A real time-warp find!
This is a really authentic, fantastic condition Chrysler Newport 4 door sedan. The car is very original in all aspects of presentation and is a rare and wonderful find. Although not necessarily considered a collectable by purist standards, its sheer condition makes her so.
This is a genuine 2 owner car that spent its whole life in Illinois and showing a very low 43,000 miles. We do not know whether this is true mileage but we do know the car has been part of a private collection for more than 25 years. She certainly looks every bit of a 43,000 mile example.
Finished in Beige Mist metallic (code YY1) it comes with a very cool gold brocade cloth interior.
This Chrysler has been recently gone over by a local work-shop and everything is in good operating condition. The car recently underwent a tune-up and service. This was done by the archaeologists who discovered her in the private collection. As a result, the engine runs smooth and powerful. Brakes are good and the car stops sure. All features and functions work well.
The paint on the car was redone about 8 years ago and is absolutely spectacular. A very high-end job ($15,000+), it is slightly heavier in metallic than factory but is stunning. All the inside edges are original paint and in very clean condition (look at photos of the underside of the hood and trunk - quite amazing!). The previous owner indicated, prior to the repaint, it only had minor fading and it was only his pursuit for perfection that led him to the repaint. The body is entirely rust free as is the underside. Under the hood has NOT been restored in any way and presents in original factory condition. The whole car is very straight, accident free and has never had any body repair. It is very shiny, consistent and simply looks great from afar and under close inspection.
All rubber, glass and trim fixtures are in wonderful condition without any signs of fading, marks or scratches. The hubcaps are without any scuffs or rashes and look perfect. The bumpers and wheel arch mouldings are virtually prefect.
The interior is absolutely fantastic! Finished in gold vinyl and brocade fabric on the seats, she looks incredibly sharp. The dash pad is perfect without any sun-fading or cracking. All the vinyl, fabric and carpets are great. The dash cluster is clean and straight. The steering wheel is without a single crack. The vinyl and fabric seats are in simply amazing presentation and condition, totally clean and tidy. The seats are not only without any tears, cracks, fading or marks but there is not even a loose thread in the fabric! The interior condition is surely the best testament for a low mileage example. Door panels, handles, switches, knobs and every little item is excellent. The headliner is good. The interior is without doubt a 9.5 out of 10. Just stunning.
The car all round is very original in all respects. Sporting original hubcaps on original rims with factory jack..
Overall, this Chrysler Newport sedan is an excellent original presenting example. A virtual show car by definition, it certainly ranks very high in its current collectible condition. You could certainly drive her with pride as-is to your next Mopar meet and attract considerable praise. It ranks a clear 10-out-of-10 driver condition and would make a great investment for any 60s car collection.
Many more pictures can be seen at this link below:
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Many more pictures can be seen at this link below:
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This Chrysler is part of a private collection. I am not a broker or retail-style car dealer; although licensed, I am a professional car collector of some 35 years with considerable experience and knowledge of British and European Cars. I have a long standing reputation being associated with Rolls-Royce and Bentley Motor cars which I take seriously. I take a lot of pride in my cars and have fun in collecting and restoring them. However, auctions are not a game so when you place a bid or offer, and you are the winning bidder, please understand you have entered a binding contract. You cannot bid and win the auction and expect not to meet the terms and conditions. Bidding and/or winning does not mean you are expecting me to “hold” the car until you have the opportunity to inspect it. Any inspection contemplated should be undertaken BEFORE you bid or make an offer and I openly welcome any potential buyer to come and personally inspect the car. Once you bid or make an offer, you are doing so to buy WITHOUT conditions. A $1500.00 deposit (non-refundable) is required within 24 hours of the close of the auction and payable by PayPal. The balance of funds are required within 7 days of the close of the auction and must be provided by cashier’s check or bank wire. I cannot accept PayPal for the balance unless you are willing to meet the cost of transfer fees. Full payment must be made (and payments cleared) before the title and/or the vehicle is released. All payments are non-refundable. Payments as described above form an important part of this purchase contract and so, if all the funds are not received as outlined above, I reserve the right to terminate the transaction without notice. If there has been any deposit or other part payments received and I elect to terminate the contract, I reserve the right to keep any such deposits or payments and resell the vehicle to another bidder or interested party or re-list the vehicle at any time. I am happy to assist with shipping arrangements on a national and worldwide basis but the winning bidder takes full responsibility for pickup and/or shipping and at his cost.
As a collector and experienced restorer of classic cars, I make every effort to bring my cars to a very high standard. Unless specifically stated, the car is not of show standard but of good quality driver condition. Please understand, the very nature of these classics is such that it is not always possible to attend to every single item, or perhaps I may have inadvertently overlooked an item. Please note, fitted radio/stereo systems are usually subject to upgrade by purchasers so I do not ensure operation of these. Further, a feature or function that is working perfectly one moment, may decide to play-up the next. After all, it is some 50 years old. For this reason it is necessary for the following condition:
The vehicle is being sold as-is/where-is with no warranty expressed, written or implied. Any descriptions or representations are made with reasonable judgment and all efforts are made to ensure fair assessment and accuracy but they are for descriptive and identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type. The seller shall not be responsible for errors in description, authenticity, genuineness, or defects herein and makes no warranty in connection therewith. No allowance or set aside will be made on account of any incorrectness, unforeseen imperfection, defect or damage. It is the responsibility of the buyer to have satisfied himself as to the condition and value and to bid based upon that judgment solely. The seller shall and will make every reasonable effort to disclose any known defects at the buyer’s request prior to the close of the auction. Seller assumes no responsibility for any repairs regardless of any oral statements about the vehicle. Being a classic car in excess of 10 years of age, in most US states, the mileage may be recorded as “exempt”. In this regard the seller makes no warranties as to the accuracy of the mileage indicated or shown. I can hold the vehicle up to 30 days while you arrange shipping but you must immediately insure it. I will not bear any responsibility for any additional costs including storage, transportation, or repair after the close of the auction. Whereas I am happy to store the car in excess of 30 days from auction end, a cost of $35 per day shall apply beyond 30 days of auction end. Also, you must remember that this is a classic +/-50 year old vehicle, and while it is up to you, I do not recommend that you just “hop in and drive it across the country”. At least, I have never done that. I have always professionally transported the cars in enclosed carriers from where I bought them to my home.
PLEASE; IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO ABIDE BY THESE TERMS, MESSAGE ME BEFORE YOU BID AS, RESPECTFULLY, THERE CAN BE NO EXCEPTIONS.
|““Excellent overall clean condition. Mechanically well maintained. Accident free. Paint & finishings rank very high showing some age with only very minor nicks and marks but nothing major. Technically; in generally very good condition. All major electrics; windows, seats, in working condition. No "unknown" major defects, but with possible weaknesses as you should expect with any +/-50 year old classic. See item description for full details.”” |
| Year: || 1968 || VIN (Vehicle Identification Number): || CE41G8C289930 |
| Mileage: || 43400 || Interior Color: || Gold brocade fabric and vinyl |
| Make: || Chrysler || Number of Cylinders: || 8 |
| Model: || Newport || Transmission: || Automatic |
| Engine: || 383 cubic inch V8 || Body Type: || 4 door standard sedan |
| Warranty: || Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty || Exterior Color: || Beige Mist metallic (Champagne gold) |
| Vehicle Title: || Clear |