While her husband Marty was relatively placid and ran a tavern, Dolly functioned as a ward-heeler and political fixer. Though it was based on the Cordoba, the Imperial was not a case of badge engineering, having unique sheet metal and it’s own interior and instrument panel, an early Detroit experiment with electronic dashboards. Ugly brick of a car, not much style to my eye or to his. NOS mopar 1981-1983 Chrysler Imperial Bord Électronique Instrument Neuf En L Box. Wouldn’t surprise me, all three look really similar underneath. Browse Category. My Grandfather was a Buick man though but had he been a Mopar man I could see him in this. The Imperial Mailing List Online Car Club is dedicated to the preservation, appreciation and restoration of Imperials and Chrysler Imperials of all years, models and body-styles. These cars are VERY smooth and quite, I’d love to put a newer Hemi or Viper mill in one as the 130hp 318 couldn’t spin a tire on wet marble……You had “choices” with these cars, NOT options……Alloys or Wires? I wasn’t talking about Chrysler as they had sold that plant. Each imperial also came with a Mark Cross gift set including an umbrella, leather bound folder, a gold and leather key fob and a spare uncut ignition key made with Cartier crystal. IIRC, Burt Reynolds and Dom Deluise raced an Imperial limo in The Cannonball Run II. Seems laughable they’d price it over a much more prestigious sedan or coupe from Lincoln. It’s a great looking car (well, for the era) that didn’t give up anything to Cadillac and Lincoln in the looks department, even if its iffy electronics make it a poster child for the malaise era. I was in my early 20s when this car came out it was pretty much a joke amongst my peers. Buy it and drive in class. “New Stanton” is the name of the town the plant was in; it’s a half hour from my house. Provenance : États-Unis. And what the hell is wrong with Sinatra. That what was formerly an intermediate sized mass market middle class car was turned into a luxury car indicates the kind of wrenching upheavals the auto industry went through in the 1970s. The owner wasn’t near the car so I couldn’t check on it’s originality, but based on the dealer stickers that are still on the rear valence, my guess is that it’s a pristine survivor, not a restoration. Considering everything, I’m surprised these don’t trade for twice the asking price. I don’t mean that as a compliment. My first car, a 1974 Fury II, had the torsion bar front suspension, as did the two Volare’s our family owned and I guess Dad’s Dodge truck. The Cordoba ended up being a pathetic parts donor, keeping the Diplomat on the road. eval(ez_write_tag([[580,400],'barnfinds_com-medrectangle-4','ezslot_0',106,'0','0'])); The seller says the Imperial is in “drive it anywhere” condition and the A/C still blows cold. This 1983 Chrysler Imperial is one of just under 1,000 cars built for that model year, and the seller has held onto it for many years after a deer strike on the highway. He said the car was former CEO John Riccardo’s idea. Back in the late 80’s-early 90’s I had a hankering for a Mirada but ended up buying a 81 Monte Carlo that served me well. The contemporary Lincoln Continental was another more attractive bustle-back, especially the facelifted later versions, and being a Fox-body would seem even more amenable to performance modding with Mustang or Mark VII derived upgrades. It should have been integrated into the bumper – or SOMETHING besides mounting it way up high there. It wasn’t arrogance. Ronnie Schreiber edits Cars In Depth, a realistic perspective on cars & car culture and the original 3D car site. Because the dealership sure as heck wasn’t going to do it. On the one hand, cutting edge technology, which tends to be expensive, tends to get rolled out on the most expensive cars first. Magnum 500s are kinda overrated…but the Shelby versions with “doubled” spokes are super cool. I personally met Frank at the four horseman lounge by O’ hare airport back in the 60’s, and you couldn’t meet a nicer guy. Chrysler Corporation advised state licensing bureaus that beginning in 1955, the Imperial was to be registered as a separate make. Even at the time these were new those bustle back cars (caddy and Chrysler anyway) just looked ridiculous and pointless, and I was a teen who was into cars. In a modern assembly plant, suspension alignment is done with lasers and computers. Jack, when I read your comment about fuel injection, I was reminded how Honda dealt with its use in the mid 1980s. Much prefer the looks of the same year Eldorado’s. I also always thought the rear license plate was in the wrong location. 