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Chrysler Imperial

the Chrysler Corporation's luxury model from 1955 to 1975

The 1959 Imperial featured a "jazzed-up, toothy" grille. The Crown models featured a bright metal sweep panel, special emblems, a power seat and windows, outside mirror, vanity mirror, and chrome license plate frames. Roof oftions included canopy style Landau, Silvercrest treatment with stainless steel front section, and Silvercrest Landau. Leather seat trim and push-button TorqueFlite automatic transmission were standard on all 1,728 Crown Imperials made in 1959.

Displacement 413 cu. in.
Wheelbase 129 in.
Weight 4,810 lbs.
Engine overhead valve, Vee-block, eight cylinders
Horsepower Rating 350 @ 4,600 R.P.M.
Bore 4.18 in.
Stroke 3.75 in.

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