1960 Imperial Crown Convertible Vehicle Profile

1960 Imperial Crown photograph

1960 Imperial Crown photograph

1960 Imperial Crown photograph

1960 Imperial Crown photograph

1960 Imperial Crown photograph

1960 Imperial Crown photograph

1960 Imperial Crown photograph

1960 Imperial Crown photograph

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Convertible
Designer: Exner
In an effort to establish itself as a legitimate contender in the luxury class, Imperial became a stand-alone division of the Chrysler Corporation in 1955. For 1957, Imperial received an all-new exclusive platform. The 1957 through 1961 Imperials represent the epitome of Virgil Exner's 'Forward Look-styling. Any Imperial convertible from this era is a rare sight, as annual production angled from a high of only 1,167 (1957) to a mere 429 (1961). Tailfins went from large to larger, with the 1961 being the last Imperial to display this feature. Up front, the headlamp arrangement morphed from the industry's first quad lights (1957) to controversial free-standing units (1961). A signature Exner feature was the optional simulated spare tire cover, 'Flite-Sweep Decklid.' In '57 and '58, the Imperial was powered by a 392 cubic-inch 'Hemi' VB. Beginning in 1958, it received the new 413 cubic-inch 'wedge' V8.

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2017 1
2016 1
2013 2
2012 2
2011 2
2010 4
2009 2
2008 1
2005 1
2002 1

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2017$137,500$137,5001
2016$97,500$97,5001
2013$90,388$154,0002
2012$14,100$19,9502
2011$64,350$82,5002
2010$37,616$93,5004
2009$47,046$77,0002
2008$55,319$55,3191
2005$32,175$32,1751
2002$3,900$3,9001

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1960 sales)
1960 Imperial Crown Convertible
Sold for $137,500
  2017 Auctions America : Fort Lauderdale
 
1960 Imperial Crown Convertible
Sold for $97,500
  2016 Mecum - Indianapolis
 
1960 IMPERIAL CUSTOM 4 DOOR SEDAN
Sold for $26,775
  2013 McCormick's Auction 54 - Palm Springs
 
1960 Imperial Crown Convertible
Chassis#: 9204101848
Sold for $154,000
  2013 RM Auctions - Arizona
1960 Imperial Crown image  1960 Imperial Crown image  
1960 CHRYSLER IMPERIAL
Sold for $19,950
  2012 McCormicks Palm Springs Auction 53
 
1960 Chrysler Imperial Four Door Sedan
Sold for $8,250
  2012 Leake - San Antonio
 
1960 CHRYSLER CROWN IMPERIAL CONVERTIBLE
Sold for $82,500
  2011 Auctions America - Spring Auburn
 
1960 Chrysler Imperial Crown Sedan
Chassis#: 9204115784
Sold for $46,200
  2011 Gooding and Company - The Amelia Island Auction
1960 Imperial Crown image  1960 Imperial Crown image  
1960 CHRYSLER IMPERIAL CROWN
Chassis#: 9204115499
Sold for $12,338
  2010 McCormick's Auction #49 - Palm Springs, CA
 
1960 Chrysler Imperial Crown Convertible
Chassis#: 9204104130
Sold for $93,500
  2010 RM Auctions - Sports & Classics of Monterey
 
1960 CHRYSLER IMPERIAL
Sold for $22,312
  2010 Palm Springs Exotic Car Auctions - February 2010
 
1960 CHRYSLER IMPERIAL
Sold for $22,312
  2010 McCormick's Auction #48
 
1960 Chrysler Imperial 4D
Sold for $17,092
  2009 RM Auctions - Classic Car Auction of Toronto - Fall
 
1960 Imperial Crown
Sold for $77,000
  2009 Automobiles of Amelia Island
1960 Imperial Crown image  1960 Imperial Crown image  
1960 CHRYSLER CROWN IMPERIAL CONVERTIBLE
Sold for $55,319
  2008 Worldwide Auctions - The Auburn Auction 2008
 
1960 CHRYSLER CROWN IMPERIAL CONVERTIBLE
Sold for $32,175
  2005 Barrett-Jackson - PALM BEACH 2005
 
1960 CHRYSLER IMPERIAL FOUR DOOR SEDAN
Sold for $3,900
  2002 Kruse Auction - Las Vegas, NV
 
1960 CHRYSLER CROWN IMPERIAL
Sold for $9,350
  2001 Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale 2001
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1960 Imperial Crown's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1960 Imperial Crown Convertible92041070982014 RM Auctions Automobiles of Arizona$140,000  
1960 CHRYSLER IMPERIAL CONVERTIBLE 2011 Auctions America Fort Lauderdale$88,000  
1960 Chrysler Imperial Crown Convertible Coupe92041018482010 RM Auctions Automobiles of Amelia Island$140,000$175,000$250,000
1960 Chrysler Imperial Two Door 2009 Boca Raton, FL Kruse$7,100  
1960 IMPERIAL CROWN CONVERTIBLE 2002 Kruse Auction Auburn, IN$20,000  

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