1965 Imperial Crown
Convertible Car for sale by Daniel Schmitt and Co. in Saint Louis, Missouri 63074
From around 1956 until the mid 1980s, Dodge, Plymouth and even Chrysler squads were the most ubiquitous police cars in North America. In fact, the biggest department, the NYPD, used Plymouth and Dodge squads almost exclusively until the rear-drive M body car was finally axed in 1989.
The no-frills Savoy two-door sedan was home to another engine of considerable repute, the infamous 413 Max Wedge, a Super Stock monster block Chrysler introduced in the spring of 1962.
Classic Car Overview
Only 39,183 believed-to-be actual miles!
Rare & desirable 1965 Imperial Crown Convertible
One of only 633 built
Original California car
Stunning factory color combination
Includes original owner’s manual (with original vehicle identification) and extra keys
Excellent Assortment Of Factory Options And Features Including:
Power Convertible Top
Factory Air Conditioning
Power Leather Seats
Power Windows (With Power Vent Windows)
AM/FM Radio With Power Antenna
One of the best examples that can be found on the market today!
A dream for the classic mopar collector or enthusiast
The 1965 Imperial Crown Convertible featured here is finished in stunning Mist Blue Metallic over a matching blue leather interior and power folding convertible top. This particular example was sold new through a Southern California dealer and has been meticulously maintained since. This Imperial was previously sympathetically restored; the blue leather interior remains largely original and just over 39,000 believed to be original miles are displayed on the odometer. We are proud to offer this stunning 1965 Imperial Crown Convertible to the most astute collector, investor or enthusiast who understands the appeal of these great classic MOPAR convertibles. Ready to make an investment that you can actually enjoy? Classic cars have proven to be among the most resilient and rewarding investments in recent years with the Historic Automobile Group Index (HAGI) jumping 39% in 2013, 16% in 2014 and 17% in 2015 while posting gains of 467% over the last 10 years. Please contact one of our expert sales consultants at (314)291-7000 or email@example.com for more information. They will be happy to give you a complete walk-around, supply you with a more detailed description and answer any questions you may have. Buy with confidence.
History of the Imperial Crown Convertible
For 1965 the Imperial Division of the Chrysler Corporation placed focus on improving their quality with the flagship Crown model while refining their engineering in the process. The elegant and clean lines were kept from the 1964 models though a few noticeable changes included the new, horizontally split grille with the Imperial stamping up top. Additionally the headlight and bezels were sealed behind tempered glass lenses, which gave the 1965 model some European flair and lent to the instant recognizability of the model. On the inside, special and unique touches were present including 100 year old Claro Walnut wood inlays on the dashboard and door panels. Under the hood the MOPAR 413 “Wedge” V8 engine delivered 340hp while the column shifted “TorqueFlite” 3-speed automatic transferred the power into motion and resulted in a drivetrain combination that’s power and reliability rivaled everything that the Big Three could muster. Perhaps the most stylish offering was body Y25 for the 2-door convertible. With a cost of $6,194 the grace and style of the 1965 Imperial Crown Convertible was sought after by many, but with only 633 units built, paid for by few. Today examples have been seen in some of the world’s most premier collections.
Trades welcome! Financing available. Please visit www.schmit.com to view our full inventory.
Classic Car ID101137376
Custom ColorMist Blue Metallic
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