He introduced an all-new car bearing his name in 1924. It features a 384 cubic-inch flathead eight engine, pr....[continue reading], The 1931 Chrysler CG Custom Imperial Dual Cowl Phaeton with chassis number 7801539 and 1931 Chrysler Imperial Sedan with chassis number 7803131 were both offered for sale at the Gooding & Company Auction held in Pebble Beach. CG. It features a 384 cubic-inch flathead eight engine, pr.... [continue reading] history from Antique Automobile, 1970, 1931 The radiator shell had become a grille which was pos....[continue reading], The Chrysler Convertible Coupe with LeBaron coachwork was the height of Thirties luxury and style. Year of manufacture . Built on a 145 inch wheelbase, this Imperial Roadster is considered one of the best looking Chryslers ever built. They were sold as a pai....[continue reading], Walter P. Chrysler, after a successful career in railroading followed by stints at Buick and Willy-Overland, took over the Maxwell Company in 1921. The prior owner of this Close-Coupled CG Imperial Sedan acquired it in 1989 and commissioned a body-off restoration in 1995. Special March '17 By Richard Lentinello from March 2017 issue of Hemmings Classic Car. But that wasn't the only thing that made these Imperials special. a marketing service for car collectors who want to market their collector cars on eBay. a marketing service for car collectors who want to market their collector cars on eBay. 1931 Chrysler Imperial Straight Eight Sedan: This automobile has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front mounted engine supplying power to the rear wheels. With the rarity of the LeBaron coachwork in mind, and ....[continue reading], The very elegant Chrysler CG Imperial models were introduced in July of 1930 and rode on a massive 145-inch wheelbase. One of the most beautiful production automobiles of the 1930s featuring handsome close-coupled sedan coachwork by Briggs. a 1931 Imperial Roadster, Old By 1931, the Great Depression was settling in for a long stay, but Chrysler introduced its first eight-cylinder models, including a top-of-the-line Imperial series on a lordly 145-inch wheelbase. 1931 Chrysler Imperial Waterhouse La Jolla Concours d'Elegance TheMotorcarSociety.com The 1931 Chrysler Imperial CG model was the first Imperial with custom body by LeBaron, but that wasn't the only thing that made these Imperials speci....[continue reading], This 1931 Chrysler CG Imperial Dual Cowl Phaeton is one of only 85 examples produced during 1931. $250,000 and Up; Antiques / Pre-War; AutoHunter Auctions; Convertibles; Future Classics; Motorcycles; Muscle Cars ; Newest Listings; Trucks; Under $5,000; Browse by Year. But it was the body styling that commanded the most attention. Standard The current owner acquired the car in ....[continue reading], This roadster is the 64th of the 100 roadster built between 1932 and 19323. Hank Hallowell's Waterhouse Bodied Imperial. At the time, the fenders were missing and n....[continue reading], This Chrysler CG Imperial Dual Cowl Phaeton by LeBaron was purchased sometime in the mid- to late-1930s, at auction, from the city of New York, having been seized for unpaid taxes or its possible association with organized crime. Styling cues included long, flowing fenders and a low-swept hood fla....[continue reading], This Chrysler dual-cowl phaeton by LeBaron is fitted with a flip-up rear cowl, with dual cockpits and rolled pleats of leather around the top edge of the body. The original CG Imperial featured gracefu....[continue reading], This Chrysler was restored in the 1980s with a dual-cowl phaeton body in the style of a LeBaron original and wears a reproduction body tag of 147-32. Vintage Cars. Feb 7, 2018 - Displaying 1 - 15 of 25 total results for classic Chrysler Imperial Vehicles for Sale. When these two vehicles won Best of Show honors at major Concours dElegance events, they both were owned by Judge Joseph Cassini III. This unit features side valve valve gear, 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. Set an alert to be notified of new listings. 