1965 Chrysler Imperial Convertible - Great Driver!

1965 Chrysler Imperial

Technical specifications of Chrysler Imperial 1965

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Item location: United States
Make: Chrysler
Model: Imperial
Type: Convertible
Trim: Convertible
Year: 1965
Mileage: 105,119
VIN: y253151771
Color: White
Power options: Power Windows, Power Seats
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: Automatic
Interior color: Burgundy
Options: Leather Seats, Convertible
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Car description

View our eBay StoreSign up for our Email Newsletter 1965 Chrysler Imperial Convertible offered with a reserve This solid car is a extremely good driver that is fully functional and can be driven anywhere. you could drive it home without hesitation even if you are some distance away. Actually this is the second time we have had the opportunity to represent this car and thats exactly what happened! A west coast buyer flew in and drove the car back without incident. The car was previously part of the Lou Randle Collection here in Indy for many years. Sporting new tires and battery the car is in overall in good to excellent condition there is some minor paint touch up that could be done on the right truck lid area. and the drivers seat has seam separations. the passenger front seat is in good condtion despite being covered. The chrome on the car is in very good to excellent condition as is the top. which works very well. The A/C needs charged and the power antenna is inoperable otherwise everything works on the car. In short this is a very presentable driver that one can drive and enjoy and attend to its minor needs as time progresses. These Imperial convertibles are rising rapidly in value. and this car will pay dividends in increased value as the years pass. We have many more photographs of this car. please click on any image to be taken to our full-size image list! Imperial was the Chrysler Corporation's prestige brand between 1955 and 1975. with a brief reappearance in 1981 through 1983. The Chrysler Imperial had been the company's most luxurious model. and in 1955 when the company decided to introduce a separate luxury brand. Imperial was the natural choice for the nameplate of the new spin off vehicle line. meaning that the Imperial would be a separate make and division within the corporation and no longer bear the Chrysler name. Imperial would see new body styles introduced every two to three years. a solid underpinning of very dependable V-8 engines and automatic transmissions. and technology that would filter down to the lower rungs of the Chrysler corporation's sister offerings. The main advantage of Imperials in the 1960s was their strength; their crashworthiness got them banned from demolition derbies for being too hard to take down. Unlike the rest of the Chrysler Corporation makes (Plymouth. e Soto. hrysler. nd Dodge ). that went to unibody construction in 1960. the Imperial retained separate full perimeter frames for rigidity through the 1966 model year. These substantial frames were in the form of a full box with cross members forming an 'x'. The drive shaft passed through a hole in the 'x' frame. Interestingly. the emergency brake. in the traditional Chrysler manner. was in the form of a clamp that would take hold of the drive shaft. and was not connected to the rear drum brakes. In 1961. Chrysler scored a coup by hiring Elwood Engel away from Ford. where he had designed the 1961 Lincoln Continental (the same type of car in which President Kennedy was assassinated). Engel's design themes at Chrysler were a far cry from the wild fins of Virgil Exner. and instead featured the more familiar "three-box" design with more rectangular. angular cars with straight-line styling. The 1964 Lincolns and 1964 Imperials bear many of the same design hallmarks. A split grille returned. and the fake spare tire bulge moved from the trunk lid to the rear. incorporating the rear bumper in a very squared-off lump. A large boss in the center of it was actually the fuel filler door. covered with a large Imperial Eagle. with chromed bars going outward that terminated in the taillights. The base Imperial Custom model was now gone; the cars were now available as Imperial Crown or Imperial LeBaron levels of trim in four-door hardtop sedan. two-door hardtop Crown Coupe. or convertible versions. The LeBaron during this period had a formal rear window—reduced in size. Changes for 1965 were largely confined to the front fascia and to trim. The split grille was gone. replaced by a large chromed cross and surround. and the headlights were inset into the grill behind glass covers (similar to that year's Chrysler 300 and New Yorker models. 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