Imperial

One Of 119! 1956 Crown Imperial Limousine

What looks like a cross between a Presidential parade vehicle and a mob staff car? An eight-passenger Crown Imperial, C70, four-door limousine like this 1956 example. One of only 119 produced, I believe this is the first one that… more»

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Luxury Barn Find: 1960 Imperial Crown Sedan

This 1960 Imperial Crown Sedan was found sitting in this barn, a spot that it had apparently occupied since 1988. It has now been dragged out of hiding and has revealed a few pleasant surprises. It is structurally sound… more»

Cool Hemi Find! 1956 Imperial

I love it when a Barn Finds reader sends in a classified ad for a car I wish I could buy — especially when the price seems reasonable! You can read more about this 1956 Imperial in the Barn… more»

Parked In 1973: 1956 Imperial 4-Door Sedan

Back in 1973, this 1956 imperial 4-Door Sedan was parked in a garage, and that is where it has remained until now. It has emerged and shown itself to be a solid and complete car that is waiting for… more»

Land Yacht: 1961 Imperial Crown Convertible

One word that will probably never be used to describe a 1961 Imperial Crown Convertible is “subtle.” From the protruding headlights through to the enormous fins, it is a car that embodies the design philosophy that earned Virgil Exner… more»

Colossal Coupe: 1981 Chrysler Imperial

Despite the fact this is now the second time in recent history I’ve covered a “Malaise-era” Chrysler Imperial, I promise I have no particular affinity towards these vehicles. However, there’s no denying that these large Chryslers have a strong… more»

Cheap Class: 1965 Imperial Crown Convertible

When you look past the tired and faded exterior appearance, this 1965 Imperial Crown Convertible seems to be a really solid car that would be a lovely classic to own and drive once it has been restored. There is… more»

1-of-429: 1961 Imperial Crown Convertible

There is little about the 1961 Imperial Crown Convertible that would be considered to be small. It is a giant of a car, and in keeping with that theme, this car represents a giant of a restoration project. If… more»

65k Genuine Miles: 1983 Imperial

The late Lee Iacocca has often been credited with being the “father of the Mustang,” but his true strength lay in his ability to extract maximum financial benefits from a product for minimal cost. Nowhere was this more apparent… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1961 Imperial Southampton

Back in June, we featured John C’s Imperial that you see above. It ended up selling quickly to Reader Jim O, who had it shipped to his home in Connecticut. He got it running and started working on making… more»

Green on Green: Low-Mile 1981 Chrysler Imperial

There’s an online community of enthusiasts known as Malaise Motors, which is a celebration of sorts for vehicles manufactured from 1972 to 1992. Though their website describes the era as a time where insurance, safety, and emissions agencies “managed… more»

BF Success Story: 1961 Imperial Southampton

There’s nothing better than hearing from a happy Barn Finds Reader that listed and sold their classic right here! A little while back, we listed John’s 1961 Imperial as an Exclusive, you can view his ad here. It didn’t… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1961 Imperial Southampton

UPDATE 6/5/2019 – We just heard from John, he ended up getting 21 inquiries on his Imperial and it sold to the third person that contacted him! It will be heading off to its new owner shortly. Congrats to… more»

7,979 Original Miles: 1966 Imperial LeBaron

Barn Finder Pat L is certainly spotting some interesting cars for us to look at, so thank you so much for that Pat. This 1966 Imperial LeBaron is one such car, and if the claimed 7,979 genuine miles is… more»

One Owner: 1981 Chrysler Imperial

The full-size Imperial luxury model went away after 1975. Then Chrysler brought back a personal luxury model in 1981 which was sold through 1983. But timing is everything, and the timing of this model just didn’t work. If it… more»

Last Year of Convertible: 1968 Imperial Crown Convertible

While my favorite Imperials were the 1964 to 1966 years, the 1967 to 1968 years are pretty close. While they were no longer as distinctive from the New Yorker and other Chrysler models, they did strive to appeal to the… more»