1948 Chrysler New Yorker Convertible, 8 Cylinder with Overdrive. 90 mph. STOCK
- Make: Chrysler
- Model: New Yorker
- SubModel: Highlander
- Type: Convertible
- Year: 1948
- Mileage: 94046
- VIN: 963665
- Color: Black
- Engine size: 323.5 cu. in. Straight Eight with Overdrive
- Number of cylinders: 8
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: Fluid Drive
- Interior color: Garnet Scotch plaid
- Drive side: Left-hand drive
- Options: Convertible, Leather Seats
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1948 Chrysler New Yorker
1948 Chrysler New Yorker, One of just 12 known, this spectacular 8 cylinder[rebuilt] with Overdrive New Yorker is without question the finest in the world and tops 90 mph with ease. These motors were known to be bullet-proof and very dependable. Sporting is original factory 'Highlander' Scotch plaid wool and leather interior, and brand new very expensive garnet carpeting; this car is ready to go anywhere and be shown at the finest concours events in the country.
The Chrysler Fluid Drive transmission makes this car a pleasure to drive. Mated to a massive 135 hp straight eight 323.5 cu. in. engine, this car moves right down the road in modern highway traffic like there's nothing standing in its way. Want to own the best there is? Well here it is. The paint job on this car is lie a sheet of liquid glass with a highly detailed engine compartment and undercarriage as well. The chrome work is flawless and this car needs absolutely nothing, just drive and enjoy!
Number built: 1000 Price New: $2840 Weight: 4132 lbs Wheel base: 127.5"
DUAL factory Heaters ... Radio ... Clock[keeps perfect time] ... POWER Convertible TOP[works excellent]
Roadlamps ... Accessory 'Swan Neck' Sideview Mirrors[$1000/set]
This car has 'Best of Show" written all over it. In fact, it has an accepted invitation to the Milwaukee Concours on August 5th [The invitation goes with the new owner, and you can part right to me with my 1941 Chrysler Windsor 3 Window Businessman's Coupe.
The car comes with it original factory jack and custom carrying bag, as well as the convertible top tonneau cover. I am just the third owner in 71 years. Yes, all the gauges work; even the gas gauge.
She runs as cool as a cucumber with the help of the largest radiator I have ever seen on any car. I have owned 129 classic cars, and this ranks near the top of my favorites to drive. The chrome work alone was over $45000. There are absolutely no disappointments here. Make an Offer.
Tom Griffith/Madison WI 608-212-8774Price: $88,000 obo