1931 Imperial CG Coupe by LeBaron at Auction. The 1931 Chrysler Imperial CG model was the first Imperial with a custom body by LeBaron. Powered by a refined 384 cubic-inch inline eight producing 125 horsepower and paired with a superb driver-focused chassis. September 22, 2015 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Chrysler Six, Airflow, Imperial, New Yorker, 300 and Town %26 Country are just some of the nameplates that mark the rich history of the Chrysler brand. The CG Imperial featured Chrysler’s first eight-cylinder engine and a massive 145-inch wheelbase chassis with such niceties as a four-speed gearbox and hydraulic shocks. Imperial Marques Ltd. View Stock >> Unit N3, Blackpole East, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR38SG Used Cars Worcester. A 3 speed manual gearbox delivers the power to the driven wheels. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The name Imperial had been used by Chrysler since 1924 representing their top models. 1931 Chrysler Imperial Roadster . 1931 Chrysler Imperial Roadster . The '31 Imperial, however, managed to look even better. Designed to compete with offerings from Auburn, Cadillac, Cord, Duesenberg, Lincoln, Marmon, and Packard, the Imper....[continue reading], This Chrysler is a well preserved Model CG Imperial Dual-Cowl Phaeton by LeBaron. Analysis; Sales . Int. TBA Engine No. RM Auctions - Automobiles of Amelia Island Mar 13 2010 | Chatham-Kent. 1931 Chrysler Imperial CG Imperial Convertible Victoria by Waterhouse. Its 6.3 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, side valve, 8 cylinder that produces 125 bhp (127 PS/93 kW) of power at 3200 rpm. But it was the body styling that commanded the most attention. Long and dramatically low-slung, the all-new 1931 Chrysler Imperial drew obvious inspiration from the front-wheel-drive Cord L-29 that had immediately preceded it. Later, Max Houston purchased the chassis and subsequently had it re....[continue reading], In 1931 Chrysler introduced a new LeBaron-bodied Imperial Roadster. This 1931 Chrysler Imperial Eight CG series Custom 1931 Bofors (Chrysler) 40 mm/56 ... Vickers Model 1931 United Kingdom ... Taki's Imperial Japanese Army Page; Zaloga, Steven J., James Grandsen (1984). Here at MissChiTown. Offered here today is chassis 7801798, a 1931 Chrysler CG Imperial LeBaron Roadster. Chrysler's personal Al Leamy designed the LeBaron-built Dual Cowl Phaeton following the style of his Cord L-29. The competition showcased 248 cars, including 48 from abroad This example is an early example that was delivered in February 1931 finished in Pembroke Gray and likely had a red leather interior. RM Auctions - Automobiles of Amelia Island Mar 13 2010. It is powered by a 'Red-Head'....[continue reading], There were 3,228 Imperials built in 1931 with 1,195 examples fitted with close-coupled club sedan bodywork by Briggs Manufacturing Company. At first, the name applied to the top of the line standard cars. 1931 Chrysler Imperial - CG Imperial Convertible Victoria by Waterhouse. USD 450 000 - 600 000. Imperial by Waterhouse. Chrysler joined the multi-cylinder "club" in 1931 with the introduction of two models with straight-eight engines: the CD Eight and the Imperial CG Eight. & Gail Drews' Chrysler Imperial Dual Cowl Phaeton, A It has a 3.82:1 rear end g....[continue reading], Introduced in July 1930, the CG Imperial was only produced through December 1931. Pre-war American Classics; CCCA Full Classics; 1931 Chrysler CG Imperial Dual-Cowl Phaeton by LeBaron Sold For $335,000 Inclusive of applicable buyer's fee. Walter P. Chrysler’s ambitious plans saw the arrival of the flagship Imperial model as early as 1926. Another 1931 Chrysler Imperial Close Coupled Sedan (Twin) Klaus Mogensen's 1931 Chrysler Imperial CG Roadster. The 1926 version, dubbed the E-80, was powered by a 288.7 cubic-inch six cylinder engine capable of producing an astonishing 92 horsepower. The work of LeBaron is considered to be the most remarkable styling of the CG Series Imperials. This rest....[continue reading], The 1931 Chrysler Imperial rested on a 145-inch wheelbase chassis and was powered by a 125 horsepower straight eight. Auto Retro Retro Cars Vintage Cars Antique Cars Mopar Buick Riviera Dream Cars Chrysler Cars Chrysler Imperial More information ... People also love these ideas In the front is a V-windshield complimented by a LeBaron factory designed trunk. This car was ....[continue reading], This 1931 Chrysler Imperial CG Dual Cowl Phaeton with coachwork by LeBaron was delivered new to two doctors (a man and wife) in Reading, Pennsylvania in May of 1931. The limo had a glass partition between the front and rear passenger compartments. ....