Imperial Base 

  • built in USA
  • 1955
  • 0.0L
 
The convertible is based of the Chrysler New Yorker chassis which meant that it could use the standard folding top.
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Kellner's car was based off the new Imperial, but was unique being the only Imperial convertible built between 1951 and 1957.
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Data points Key details of the Imperial Base

Number built

Imperial Base
1 car
Veyron
300 cars
Veneno
4 cars

Engine size

Imperial Base
12 cc
Veyron
7,993 cc

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Imperial Convertible

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Inside, the interior was the biggest departure from any other Chrysler or Imperial.
By 1955, Chrysler was losing market share so Keller separated the divisions and created the new Imperial brand for the company's most luxurious cars.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Imperial
Type of car Concept car
Year 1955
Number built 1 car

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 2 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

design

Chief designer Virgil Exner

power & handling

Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 12 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas

physical dimensions

Wheelbase 126 in
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