1933 CHRYSLER Imperial Custom, Series CL, 8-cyl., 146

1933 CHRYSLER Imperial Custom, Series CL, 8-cyl., 146" wb

CUSTOM IMPERIAL — CL SERIES — EIGHT: This richest of all Chrysler series also had sweeping fenders, sloping V-radiators, sloping dual windshields (on open and closed cars), a cowl-less hood with door type ventilators, single bar bumper and chrome external trumpet horns. Rear hinged “suicide” doors were used on all Custom Imperials, except the Limousine. As usual, the factory cataloged semi-custom bodies were by LeBaron. Only six chassis and cowls were supplied to custom coachbuilders and at least two of them were bodied in Switzerland by the shops of Lagenthawl and Jean Oygaz. Standard Custom Imperial features included Delco Remy ignition, Lockheed hydraulic brakes, “Floating Power”, automatic vacuum clutch, coincidental starter and freewheeling. The Custom Imperials also had rust proofed fenders, automatic heat control, downdraft carburetion and safety glass throughout. Wire wheels were standard ...


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