DESCRIPTION1958 Chrysler Imperial Crown 2door Coupe. This is a rarely seen Crown Imperial Coupe with every option available. It has its matching numbers 392ci Hemi engine with its original 4 barrel carburetor which puts out 340hp. The automatic push button transmission shifts perfectly and she drives like a new car. Quiet, smooth and very easy to drive as a top-of-the-line luxury car should. Starts immediately and drives beautifully with no pulling at all. Power brakes stop as they should. its original factory color of Ermine (white). The state of the art design is incredible on both the outside and inside. The dash features 2 huge displays in the center of the driver. Left side display shows the speedometer and the right has all the standard gauges such as oil pressure, charging system, fuel gauge and temp. The Crown Imperial was the most expensive Chrysler of the day and every option available was included. This cars power features include power windows, power seats, power door locks, power antenna, power steering & power brakes. The beginning of the space age design shows itself in some of the features on the dash including the directionals, emergency brake, power antenna, AC controls and vents. The vents and the rear view mirror were placed on top of the dash and not in the usual places. The AM radio has both front & rear speakers and the famous "Local & Distance" settings. After the tubes warm up (about 20secs), the radio works fine. As a matter of fact, every single option in the car works fine. That includes ALL gauges, speedo, safety features, lights, power windows, locks, seats and YES, even the AC. That is amazing for a 55 year old car. This is a two owner Arizona car which was bought by the second owner in 1991 who brought the car to NY where it has been garage kept ever since. The car has had a repaint in its original color called "Ermine" which is basically White. The Arizona sun must have taken its toll on the dash so the new owner had the dash professionally restored/covered. This was not a quick fix repair where a dash pad was put on top of the old dash. This dash was taken out, stripped of its old material and replaced with new leather. Estimated cost of this type of repair would be approx $2000 today. With the exception of the paint and dash, this car is completely ORIGINAL and in beautiful condition. Paint shines beautifully and the entire car is 100% rust free. Chrome and trim are in excellent condition as well. The rear bumper does have a few scratches but both shine bright. The interior has all its original seating with the Imperial logo throughout the material. That is virtually impossible to replace today. The seating has absolutely no tears at all but there are a few small age cracks on the drivers seat. They are not deep and barely noticeable unless your searching. The second owner purchased a new roll of similar material as if he may have thought about replacing the original material at one point. He never did and in our opinion, were glad. Once the originality is gone, its gone, Photos will show that the original seats are still beautiful and full of Imperial integrity. Overall, this is an incredible piece of history. It can be driven anywhere and will be a show stopper at any car event.
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