1983 Chrysler Imperial. I like these Imperials too. The decision was made to use the company’s B-body platform, originally developed for the Plymouth Belvedere and Dodge Coronet. Learn from the best….. VW purchased the Westmoreland plant that Chrysler called New Stanton, but it was originally an AMC stamping plant. There was something superior in USA compared to all other countries. And if it seems that, through the lens of 2015 and with 30-plus years of wisdom behind us, that Chrysler’s attempt to do electronic fuel injection smacked of arrogance, one must place themselves into the U.S. auto industry circa 1980. That said you sure can’t buy much for $5 grand anymore, and this is a very cool car. Apologies. The electronic dash was Chrysler’s own, designed in their Hunstville, Alabama plant that dated to Chrysler’s participation in the U.S. space program. I must’ve missed the memo instructing us to read all TTAC postings and consider all comment threads in the context of all others. But black paint hides the body lines. Provenance : États-Unis . Moving past mere buzzers as warnings, the Imperial featured a spectrum of chimes, beeps and tones to remind drivers about seat belts, or headlights and ignition keys left on. These certainly look better with the standard M-body hubcaps than the turbine type wheels they had on them. Spoiler: Hell no. Dad had the FI removed(they also had to replace the gas tank!) A photo can be found in the Facebook group ‘Vintage Limousines…’not too far from the top. :-) Terry J. Last year for Iacocca's "electronic marvel". I was talking about both companies in general. But I don’t remember any of them behaving on bumps like my wife’s 2006 Durango. A 1983 Mercedes Benz 300CD Coupe would be my idea of a good looking car for the time. One complainant was apparently Iacocca’s buddy Frank Sinatra, for whom a signature model of the Imperial was made. You’re using Wikipedia to determine how popular 8-tracks where.. that sorta sums it up. No FS Imperials were made in 1983, his car was made to look like a FS by the original owner.37,000 actual miles, utomatic, owersteering,cold air, ully loaded with a umbrella holder with umbrella, nbsp;has factory installed CB radio. Ah, the last big Imperial .. The last rear-drive Imperial had one foot in the past, but was clearly leaning toward the future. I hated the generic rectangular speed odometers of the time. It was genuine pride, even if somewhat misplaced. Iacocca, though, midwifed the Imperial and linked his and his buddy Frank Sinatra’s reputations to the car. It was a bloated, kitschy carcass that despoiled the Imperial name. http://www.cruisenewsonline.com/SoutheastNationalsNSRATampa2010/1962DodgeDart.jpg. They were warrantied against rust for three years. He was ready to sign on the dotted line until I asked if I’d be riding in it. Driving the 1981-1983 Chrysler Imperial, a two-door, long-hood coupe with razor-edge slantback styling, akin to the second-generation Cadillac Seville. Then we drove it and he was hooked. Really nice cars. There’s a guy on ebay selling the decals for nearly $600…..seems crazy to me but I guess you can’t find them anywhere else….. Gorgeous aluminum wheels. my 83 lincoln town car cartier stickered at 23k fully loaded, 1983 they tried to cut cost and replaced the crystal ornament with plastic. Description: Used 1982 Chrysler Imperial Coupe for sale, Certified Pre-Owned: No. Thanks for reading – RJS, Nice read and sweet car! The imperial just had it`s first repaint [ sea mist green ] and it looks like it just came from the factory. Something isn’t right. The hood, that wierd rear end, one of the last hurrah for rwd chrysler before the k took over. FUN FACT: Nixon actually had a K-car limo. Use our search to find it. A $1000 old man’s car—all day long. You are correct sir about the asterisk, however that also means that the conversion from Lean Burn over to carb wasn’t done by Chrysler (which cost Chrysler $2k per vehicle to perform). Anyhow here’s to you blue eye’s, Bartender set um up. But they beg for an engine swap! Frequently and erroneously referred to as the "Chrysler Imperial", these cars had no "Chrysler" badging anywhere on them until 1971 (although it was removed by 1974), and were a separate distinct marque, just as Lincoln and Cadillac were for Ford and GM. The Imperial, in its day, was a legitimate luxury car with lots of options, ranging from integrated garage door openers to a digital dashboard. Set an alert to be notified of new listings. I want your opinion, but I want to get the meaning once, without going over it again. Miss the man and now that I’m middle-aged it would be nice to have a car that reminds me of his smile. Generally, I assess a car by the standards of its peers. Lincoln´s Town Car and Continentals come second – they seem too much like over-chromed Fords and appear generic . In fact, it’s the only good one I can remember. When he said yes, I begged him not to buy it because the back seat