[continue reading], The Great Depression was at its depths, but American car makers persisted with opulent luxury vehicles, and Chrysler was no exception. 1931 Chrysler Imperial Straight Eight Sedan-Limousine: The Chrysler Imperial Straight Eight Sedan-Limousine is a saloon (sedan) with 4 doors and a front mounted engine which transmits its power to the rear wheels. it would remain in continental Europe for nearly seven decades before returning to the United States in 2000 when collector David Kane purchased it from its second owner. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 6.3 litre capacity. Anderson's Reminiscence of his father's roadster, Darrell The 'semi-custom' coachwork was available to customers for additional costs and were supplied by the LeBaron imprint of Briggs and s....[continue reading]. The front fenders are original, but the rear fenders may have been reproduced or modified as needed ....[continue reading], This Chrysler CG Imperial Convertible Coupe was owned by Joe Morgan who acquired it from David Buck, of Arizona. Don't ask us how but somewhere along the line. This came about from restoring a 1931 Chrysler Imperial Dual Cowl Phaeton CG and a 1931 Chrysler Imperial Limousine CG. Many of these club sedans were later re-bodied to make dual cowl phaetons. 1931 Chrysler Imperial Eight. Cowl Phaeton, 1931 One of the four semi-custom offerings for 1931 was the LeBaron Roadster. Browse Category. 5 vehicles matched Now showing page 1 of 1. Imperial CG frame used on a 1932 Chrysler, Imperial 1931 to 1933 Chrysler Imperial for Sale. ISBN 0-85368-606-8; This page was last edited on 28 September 2020, at 00:23 (UTC). A Close Coupled Sedan in Denmark. LeBaron, who was contracted to design the new line of Imperials, was strongly influenced by Alan Leamy's gorgeous L-29 Cord. USD 450 000 - 600 000 . The 1931 Chrysler Imperial was designated the CG series, and is widely considered to be the most beautiful Imperial ever built. The Limousine (shown above) had its debut at the Forest Grove Concourse and took best in … Two years later the Imperial became its own series. 1931 Imperial CG Convertible (Waterhouse) at Auction. Left hand drive. CG Town Car Limousine, John Lot Number. The car was built on March 24th of 1931 at the Jefferson Avenue factory in ....[continue reading], Walter P. Chrysler followed a successful career in railroading with a move to Buick and then Willy-Overland. They maintained the car until the late 1950s. The new design was based on the Alan Leamy-designed 1929 Cord L-29. With the introduction of the stunning CG Imperial in 1931, Chrysler rapidly became known for its beautiful styling. 1931 Chrysler Imperial LeBaron Prototype CG Roadster Barnaby Brokaw takes us on a journey of a lifetime. It has been given a restoration and fi....[continue reading], This Chrysler is an early production CG Imperial and was reportedly one of 24 built in Ontario, Canada. fantastic red Phaeton owned by Howard Weaver, Chrysler 1931 Chrysler CG Imperial Waterhouse Victoria For Sale Soon after Walter P. Chrysler took over the ailing Maxwell Motor Company and renamed the firm Chrysler in 1924, the company adopted the name Imperial to denote his top of the line offerings. The CG Imperial featured Chrysler's first eight-cylinder engine and a massive 145-inch wheelbase chassis with such niceties as a four-speed gearbox and hydraulic shocks. Soviet Tanks and Combat Vehicles of World War Two, London: Arms and Armour Press. See all lots. note: The images shown are representations of the 1931 Chrysler CG Imperial and not necessarily vehicles that have been bought or sold at auction. Walter P. Chrysler intended Imperial to take on the likes of Packard Cord and Cadillac in the highly competitive luxury car market.In 1931 Chrysler transformed the Imperial from a trim package to an all-new motorcar entirely separate from the rest of the standard line. In 1921 he took over the Maxwell Company and in 1924 introduced an all-new car bearing his name. All Time Great Classic Cars, 1931 The original build sheet from C....[continue reading], Chrysler built the luxurious 1931 CG Imperial to compete with the Duesenbergs, Packards and Cadillacs of the period. PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (August 18, 2013) -- A 1934 Packard 1108 Twelve Dietrich Convertible Victoria owned by Joseph and Margie Cassini III of West Orange, New Jersey, was named Best... 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