Wishes on Wheels - Chrysler Forward Look
Forward Look was a design theme employed by Virgil Exner in styling the
1955 through 1961 Chrysler Corporation vehicles.
When Exner joined Chrysler, the company's vehicles were being fashioned by
engineers instead of designers, and so were considered outmoded, unstylish
designs. Exner fought to change this structuring, and got control over the
design process, including the clay prototypes and the die models used to
create production tooling.
After seeing the P-38-inspired tailfins on the 1948 Cadillac, Exner adopted
fins as a central element of his vehicle designs. He believed in the
aerodynamic benefits of the fins, and even used wind tunnel testing at the
University of Michigan—but he also liked their visual effects on the car.
Exner lowered the roofline and made the cars sleeker, smoother, and more
aggressive. In 1955, Chrysler introduced "The New 100-Million Dollar Look".
With a long hood and short deck, the wedgelike designs of the Chrysler 300
letter series and revised 1957 models suddenly brought the company to the
forefront of design, with Ford and General Motors quickly working to catch
up. The 1957 Plymouths were advertised with the slogan, "Suddenly, it's
A Mopar oil filter from the late 1950s bears the Forward Look logo
Fins soon lost popularity. By the late 1950s Cadillac, Chrysler and many
other marques had escalated the size of fins until some thought they were
stylistically questionable, and they became a symbol of American excess in
the early 60s. 1961 is considered the last of the "Forward Look" designs.
The 1962's were referred to as "plucked chickens" by Exner.
1980-1983 Chrysler Imperial
What if James Bond drove an Imperial? Sit back turn up the sound and enjoy
a great theme song and an awesome car. Thanks for watching today.
1978 LeBaron TV Commercial.
'78 LeBaron, with the awesome rims : "Turbine Wheels", and these nice
tires, with the large white line (=i do not know the name, in american ??!)
= splendid !
And featuring, the american TV actor, Frank Converse, hero of the TV show
"Movin' On" !
See my LeBaron =
78 Dodge Diplomat vs Ford Granada Ghia & Olds CutlassTom Kite featured
78 model year. This basic car stayed in production until 1989. Diplomats
were used extensively as Police Cars and Taxi Cabs after 1981 when the
Aspen and St Regis were removed from the Dodge Line Up. It proved to be a
very successful car for Dodge. Diplomats were based off the Dodge Aspen.
They share much in styling. Even the doors of the car were the same.
Diplomats phased out the stylish two door and wagon in the early eighties.
Wink Martindale is the voice over for this video.
Fashioned by Function - Chrysler Airflow
The development and testing of the revolutionary, streamline designed
The Chrysler Airflow is an automobile produced by the Chrysler Corporation
from 1934 to 1937. The Airflow was one of the first full-size American
production car to use streamlining as a basis for building a sleeker
automobile, one less susceptible to air resistance. Chrysler made a
significant effort at a fundamental change in automotive design with the
Chrysler Airflow, but it was ultimately a huge commercial failure.
1975 Imperial LeBaron & Chrysler New Yorker and Newport promo
Dealer Promo Film. These films were created by Roy Ross and used by
Chrysler Dealers using their Kodak Supermatic 60 film projectors. They
could be viewed by sales people or even by the potential customer. The
Kodak Supermatic 60 film system was launched in the early 70's. They used
a film loop cartridge. 1975 was the best selling year for Chrysler since
1969 even though overall, 1975 was a poor year for the auto industry in
general. A mere 9000 Imperials were sold in it's final year as a make of
car. The Imperials would be reintroduced three more times by Chrysler, one
in 2007 as a Show Car
2014 Jaguar F-Type V8 S - Jay Leno's Garage
2014 Jaguar F-Type V8 S. Jaguar's Eric Johnson brings the supercharged,
8-speed, 495 hp convertible sports coupe that was named 2013's World Car
Design of the Year, thanks to Director of Design Ian Callum. Hear it roar!
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Just Arrived - The 1986 Chrysler New Yorker
It just came today...
My dreams have finally been fullfilled!!!!!!!!
This car also has auto level air ride suspension!
Note: It only has 52,800 miles on it. The mileage on the instrument
cluster was from a replacement one.
Also, the radio is not original. I would like to find the original one and
install it instead.
Long Live the K-Car
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1957 CHRYSLER CARS COMMERCIAL
1956 kinescope commercial featuring William Lundigan introducing the entire
line of new 1957 cars manufactured by the Chrysler Corporation: Plymouth,
Dodge, Desoto, Chrysler and Imperial.
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1965 Chrysler Imperial Sales Features - Chrysler Master Tech
1965 Chrysler Imperial Sales Features Video from the Chrysler Master
Technician Service Conference Training Series. Used as a training tool for
dealer salesmen and a sales tool for potential customers.
Mopar is a registered trademark of Chrysler Group LLC. Master Tech series
training materials are the property of Chrysler Group LLC and are used with
Chrysler Imperial 1965 driving v8 big block
This is my 1965 Chrysler Imperial after 3.5 years of resto.
Some driving with some sound from outside
See other vids for the rest of the car
Mopar Big Block 413 cui.
4 door Hard Top
Magnaflow Dual Exhaust
Edlebrock Performer 440
1.74 inch Exhaust Valve
CompCam Duration 268/268, Lift .454/.454
Junkyard Cars Chrysler Imperial Hot Spot
Here is a junkyard I found in Fresno, California. There was about 5 acres
of nothing but Chrysler Imperial's. I also ran across an old Jeepster, and
29 Chevy truck, some old hit and miss motors, and an Guiberson 9 cylinder
radial diesel tank engine. There was a lot more to look at but I did not
have time to see everything.