was a penalty box. But it's classic in my opinion. Apparently the exterior color was supposed to match his eyes. Find 1983 Chrysler Imperial listings in your area. Like these or hate them I ca say this much: when I took it to shows it drew a crowd. This survivor is in stellar condition. I believe it won Motor Trend’s King’s Ransom Road Test that year. Funny how cars whose styling was unloved during production swing around to have a classic appearance. Black on red. • Free want ads, http://www.imperialclub.com/Yr/1982/SinatraTapes.htm, 10-Year Barn Find: 1979 Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais, House Included! What a mistake. He thought about it, then walked over to the New Yorker Fifth Avenue in the same lot. If it failed, the engineers involved would have to kill themselves for having dishonored the name of their employer. They were no worse than any other malaise metal at the time. Chrysler LeBaron Turbine prototype that inspired the 1981 - 1983 Imperials It’s hard to believe that anything about this car was ever considered desirable by anyone. 1981 to 1983 Chrysler Imperial for Sale. The dealers HATED them. I never quite figured out why these didn’t sell better. The skills needed to fulfill an Army contract for a rocket (very few items produced at a high cost per item) are totally different than those needed to produce and maintain a mass production electronic system. Personality-wise, she sounded like my grandmother. Plush ride, traditional American luxury features, good “pep” on the highway. The FS edition of the Imperial was the most expensive car you could buy in the USA in those years….around $25k back in ’82. This one appears to be in outstanding condition, and for the asking price, could represent a pleasant way to cruise all summer long while being welcomed by Mopar and vintage enthusiasts alike.eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'barnfinds_com-box-4','ezslot_19',135,'0','0'])); Looks like the lemon early fuel injection was axed, as most of them were on the 318, funny they didn’t mention that. La Chrysler LeBaron (ou Chrysler Imperial LeBaron) était à l'origine une voiture de luxe des années 1930.Son châssis fabriqué par Chrysler a été partagé avec d'autres voitures de luxe de l'époque, tels que Lincoln et Packard.. La Chrysler LeBaron a été réintroduite en 1977 comme une berline de taille moyenne, et le nom a été présenté sur de nombreuses Chrysler jusqu'en 1995. Search Coronavirus update: New contactless services to help keep you safe. Amp Hour Capacity: 135. Those short terms seem quaint today when low cost Korean cars come with 100,000 mile warranties but consumers had lower expectations then. The seller says the Imperial’s undersides is one of the cleanest he’s seen with no rust. 1983 Chrysler Imperial presented as Lot W202 at Indianapolis, IN Reserve Capacity: 135. I’ve always liked the styling of these. These were based on the Cordoba which by this time were thin metal, rust proned, sloppy handling, poor examples of what the U.S. auto industry was prior to this example. Also, the original B body models did not include Coronet, as that name wasn’t in use by Dodge in 1962. Look at today, most new cars still have CD players, but most people haven’t bought a CD in years. Dan Wing's 1983 Imperial in Beige Crystal : Lagniappe. Frank once told me, Those who know don’t tell, and those’s who tell don’t know ! The carpeting looks very clean for the mileage, which clocks in at 90,987. ), A lot of people switch intake manifolds and associated parts from early 90s 318s and 3.9s for throttle body, “Other QC checks done on every Imperial also included a high pressure leak test, electronics check, underbody bolt torque inspection, hot engine testing and front end alignment.”. A real nice car that I would love to own. Shame they didn’t introduce it with a carburetor but the recession of’82 would likely have doomed it anyway. A choice between 8-Track and cassette. What can you buy for 5grand that is this nice. For all Hagerty Insurance clients: The values shown do not imply coverage in this amount. I said the even for VW subpar quality is based on the workers they inherited. I still have one of the wire wheel covers with the Imperial logo to remember her by. Yup. The Cars and Jonathan Winters tearing up that gas station. My pet theory is that Lexus knew a lot of its customers listened to audio books. This one looks pretty clean – no asterisk on the odometer so the cluster is original and those should be original miles. Always did like the rakish, razor-edge styling on these, a much better expression of the era’s bustle-back fad than the Seville. Shop millions of cars from over 21,000 dealers and find the perfect car. http://www.imcdb.org/vehicle_6490-Dodge-Dart-440-1962.html. Cold Cranking Amperage: 