1960 Imperial Le Baron


1960 Imperial Le Baron

The Chrysler Imperial was first introduced in 1926 and was the top of the line luxury for the Chrysler Corporation. From 1955 to 1983, Chrysler formed a separate division for Imperial and was no longer called the Chrysler Imperial, simply “Imperial.” Mopar shoppers could now shop for a Plymouth, Dodge, DeSoto, Chrysler or Imperial, depending upon their pay scale, all within the Chrysler Corporation. Imperial buyers were doing so because of engine power, luxury and prestige.

For 1960, Imperial received a new body style and new interior. The design was conceived by longtime industrial designer Virgil Exner and featured a space age interior and wildly exaggerated exterior styling such as a large swooping bumper, massive grill and tail fins with gunsight style turn indicators. Imperials were offered in three levels of trim: Imperial Custom, Imperial Crown and Imperial Le Baron. Gas mileage was not a concern for car shoppers during that time but it took a lot of fuel to get a 5,500 pound car like this up and going. The task was made easier by its big block V8.


Auto Spec Sheet

Year: 1960
Make: Imperial
Model: Le Baron
Style: Sedan
Serial No: 9304112468
Odometer: N/A
Engine Cyl: 413 cubic inch
Engine Size: 8
Engine HP: 350
Trans: Push Button transmission


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