Chrysler Imperial Eight 

  • $2k built in USA
  • 1932
  • 125 HP 6.3L
 
The 1932 Chrysler received numerous styling upgrades but kept the conventional straight-8 engine and solid-axle suspension from previous years.
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In 1932 Chrysler offered their Series CH Imperial Eight which was a shorter version of the flagship Series CL Imperial Eight Custom.
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Data points Key details of the Chrysler Imperial Eight

Price

Imperial Eight
$2k
Veneno
$4.106M
Veyron
$1.50M

Horsepower

Imperial Eight
125 HP
Veyron
987 HP
LaFerrari
950 HP

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Chrysler Imperial Eight

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The Series CH Imperial Eight could be ordered in three different bodystyles from the factory and over 1000 Dour-Door Sedans were ordered compared to the much more scarce 2/4 Passenger Coupes and Convertible Sedans.
In 1932 Chrysler offered their Series CH Imperial Eight which was a shorter version of the flagship Series CL Imperial Eight Custom.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Chrysler
Price $1,945
Type of car Production car
Year 1932

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 3.63:1
  2. 2: 2.48:1
  3. 3: 1.38:1
  4. 4: 1:1
Axle ratio 4.1:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Unknown
Rear brakes Unknown

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 39.2 lb/hp
Maximum hp 125 HP @ 3,200 RPM
Maximum torque 280 ft-lb @ 1,200 RPM

engine

Displacement 6,305 cc
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 5.2:1
Bore/stroke 3.5 in / 5 in

physical dimensions

Curb weight 4,900 lb
Width 71.8 in
Height 67.5 in
Length 203.6 in
Front track width 59.25 in
Wheelbase 135 in
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