New Yorker Brougham
Documented 37,019 Actual Mile New Yorker Brougham 440 V8 3 Speed Auto Survivor
- 440 cubic inch Chrysler B V8
- Chrysler TorqueFlite 3-speed automatic transmission
- Factory power steering
- Factory power front disc and rear drum brakes
- 15-inch wheels
- Dark Red cloth interior
- Correct Chrysler Auto Temp II air conditioning
- A well-kept survivor that's logged only 37,019 miles
- Sale includes a partial Broadcast Sheet and miscellaneous service records
* A well-kept survivor that's logged only 37,019 miles
* 440 cubic inch Chrysler B V8
* Chrysler TorqueFlite 3-speed automatic transmission
* Dark Red cloth interior
* Correct Chrysler Auto Temp II air conditioning
* Sale includes a partial Broadcast Sheet and miscellaneous service records
* Factory power steering
* Factory power front disc and rear drum brakes
* 15-inch wheels
Until you've been behind the wheel of a 'Motor City Behemoth' from the disco era, you just don't know what smooth cruising truly is. Lexus has made a fortune selling isolation, but classics like this 1976 Chrysler New Yorker Brougham take that mindset to an entirely different level. A special treat for MoPar gurus, this fantastic full-size is an extremely well preserved survivor that's driven only 37,019 miles in roughly 40 years. And if you've been looking for a collectible that's not only pristine but original, and not only original but unique, you'll have a hard time finding ANYTHING cooler!
Mid '70s metal features some of the most ornate styling from the Malaise Era. And this sedan's classy Black-on-Dark Red color combination is the perfect canvas for far-flung detail. In fact, the car's luxurious and traditional pigment is decidedly stately, proving once again that good taste never goes out of style. With that paint comes vast sheetmetal, which, thanks to decades of spending time in a dry garage, appears straight, clean and as crisp as the day the Motor City stamped it. That solid fuselage lines up beautifully, featuring wide doors, which open and close with ease. Spears of white outlining stripes stretch almost 19.5 feet down the sides of one of the longest profiles ever built. And overall, this Chrysler's looks defy the decades its VIN suggests.
Speaking of fit and finish, everything on this incredible Detroit creation is exceptionally well planned. And the car carries just the right amount of ostentatiousness to make an impassioned first impression. At the front of its massive body, a broad bumper frames folding, “Chrysler” branded headlights and a streamlined grille that centers a sharp Chrysler gun sight between polished turn indicators. A characteristically linear profile complements modernist parking lamps, polished door handles and stylish “New Yorker” scripts with optional door guards, correct bodyside molding and polished rocker trim. Clean glass rides between classy mirrors, Chrysler Brougham-branded vinyl, a power antenna and polished metal fairings. And at the back of the car, a second broad bumper frames spotless taillights and a cursive “Chrysler New Yorker” script.
Motivation for this 5,033-pound beast is provided by a 440 cubic inch Chrysler B block which, according to the factory, twists 175 horsepower into 300 ft./lb. of smooth torque. Highly original, the massive engine bay is in great condition throughout, featuring many correct components and factory markings. All major service items are 100% functional, including factory air conditioning. Bright blue skin covers the mill from the base of its air cleaner all the way down to its deep oil pan. The car's Satin Black fenders are clean, its firewall straight, and all the places you'd expect rust to hide are essentially solid and untouched. And overall, this sedan looks every bit as road ready as it was in 1976.
Bottom-side, this New Yorker is equipped with Chrysler's reliable TorqueFlite 3-speed automatic, which drives a factory axle and mild gears to effortless highway cruising. That powertrain hangs in a heavy duty suspension, which mixes modern Monroe Gas-Matic shocks with requisite power steering and power front disc and rear drum brakes. Spent gases are whisked away by an old school converter and muffler, which are balanced in a factory-spec single-pipe exhaust system. Like the car's engine bay, that undercarriage is solid, honest and certainly not afraid of wet weather. And everything rolls on painted steel wheels, which spin 235/75R15 Hankook Optimos around ornate, Chrysler-branded covers.
Naturally, the plush cloth interior is just as cool as the rest of the car, wrapping minimal wear in exquisite '70s luxury. Pillowy seats, featuring full power adjustment at the driver's finger tips, are nicely padded pieces that feel every bit as supple as they look. In front of those mitts, a wood-trimmed dash hangs a correct AM/FM radio and Auto Temp II climate control next to conservative factory telemetry. Below that dash, tough floor mats ride virtual acres of rich carpet. At the sides of that carpet, padded and wood-trimmed door panels found an array of power accessory switches. In front of the driver, a color-keyed steering wheel laps factory Speed Control and a tilting column. And behind the cockpit, a carpeted trunk features a full-size spare tire.
OUR SALE INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTATION AND ACCESSORIES
* A partial Broadcast Sheet
* The car's original Operator's Manual
* The car's original Warranty Booklet
* The car's original factory literature
* Miscellaneous service records
* A few spare parts
Now that they're over the AACA's 25-year age limit, '70s luxury cars are becoming increasingly popular as both show queens and road kings. These days, it seems everyone wants a high-strung curve carver, making this New Yorker's superlative road manners, full-size comfort and smooth V8 the fruits of a bygone era. There simply can't be many Malaise Era cruisers that are nicer than this, and a classically themed MoPar is most definitely the one to own. If you're looking for a spectacular classic that also happens to be a rather unique survivor, this opulent sedan will not disappoint!
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