1959 Imperial Custom Series Technical Specifications and Dimensions

These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).

Features

Engine Location : Front
Drive Type : Rear Wheel
Production Years for Series : 1957 - 1966
Price : $4,910-$5,015
Weight : 4730 lbs | 2145.492 kg

Power

V 8
Displacement : 6771 cc | 413.2 cu in. | 6.8 L.
Power : 350 HP (257.6 KW) @ 4600 RPM
Bore : 4.2 in | 106 mm.
Stroke : 3.8 in | 95 mm.
Compression : 10.0:1
Main Bearings : 5
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Carter 4-barrel AFB-2797S
Transmission:
3 Automatic Torqueflite

Production Figures

Total Imperial Production for 1959 : 17,269
Total 1959 Custom Series production : 7,798
1959 Imperial Custom Series
2-Door Hardtops : 1,743
Hardtops : 3,984
Sedans : 2,071

Handling

1959 Averages

Avg. Car Cost : $2,200
Avg. Household Income : $5,010
Avg. Home : $12,400
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.25




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