Lot 372- 1961 Chrysler Imperial Southhampton

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VIN: 9213186269
1 of 1,009 Built in 1961
One Repaint
Survivor
Showing Only 66K Miles / Exempt on Title
Original Interior with the Original Radio
Pop-Up Vents on the Dashboard for the A/C
Power Windows
Power Steering
Power Seat
Push button Controls
“Square” Steering Wheel
Famous Designer Virgil Exner’s “Floating Headlights & Taillights” Separate from the Body of the Car
1961 was Chrysler’s Last Year for the Big “Shark Fins”
Powered by the Chrysler RB-Series 6.8 Litre 16-Valve 413 CID “Wedge-Head” V8 Engine
Equipped with Wedge Type Combustion Chambers
Overhead In-Line Valve Arrangement
Three Rings Per Piston
Full Pressure Lubrication
Water Proof Ignition
Silicon Chromium Steel Intake and Exhaust Valves
Dual Exhaust System with Two Mufflers and Two Resonators
The Engine is Mated to the Chrysler TorqueFlite Fully Automatic Transmission with Torque Converter
3 Speed Planetary Gear Set & Neutral Safety Switch

The 1961 Imperial Brochure Read: “You Won’t See the Imperial on the Streets in Great Numbers, Simply Because a Car of Such Integrity and Excellence Cannot be Produced by the Usual Production-Line Methods”