A Red 1929 Imperial Roadster
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We recently saw this beautiful 1929 Imperial Roadster for sale on the web. Here's what the original owner had to say about it:
The Imperial was Chryslers top of the line offering for 1929 and most carried expensive custom coachwork catering to the sophisticated buyers who were the target of Chryslers marketing efforts. Chrysler even went so far as to enter two Imperials, stripped for racing, in the 24 hours at LeMans, where they finished sixth and seventh in class, not bad for a big American luxury car!
We hope the ownner will share more photos with us soon!
The car on offer is a rare car indeed, a 1929 Imperial with custom roadster coachwork by Locke & Co. The recipient of a full nut and bolt restoration some years ago, the car has been awarded both an CCCA national First Place award, as well as an AACA National First. While no longer a 100 point car, the car is still stunning and ready to show or tour. The paint work is beautifully done, and the chrome is very nice throughout, although the headlights buckets are starting to show a little age.
The interior is gorgeous, with like new tan leather, as is the unique side entry ruble seat. The top is excellent, and there is a full set of side curtains. Mechanically the car is ready to drive, and is equipped with Chryslers powerful and reliable 309 ci straight 6 engine. Full Classics are our favorite cars, and here is a car that you never see, that ranks right up there with Packard, Cadillac, or Pierce Arrow. This is a fabulous car, period.
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