1000. Yep, the M and J share a lot with the F Volare/Aspen cars. Our colleague Murilee Martin spotted one of the FS Imperials at a San Francisco area junkyard not long ago. “Though based on the Cordoba, the Imperial was not a case of badge engineering, having its own sheet metal…” Except for the front fenders and doors. Another use of electronics was the fact that the 318 cubic inch V8 powering the Imperial had Chrysler’s first modern electronic fuel injection system (the company experimented with fuel injection back in the 1950s, making it available as an option). One of them took out the entire field of competitors. Hilariously, while out in my convertible late last year, I saw an early 1980s Imperial rather aggressively carving the back roads in the Philadelphia suburbs near where I live. I’ll take the furry toilet tank cover…At my age, it’s more comfy as well as the padded seat. It´s shockingly bad. Burton Bouwkamp, who was director of body engineering for Chrysler at the time, recalled his boss barking “Where the hell is our Cadillac/Lincoln entry?” The result was the 1981-83 Chrysler Imperial, the last V8 powered Imperial to be produced. The only up-side was that most of the mechanical parts interchanged with my ’82 Dodge Diplomat Sedan, which was a great vehicle. We even tried Volvo and Peugeot. I remember reading elsewhere that a dealer mechanic (you can imagine that in those days dealer techs knew even less about electronics than they do today, nor were diagnostic tools that advanced either – no OBD) saw the service manuals that must have literally been produced by the rocket scientists at Chrysler and immediately exclaimed that the techs would FUBAR this system the first time they touched it. Wonderful car!!! I don’t know about anyone else, but I kind of miss the two-door American full-sized sedan and/or personal luxury coupe. Les meilleures offres pour 1981 1982 1983 Chrysler Imperial Park Éclairages NOS Mopar sont sur eBay Comparez les prix et les spécificités des produits neufs et d'occasion Pleins d'articles en … I’m guessing ole’ Burt had one when he was still the biggest swinging johnson in Hollywood. The seller estimates it is just one of 122 in black, and of an even smaller pool of vehicles with the red interior. By chance, I had the opportunity to purchase an ’80 Cordoba at 45,000 miles (with the “Rich Corinthian Leather” interior) for the lofty sum of $600 during the ’90’s. It is so funny. The Kimberly velvet held up well over time. The 21st century take on the personal luxury coupe is the SUV. Kinda like buying a parts shelf…. We have thousands of listings and a variety of research tools to help you find the perfect car or truck Super nice 1983 Chrysler Imperial. I bought my dad`s 81 and it lasted through my kid`s high school,including graduation parties(???) Why can’t we appreciate cars for surviving and not bash each other opinions and likes? I mean, at least one model got tested before delivery. It taks a special love for that model to enter it in a car show and park it beside a vintage sedan and a street rod. Get both manufacturer and user submitted pics. It’s were the Rat Pack would meet. There are also rumors she was the go-to person for help getting back-alley abortions. All that schmaltz & ballast and it was a dud. I loved these from day one. The Last 1983 Imperial. 1983 Chrysler Imperial Pictures: See 7 pics for 1983 Chrysler Imperial. I’ve read that they changed the letter designation just to separate it from the horrible rust issues with early F body cars. 113,96 EUR. A series of small bumps like a grate will send it skirting about like it is “tap dancing”. With that said, the 1983 Imperial with the headlight covers, still looks OK. Somebody find a bernie an old blue eyes with his chromed sig on the dash. Bottoms of the front fenders aft the wheel, door bottoms and rear quarters fore and aft the rear wheel openings were well known for serious rot regardless of region. As has been discussed lately, the amount of detective work some sellers are willing to do to determine just how many of their car was made is impressive, if not somewhat annoying. I know a guy who was a district parts and service manager with Chrysler back in the late 70’s and he told me at one point he had 3 late 70’s C-bodies (Newport, New Yorker etc.) These were always shunned for their bustleback styling. The same goes for making sure bolts were properly torqued, wheels were properly aligned, electronic displays were tested and giving the car a real test drive before shipping. I guess today’s 50 shades of gray are what some find more attractive. Seems like it’d be a cool idea to restomod with some Mopar performance/handling goodies, maybe debadge and dechrome somewhat for an even sleeker look. Almost all of them despised Frank and his mother