1957 Imperial Crown Sedan Vehicle Profile

1957 Imperial Crown photograph

1957 Imperial Crown photograph

1957 Imperial Crown photograph

1957 Imperial Crown photograph

1957 Imperial Crown photograph

1957 Imperial Crown photograph

1957 Imperial Crown photograph

1957 Imperial Crown photograph

1957 Imperial Crown photograph

1957 Imperial Crown photograph

1957 Imperial Crown photograph

1957 Imperial Crown photograph

1957 Imperial Crown photograph

1957 Imperial Crown photograph

1957 Imperial Crown photograph

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Designer: Exner
In an effort to establish itself as a legitimate contender in the Cadillac class, Imperial became a stand-alone division of the Chrysler Corporation in 1955. The all-new 1957 Imperial was the epitome of Virgil Exner's 'Forward Look' Styling and was built on its own exclusive platform.

Some of the more outrageous styling cues included gun sight tail lamps and a simulated spare tire cover on the trunk lid. Curved side glass was an industry first. Quad headlamps were also introduced, but single lamps remained available for states that had not yet legalized the four-lamp system.

The Imperial lineup consisted of the standard model, the mid-level Crown, and the top-of-the-line LeBaron. All were powered by a 325 horsepower, 392 cubic-inch Hemi V8, with pushbutton Torque-Flite transmission with 'Torsion-Aire' suspension and 'Total Contact' brakes, the mighty Imperial was widely regarded as the best road car in the luxury class.

This 1957 Imperial Crown is an excellent preservation of an unrestored car. The current owners acquired this Sunset Rose beauty 20 years ago, when it had less than 10,000 miles clocked. It features the seldom-seen 'single' headlamp configuration.


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2014 1
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2009 3
2008 2

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1957 sales)
1957 Imperial Crown Convertible
Sold for $76,450
  2015 Auctions America - Auburn Spring
 
1957 IMPERIAL CROWN
Sold for $29,925
  2014 McCormick's - Palm Springs # 57
 
1957 IMPERIAL CROWN
Sold for $8,600
  2010 Silver Auction - Portland
 
1957 Chrysler Imperial Convertible
Sold for $120,000
  2009 Mecum - '57 Heaven Auction
 
1957 IMPERIAL
Sold for $8,500
  2009 Silver Auction - Bernie Zieminski's Collection
 
1957 Chrysler Imperial Crown Convertible
Sold for $96,250
  2009 Sports & Classics of Monterey
 
1957 Chrysler Imperial Convertible
Chassis#: C5724441
Sold for $162,250
  2008 Sports & Classics of Monterey by RM Auctions
 
1957 Chrysler Imperial Crown Coupe
Chassis#: 3N572981
Sold for $46,750
  2008 RM Auctions - The Astor Collection
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1957 Imperial Crown's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1957 Imperial Crown Convertible 2016 Amelia Island Select : Hollywood Wheels   
1957 Chrysler Crown Imperial Two Door 2003 The Novi Classic Car Auction$12,000  

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