Amazingly well restored Imperial Crown Convertible representing one of only 554 ever produced!Â Fitted with all the desired features that include air conditioning, power steering, power brakes, power windows, top, and 6-way driver\'s seat!Â Awesome design characteristics make this a car show special!
Advertised by Imperial as âAmericas Most Carefully Built Carâ with sophisticated elegance and modern design elements, each model in 1962 was as beautiful as it was unique! One of the rarest of the series was the Imperial Crown Convertible, with just 554 units ever manufactured! They continue to represent the finest of Virgil Exnerâs design taste and engineering imagination! They were also the last of the Imperials to be built at their own, individual Jefferson, MI production plant as Chryslerâs top-of-the-line offering to affluent buyers!
We are very proud to offer this beautifully restored 1962 Imperial Crown Convertible finished in factory code correct Oyster White (WW7) with Red Leather interior (555) and White convertible top! Powered by its original 413ci V8 engine producing a powerful 340 horsepower mated to first time offered & very dependable A727 TorqueFlite pushbutton automatic transmission! Options on this example include Constant Control power steering, Total Control power brakes, air conditioning, power windows, power vent windows, power 6-way seat, power convertible top, remote driver side mirror, pushbutton heater controls, pushbutton AM radio with power antenna, windshield washer system, day/nite rearview mirror, wheel lip moldings, full dash instrumentation with electroluminescent illumination, 15â wheels with whitewall tires & polished stainless steel wheel covers, rear trunk light, and more!
The unique attributes of the Imperial Crown are not hard to miss! The free-standing headlights, split front grill, and free-standing gun sight taillights mounted above the rear fenders are all features found only on the 1962 model! Inside, the driver is appointed a special high back seat and square-like steering wheel. Driving this brilliant car down the road is no disappointment! The torsion bar suspension rides the road superbly! A factory front sway bar, huge 129â wheelbase, and upgradedÂ gas shocks at the rear make it handle the bumps and curves with ease! All of the instrumentation and electrical accessories are fully functional! It comes complete with original, matching spare tire, jack, and instructions in the fully carpeted trunk.Â In April of 2015, this vehicle was serviced at Graveyard Classics based in Hollywood, FL and treated to a full rebuild of the cylinder heads that included a complete valve job with hardened valve seats by Mustang Specialties.Â Graveyard ClassicsÂ was responsible for the final assemblyÂ with new valley pan gasket, exhaust manifold gaskets, head gaskets, valve cover gaskets, new capÂ & rotor, new spark plugsÂ & wires, thermostat & housing, new radiator cap, oil pressureÂ sending unit,Â new transmission filter & pan gasket, new power steering pump & lines with wheel alignment, and all new fluids throughout. Â A brand new battery was installed in June 2017.Â Also included with this vehicle will be factory 1962 service manual, convertible top boot cover, and added seat belts. The mileage shows just 52,945 miles which could be actual from new based on the overall condition, but the St. Louis Car Museum does not have enough documentation to support an original mileage claim. Please feel free to call with additional questions or to schedule an opportunity to see this rare car in person! Thanks for looking!
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About This Dealership:
Established in 1991, the St. Louis Car Museum & Sales has provided motorcars, motorcycles and airplanes to collectors and enthusiasts around the globe. Our variety of inventory is a testament to our passion for special interest vehicles of all kinds.
We actively buy, sell, and trade everything from antiques and classics to muscle cars and European sports cars, vintage motorcycles, airplanes, and automobilia. All vehicles are displayed in our 50,000 square foot carpeted and climate controlled showroom in St. Louis, Missouri just 5 minutes from Lambert International airport. Please call before arriving- vehicles may be viewed Monday thru Saturday by appointment only.
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