Dolly. The J body itself was a derivative of the Aspen/Volare F body. Terminal Location: Top Post. I was young then and they took me in like I was a brother. Bustle backed personal luxury cars were big in Detroit in the mid to late 1970s, with Cadillac and Lincoln both offering cars with that styling feature. You just can’t buy that kind of style for 5 grand anymore. It’s only tacky on CUV’s like the deceased Envoy, the Acadia, and the Terrain. This isn’t a common color to see these in. The “Frank Sinatra Edition” just sealed the eye-roll to the fact that this car’s time had passed long before. The Imperial as its own badge was long gone by then, and it was hard to tell what this thing was. Those optional aluminum wheels were quite attractive. try googling “Iacocca Mustang”. I like big cars as much as the next guy, but this particular model had me flash back to the ‘SUX 6000’ from the original Robocop movie. 15 results per page. He didn’t get to enjoy it for long but it stayed in the family for years after he passed away and I drove it often. Personal luxury 2 door car with 1930's bustle back styling and prominent grill. While it still had its Glacier Blue paint (to match Ol’ Blue Eyes’ blue eyes), platinum colored carpet, sky blue upholstery, Frank Sinatra emblems, and a custom console for holding the 10 Frank Sinatra audio cassettes that came with the car, the cassettes and their bespoke leather carrying case were gone. under warranty so other than brakes and tires it was bulletproof….Unfortunately all thing wear out and I had to let it go. When I was a boy I talked to a fair number of elderly Hoboken residents who knew Sinatra from back in the day. The Imperial also came with Chrysler’s best warranty, bumper to bumper for 30,000 miles or two years. A major American automaker, particularly one that had been doing heavy electronics for NASA, probably sincerely believed it could get the job done. Les modèles été produits … eval(ez_write_tag([[468,60],'barnfinds_com-medrectangle-3','ezslot_20',134,'0','0'])); The seller cites this paint combo as the reason for the rarity. If you ever saw his eyes in real life, you wouldn’t eye roll. Never any rust with the exception of the area below the gas filler door. The ’62 Dadge Dart was considered an ugly ducking, but now makes a classic street rod. While the extra bling and electronic instrument panel may a proud achievement, it wasn’t about dethrone the old Detroit standbys like the Town Car Signature Series, (see below). Subscribe to our free daily email to continue reading: Please become a member to continue reading, Membership Benefits: Lots of white and red for these, with the FS blue ones as one’s people “saved” through the years. Just pop them in, then a guy down the line tightens up a bolt to set ride height and spring tension. These were good looking cars for the time. Are EV Batteries an Environmental Hot Mess? VW purchased their old Chrysler factory along with the UAW workers and in result now has the same warranty cost ratio? License fuel injection from Bosch? Killer combo. The most interesting part about them to me was that in Chrysler fashion, they still used torsion bar front springs, but in these they were mounted transversely instead of longitudinally as was the norm. The sportyness of those didn’t fit with the style of the car at all. Don't post your car for sale in the comments. No young lady is riding in this coffin-like beast—unless you are chaffeuring her to a next “date”. I know both unions and management bankrupted the big 2.5. Is there a difference between K-car limo and the Chrysler Executive? In time, Iacocca would disclaim that the last real Imperial was his idea, having hired in at Chrysler in 1979, only 18 months before the model’s introduction. Standard equipment included thermostatic climate control, a built in garage door opener, electrically heated and adjusted rear view mirrors, the aforementioned electronic instrument cluster, power trunk release, 500 amp battery, rear window defroster, leather-wrapped steering wheel, dual-beam map/dome lights, cruise control, power windows and locks, the extra sound insulation, and a 30-watt stereo. Every once in awhile I find myself looking for an ’83 New Yorker or Imperial on eBay. According to Wiki, retailers stopped selling 8-track tapes in 1982, and they were out of favor for some time before then. Those two U.S. automakers were the first to recognize that the world was changing and that they had to change as well, even if the evolution took a while. …each Imperial sold ended up costing Chrysler $10,000 in warranty costs.”. Now I own this movie on Blue-ray and watch it once in a while. Then there´s this beast, a car that seems to channel Liberace´s incredible lack of taste. 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